Denver Art Museum Exhibit: La Malinche

Over the weekend I visited the Denver Art Museum for a member preview of their newest exhibit; Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche. I had no idea what the exhibit was about, I assumed it was something religious because the portrait that was used for the advertisement seemed so. And I also thoughtContinue reading “Denver Art Museum Exhibit: La Malinche”

Zany, Crass fun with the Video Game The Procession to Calvary

As you may know from my bio, I am a YouTube gamer and I play along with my husband. It’s his channel and I help with the banter. Now you must be wondering what this has to do with the art blog. Recently I came across a game titled The Procession to Calvary by theContinue reading “Zany, Crass fun with the Video Game The Procession to Calvary”

The Relevance of American Western Art

During my trip to Wyoming one of my stops were to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West located in Cody. It is a massive museum complex that encompasses five museums; one of which being the Whitney Western Art Museum. It was dedicated in 1959 to artist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. She was responsible for creatingContinue reading “The Relevance of American Western Art”

Porn and Artful Nudity

One of the most visited pornographic websites, PornHub, is facing charges from the Louvre in France and the Uffizi in Italy. Reason being that they recreated scenes from masterpieces using porn stars, on their site without permission. Some of the paintings that inspired their suggestive scenes, were Spring (also known as Primavera) by Botticelli andContinue reading “Porn and Artful Nudity”

Sound Art: The Next New Art Movement

At the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas; a new project is under way. Funded by art philanthropists Ernest and Sara Butler (a cool 5 millions was dropped) the art installation is set to open to the public in 2022. Being built by Norwegian based architecture firm, Snøhetta, a sound garden is what isContinue reading “Sound Art: The Next New Art Movement”

Mesopotamia and Persia: The Cradle of Civilization and Big Baby Steps

The Sumerians of Mesopotamia were responsible for many inventions, including writing, the wheel, the plow and the irrigation canals. They also influenced for the next 2,000 years after that the pictorial narrative. The pictorial narrative is scenes depicting a story. We saw a little bit of that with the decorated rooms of Catal Hoyuk. ThisContinue reading “Mesopotamia and Persia: The Cradle of Civilization and Big Baby Steps”

The Advent of Immersive Art

The other day I stood in line with my husband for a ride in Elitch Gardens, situated in downtown Denver. The idea of the ride is like no other, yet the actual ride mechanics was like a typical haunted house ride with a boxcar to sit in. Its concept and creation came from Meow Wolf,Continue reading “The Advent of Immersive Art”