Dear Clyfford: Art's a Drag

Maybe we just need to see art through someone else's eyes. If those eyes happen to be sporting false eyelashes that look like tropical palm fronds and are topped with enough eyeshadow to give Tammy Faye pause, then all the better.

At Denver Art Museum's Untitled event this April, the Denver Public Library has reteamed with local drag superstars to create a lively tour of the exhibit, Shade. This exhibit is housed in both the DAM and the Clyfford Still museum and features the work of Still and contemporary abstract expressionist, Mark Bradford. It's a brilliant show and our queens will embellish your tour with a treasure trove of alternative facts.

CSM & DAM’s Untitled: Talk Back: No T, All Shade Tours
Friday, April 28, 6-10 p.m.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy., 80204

Get the conversation going at Untitled: Talk Back, with drag queen tours of Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford, a two-venue presentation by the Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Clyfford Still Museum. Denver divas, Shirley Delta Blow and Dixie Crystals, will get you all sorted out with a fantastical tour of Still's work -- loaded with drag realness. Other Untitled event highlights include original music composed and performed by Nathan Hall and Ryan Seward at both museums. Featuring fun workshops, unexpected performances, tours with a twist and libations & conversations, DAMs Untitled is one of the cheapest and best nights out on the town! Drag tours are free with admission to the event. More info

Written by Chris on April 20, 2017

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