Embrace! Denver Art Museum, contemporary art celebration | Denver Event Photographer

World renowned artists take over the museum

Site specific installations commissioned by the Denver Art Museum to Embrace! the bold architecture will be on display from Nov. 2009 through April 2010. Artists from around the world, including Denver’s own John McEnroe, came together at the opening reception to celebrate 17 different pieces of art.  The evening was lead by the Denver Art Museum’s curator Christoph Heinrich, treating patrons to a personal tour of the exhibit. Later Mayor John Hickenlooper toasted the evening, followed by a few words by museum architect Daniel Libeskind.

Christoph Heinrich starts the tour of Embrace! with this four story painting by Katharina Grosse

John McEnroe's work Element from The Bathers

Nicola Lopez with her work Untitled road map in the background

Zhong Biao - Draft of Mirage

Architect Daniel Libeskind, Mayor John Hickenlooper, Natalie Saxe, Christoph Heinrich

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