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“Only one”

Clyfford Still Museum
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US$29.99*
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Ranked #22 of 255 things to do in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 14, 2016 to January 15, 2017, the Clyfford Still Museum will display more than 260 of Clyfford Still's works on paper in the Museum's largest exhibition to date. With very few exceptions, paintings will not be on view in the Museum during this time.
Crestone, Colorado
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Only one”
Reviewed 20 January 2014

As the only major institution for this great abstract expressionist, it's collection is unparalleled. For an artist who chose his destiny In an art historical context, he is unique.

Visited January 2014
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Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It's basically color on a canvas.”
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I'm not sophisticated enough to get excited about blocks of color on gigantic pieces of canvas.
There are a few sketches and paintings that he did before the blocks of color. They were OK.

Visited April 2013
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Parker, CO
Level 6 Contributor
494 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Small, Intimate Museum”
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Unfortunately, I am not a huge art fan, so my opinion may not help. I liked the smallness of this museum, the personal touch of the guide (she was excellent), and the story of how it came to be was nice.
As for the art....well, again, not a huge fan.

Visited October 2013
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Denver, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Absolute gem in Denver!”
Reviewed 14 January 2014

This museum is hugely under-appreciated, both in terms of the quality of the art and the history behind it. Clyfford Still was a radical and revolutionary painter, who went against the grain and his contemporaries. The museum is also manageable in size, and so it's an excellent introduction to this style of art. It's also free the first Saturday of the month, which is always fun due to the number and type of attendees.

Visited November 2013
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Littleton, Colorado, Usa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“A nice place to visit with family/friends”
Reviewed 31 December 2013

I spent the day with my daughter. We visited this beautiful museum and enjoyed the exhibit. Very interesting.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Wendy B
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