Four artists stake their claims in Appropriated: The Chronicled West at Robischon Gallery
Stephen Batura, "Spring Morning."
There are big openings of shows at the Denver Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art that explore international and Californian phenomena -- but don't miss the exhibit opening tonight at Robischon Gallery that touts imagery from right in our own back yard.
Appropriated: The Chronicled West, which will be celebrated at an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, features the work of a quartet of homegrown artists working in the milieu of the West. Four completely different visions -- Stephen Batura's monumental and painstaking recreations of photographs documenting trainwrecks, Edie Winograde's photographs of historical re-enactors, Jerry Kunkel's take on the great romantic painters of the West and Gary Emrich's Western kitsch images -- provide a whole landscape of possibilities.
It's a show as big as the Western horizon is wide, and runs through May 5. For more information, go to the Robischon Gallery's website or call 303-298-7788.
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