5 Colorado Artists to Collect Now
"It's time to buy your artwork from the Mile High City's community of talented artists. Five art experts tell you whose work they're loving right now." "Museum of Contemporary Art Denver assistant curator Zoe Larkins was particularly taken by Berger’s exhibition for Black Cube last year. “There’s an intimate quality to her works…but there’s also an element of the uncanny, a surrealism to them,” she says...
The Gold Hill Art Project
The Gold Hill Art Project brings together a series of site-specific contemporary art installations situated in cabins and open spaces in the historic mining town of Gold Hill. Three Black Cube Artist Fellows – Molly Berger, Jennifer Ling Datchuk and Eric Stewart – have created new works that respond to the local history and surrounding landscape. Collectively these artworks draw together layers of past and present.
Site / Sounds podcast
Site/Sounds is Black Cube's podcast, which features behind the scenes stories on our Artist Fellows and their pop up art exhibitions.
Interview with Traction Magazine
I grew up with a plum tree in my front yard. It is only with distance, many years later, that I was able to recall the plum tree at all and take note of its specialness. I think about that a lot in relation to this work, about the plum tree, and about the subtle yet enormous shift from ordinary to extraordinary that objects can take on.
Artstream Nomadic Gallery
The Artstream Nomadic Gallery has been putting contemporary ceramic art on the street since 2002. It is a traveling exhibition space housed in a restored 1967 Airstream trailer. Based in Carbondale, CO, over the past 15 years it has exhibited in more than 150 locations, from Los Angeles to New York, Houston to Minneapolis.
MOMA acquires @ symbol
"Some linguists believe that @ dates back to the sixth or seventh century, a ligature meant to fuse the Latin preposition ad—meaning “at”, “to,” or “toward”—into a unique pen stroke. The symbol persisted in sixteenth-century Venetian trade, where it was used to mean amphora, a standard-size terracotta vessel employed by merchants, which had become a unit of measure. Interestingly, the current Spanish word for @, arroba, also indicates a unit of measure."
"I collect treasures."
“What’s your best treasure?” “A brown and red pot. Ancient Egyptians used to keep brains in pots!”
Things! Important things, little things, personal things, things you can hold and things that can take hold of you. This hour, we investigate the objects around us, their power to move us, and whether it's better to look back or move on, hold on tight or just let go.