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The canvas was his ally. The paint and the trowel were his weapons. And the Art World was his enemy. Discover an American Master at the Clyfford Still Museum, home to the world's most intact public collection of a major American artist. From October...more
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To be honest, I was unfamiliar with Still until today. But, wow, was this a special museum! Well laid out, excellent signage that explained the concept without the clutter that one might find at other museums. Well worth the stop!
Just behind the huge Denver Art Museum is this modern housing of Still's entire work. Follow in chronological order, and you also get a primer on art history. From realism to contemporary, the art works are interesting. Don't pass it up.
My wife and I spent an entire morning visiting this museum near downtown Denver. I had never heard of Mr. Still but never knew much about abstract modern art. I learned so much about him and came away with an appreciation of this genre of...More
Here you can see the progression of Clyfford Still's career. He insisted the galleries only install his art went on display. He shunned the art world to stay true to his artistic beliefs.
The the building is a work of art in itself.
This is a nice small museum so you don't get overwhelmed. The work is displayed chronologically which shows the Small's progression, and there are good descriptions/information by the majority of the works. Because it is a small museum and probably not too well known, we...More
We chose Denver for our vacation destination after my spouse found a book of Still's art. We got to the museum right at 10AM and had an amazing experience! To get to see one artist's work, set in a beautiful building, arranged in the way...More
Still was one of the originals - he may have been the first major North American abstract expressionist but despite the laurels he received over his career - including being one of the few living artists to have a one person exhibition at Metropolitan Museum...More