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Staff Favorites: David Finch

by Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

We’re taking you behind the scenes again in our second installment of Staff Favorites, highlighting Clyfford Still’s works through the eyes of those who spend the most time with them. Next up is

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Staff Favorites: Bailey Harberg Placzek

In 2019, we’re taking you behind the scenes with staff interviews about their favorite artwork in the Museum’s collection. Our first interview features Bailey Harberg Placzek and her work of choice: PH-963. Placzek, associate curator and catalogue raisonné research

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Three Keys to Clyfford Still’s Time at Yaddo

by Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp, Editorial Assistant

In the summer of 1934, Clyfford Still embarked on a transcontinental journey from Pullman, Washington to Saratoga Springs, New York. He was headed to Yaddo—a prestigious artist’s retreat—and the time he spent there …

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Patricia Garske Still (1920 – 2005)

by Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp

Before Women’s History Month comes to a close, we felt it important to shine a spotlight on Clyfford Still’s second wife, Patricia (Pati) Alice Garske Still. Pati was a driving force in preserving Still’s legacy both …

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Clyfford Still’s Artistic Influences: William Blake

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

In our final week of Still & Art—an exhibition …

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Mythbusting: Clyfford Still

Less is known about Still by the public than many of his contemporaries—like Jackson Pollock—who have been the subjects of movies, books, and lore. So, on what would be Clyfford Still’s 113th birthday, we’re dispelling four common myths about …

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Clyfford Still’s Influences: Music

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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Clyfford Still’s Influences: The West

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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Doors Open Denver

Doors Open Denver (DOD) is an annual two-day event that provides opportunities for residents and visitors to explore our city, creating meaningful connections to the built environment and promoting quality design.

Explore the building that houses the world’s most intact …

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The unTour Unlocks Creativity

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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