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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Thu May 02, 2019 7:29 pm

Mr. Gneiss wrote:
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The Monet exhibition will be in the Hamilton Building. It is named after Frederic C. Hamilton who headed the fundraising drive for the $110 million building. In 2014, he bequeathed 22 impressionist paintings to DAM, four of which are by Monet.

The building's odd shape is said to create equilibrium problems for some people.

Hamilton Building - Denver Art Museum
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Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Mr. Gneiss wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:45 pm
The Monet exhibition will be in the Hamilton Building. It is named after Frederic C. Hamilton who headed the fundraising drive for the $110 million building. In 2014, he bequeathed 22 impressionist paintings to DAM, four of which are by Monet.

The building's odd shape is said to create equilibrium problems for some people.

Hamilton Building - Denver Art Museum
Good art often throws people off balance.
Yeah, but so does bad art. :rolleye:
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Post by Foggy » Tue May 07, 2019 12:55 pm

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Post by tencats » Wed May 22, 2019 11:04 am

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Kate Kretz
May 20
A Cautionary Tale on Art, Censorship & Social Media

I’m one of those artists who’s been plugging away in the studio for the past thirty years. Part of the Art World’s middle tier, I am perpetually hovering on the edge of my “big break”, but I no longer hold my breath in wait for it. I have work in a few important collections, and a 25-page CV. I’ve won Arts Council grants in all the states I’ve lived in, I have a few nice exhibition catalogs, and have been in museum shows across the country and abroad. I hope to move up a few more rungs on the art world ladder before I die, but that’s far less important to me than consistently making work I am proud of.

Presently, all but the top 1% of artists are struggling. Several artist grants have dried up, and sales have declined, leaving creatives to expend more energy simply trying to make ends meet. So many middle-tier galleries have closed that a large number of artists like myself are managing our own careers full-time while making art. Social media has been a tremendous help in this area: I can create a new work, post it, get instant feedback, and often, within a few weeks or months, get offers to exhibit it. While a few hundred to a few thousand people might see my art “in real life” during the course of an exhibition, a strong, well-photographed image placed on social media can reach ten times as many eyes through multiple “shares”.

Read more at

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Post by Mr. Gneiss » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:00 am

Reposting this as a reminder to anyone considering visiting Denver between October 21, 2019 and February 2, 2020, tickets for the Monet exhibit go on sale to the general public on June 25. As a member, I can "pre-purchase" tickets for the Monet exhibit for $22 for an adult. For non-members the exhibit is $27, and you will also have to purchase a general admission ticket for $10 (Colorado adult resident) to $13 (Out-of-state resident).

ETA: This link regarding Monet Ticket Tips
Mr. Gneiss wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:21 pm
The Denver Art Museum will have an exhibition of 125 Claude Monet paintings from October 21, 2019 through February 2, 2020. This isn't meant to be be a replacement for the meetup earlier in October. Denver will be the only U.S. venue for the exhibit.

For exhibit and ticket information: Claude Monet The Truth of Nature


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Post by Chilidog » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:07 am

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Lazarus and the Rich Man.
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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:43 am

ESPYS Red Carpet has some fab artwork on the guys!

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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:48 pm

https://mymodernmet.com/kirie-paper-cut ... yo-fukuda/
Japanese Artist Hand-Cuts Intricate Octopus From Single Sheet of Paper
Paper cutting art requires tremendous patience and a steady hand, and Japanese artist Masayo Fukuda has mastered the craft. Known as Kirie in Japanese (translated as “cut picture”), the traditional art form involves cutting intricate forms from a single sheet of white paper and then contrasting it against a black background to reveal the design. Fukuda has been practicing Kirie for 25 years and has recently revealed what she believes to be her best work of 2018—an incredible life-sized paper octopus.

At first glance, the beautiful artwork looks as though it was rendered using fine-tipped pens, but Fukuda carefully cut every detail from one sheet of paper. The elaborate depiction details the majestic sea animal’s rounded body, bulging eyes, and 8 long arms. Various textured sections look like pieces of delicate patterned lace, such arm suckers that resemble ornamental doilies and decorative swirling patterns on the head. The mesmerizing artwork celebrates the beauty of the fascinating species, who are known to change their skin color and texture within seconds to match their surroundings.
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Post by Dolly » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:10 pm

Artist Crochets Life-Size Anatomically Correct Skeleton with Removable Organs




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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:18 am

COOOOOLLL!!!
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Post by Indigo » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:18 am

tencats wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 11:04 am
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Facebook Bans Artist For Transforming MAGA Hats:

Kate Kretz
May 20
A Cautionary Tale on Art, Censorship & Social Media

I’m one of those artists who’s been plugging away in the studio for the past thirty years. Part of the Art World’s middle tier, I am perpetually hovering on the edge of my “big break”, but I no longer hold my breath in wait for it. I have work in a few important collections, and a 25-page CV. I’ve won Arts Council grants in all the states I’ve lived in, I have a few nice exhibition catalogs, and have been in museum shows across the country and abroad. I hope to move up a few more rungs on the art world ladder before I die, but that’s far less important to me than consistently making work I am proud of.

Presently, all but the top 1% of artists are struggling. Several artist grants have dried up, and sales have declined, leaving creatives to expend more energy simply trying to make ends meet. So many middle-tier galleries have closed that a large number of artists like myself are managing our own careers full-time while making art. Social media has been a tremendous help in this area: I can create a new work, post it, get instant feedback, and often, within a few weeks or months, get offers to exhibit it. While a few hundred to a few thousand people might see my art “in real life” during the course of an exhibition, a strong, well-photographed image placed on social media can reach ten times as many eyes through multiple “shares”.

Read more at
Thanks for sharing this. Quite interesting.

A bit off topic but I was also cut off from Facebook recently. It began with what was likely some bogus claimed "security" matter with my account, Facebook demanding that I provide a cell phone number they could send a text message to with a code I would then enter into Facebook to verify my number; I think that all Facebook really wanted was my phone number and that the security issue was merely a pretext to obtain it.

I did not really want to do this, as Facebook has proven incapable (and worse) of protecting personal information. And there is no way to delete a phone number like that once Facebook has it. But I decided to do it anyway.

But that was not all. Next, Facebook demanded that I provide a photo of myself, even though there are already some uploaded to my account! Enough is enough. Facebook itself has been (ir)responsible for more of its personal data being compromised than perhaps any single user or entity, even the Russians. It all starts with them, and its odd how security conscious they play at being when, in fact, they compromise user security and are a truly despicable bunch. The $5 billion fine they were also recently assessed is also chump change when compared to the vast amounts of advertising revenue Facebook generates.

So consider me "unplugged." Facebook is a data mining blight on the world and one that I won't be certainly participating in anymore.
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Post by Notorial Dissent » Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:09 am

Fukuda's stuff is just flat out amazing.
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Post by tek » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:32 am

Indigo wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:18 am
So consider me "unplugged." Facebook is a data mining blight on the world and one that I won't be certainly participating in anymore.
The bad news is that you are now part of a statistic that FB can point to showing how they are "clearing out fake accounts" .. even though yours wasn't a fake account.

Facebook sucks in every way.
There's no way back
from there to here

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Post by Indigo » Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:21 pm

tek wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:32 am
Indigo wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:18 am
So consider me "unplugged." Facebook is a data mining blight on the world and one that I won't be certainly participating in anymore.
The bad news is that you are now part of a statistic that FB can point to showing how they are "clearing out fake accounts" .. even though yours wasn't a fake account.
Ha! I'll bet you are right about that.
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Post by Dolly » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:57 am

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