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‘The Nance’ at the Edge

‘The Nance’ at the Edge

  There are only a small handful of pieces of art and literature that are able to impact someone on such an emotional and profound level. That is why when those pieces are discovered you must cherish and hold onto them. ‘The Nance’ is certainly one of those pieces.   This Tony award winning play […]

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place exhibit opens at the Denver Art Museum

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place exhibit opens at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum opened their new exhibit, Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, last week. The site-specific commission showcases Hispanic and Latino artist from the American Southwest and their interpretation of place. Place was defined in many different ways. Artists expressed place in terms such as: home, location, country and border. The exhibit consists […]

Photo exhibit explores Middle East culture

Photo exhibit explores Middle East culture

Editor’s note: An article published in The Metropolitan on Feb. 8 misinterpreted the Presence: Reflections on the Middle East exhibition at the Center for Visual Art. Through photography, the exhibition explores the presence and absence of people, the influence of culture, the repetition of pattern and the idea of trace in photography – the idea […]

At Helikon art is anything but exclusive

At Helikon art is anything but exclusive

At the Helikon art gallery, art is something everyone can enjoy and support. Sitting in the middle of downtown Denver, Helikon isn’t like most other galleries around it. Commissioning local artists, it displays pieces related to science fiction, fantasy and other pop culture topics, drawing in a wide array of people that usually wouldn’t be […]

Collective Nouns: The Metropolitan State University Faculty Exhibition

Collective Nouns: The Metropolitan State University Faculty Exhibition

On November 18th the Center for Visual Art debuted Collective Nouns, an MSU Denver Faculty Exhibition. The exhibit runs from November 18th until January 21st, 2017. During the opening night, visitors explored the gallery, observing sculptures, photographs, paintings, and video collages. Many stood in discussion with faculty members about their artwork, while others dyed Easter […]

Dominique Christina a Voice of Conviction

Dominique Christina a Voice of Conviction

Watching Dominique Christina perform is inspiring. She stands proudly in the middle of a circle, surrounded by many eager faces waiting to hear her speak, and clinging to every word as she does.  When Christina performs it is clear she is in her element by the way she controls the crowd. She shouts her frustration […]

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