PH-401, 1957

“I want to be in total command of the colors, as in an orchestra. They are voices.” -- Clyfford Still | Image: Clyfford Still, PH-401, 1957. Oil on canvas, 113 x 155 in (287 x 393.7 cm). Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO. © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY

Clyfford Still’s Influences: Music

Posted on November 14, 2017

by Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

This is the second in a series of posts complementing our current exhibition, Still & Art. You can read the first post here.

Clyfford Still, like many great artists (Jackson Pollock, Pablo …

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PH-623

Image: Clyfford Still, PH-623 (Prairie Winter), 1929–30. Oil on canvas, 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm), Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO. © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY.

Clyfford Still’s Influences: The West

Posted on October 4, 2017

by Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

This is the first blog post in a series complementing our current exhibition Still & Art.

Clyfford Still spent his formative years in the West, moving back and forth between the western U.S. …

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Hidden No More: New Discovery Tools Now Online

Posted on September 20, 2017

Home to the world’s most intact public collection of a major American artist, the Museum formally launched two new online discovery tools today. More than 2,200 works of art—approximately 470 paintings and 1,750 works on paper by Still—are now available …

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A visitor at Mark Bradford’s exhibition in the United States Pavilion. Photo by Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times

Media Roundup: Bradford in Venice

Posted on May 18, 2017

With the art world and international press focused on the 2017 Venice Biennale this week, we’re taking a moment to share some of the impressive coverage highlighting Mark Bradford. Bradford represents the U.S. in Venice this year with an …

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2-Clyfford Still, Landscape view of the Grand Coulee Dam construction in Washington, 1936

Clyfford Still, Landscape view of the Grand Coulee Dam construction in Washington, 1936. Photograph, 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.43 x 6.99 cm). Clyfford Still Museum. © City and County of Denver.

Through the Camera’s Eye: Clyfford Still at the Grand Coulee Dam

Posted on April 22, 2017

By Kimberly Roberts, Junior Research Fellow, Clyfford Still Museum Research Center

The Clyfford Still Museum collection and archive contain approximately 23,000 photographic images (prints, slides, negatives) spanning the artist’s life (1904-1980). Some were taken by Still’s youngest daughter Sandra or …

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Clyfford Still, PH-77 (detail), 1936. Oil on canvas, 43 3/4 x 56 3/4 in. (111.1 x 144.1 cm) © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY

Clyfford Still and Dorothea Lange: Iconic Images of the Depression

Posted on March 21, 2017

by Jennifer Davey

The National Gallery of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum recently announced a major gift of photographs from the collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser. Among the works are photographs by Dorothea Lange, a …

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photo by James Dewhirst

The unTour Unlocks Creativity

Posted on January 9, 2017

By Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

It might be cliché, but variety is often the spice of life. At the Museum, that adage translates into our staff working energetically behind the scenes to create fresh programming. One of the goals …

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A guest at CSM during the summer of 2016. Photo by James Dewhirst

Making New Friends

Posted on December 22, 2016

By Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

At the Museum, we can hardly believe it’s almost time to ring in a new year. As we bid farewell to a whirlwind year of developments —online, in London, and here …

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Photo: Sandra Still, courtesy the Clyfford Still Museum Archives.

Ten Timeless Quotes by Clyfford Still

Posted on November 30, 2016

By Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

If you have been to the Museum, you probably know that Clyfford Still was a prolific artist. (The Museum houses some 830 paintings, and our current exhibition, Clyfford Still: The Works on Paper,

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Installation view of Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts, October 2016.

Installation view of Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts, October 2016. Image credit: © David Parry

Clyfford Still’s Paintings Take London by Storm

Posted on September 20, 2016

Today the Royal Academy of Arts unveiled Abstract Expressionism—the first comprehensive survey of the eponymous American postwar movement to be mounted in Europe in more than 50 years. The press opening was attended by more than 200 members of …

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Denver’s collection. Online and open to all.

Welcome to our new online collection of 2,000+ works of art.

Enjoy full-screen viewing, deep-zoom resolution, and a slow-looking tool with every object.

We’ve also launched our archival research database with 1,900+ items.

Learn more here.