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Professor David Shneer wins Jordan Schnitzer Book Award!

The CU Art Museum congratulates Professor David Shneer for being awarded the 2013 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association of Jewish Studies. Shneer’s award-winning catalogue was written in conjunction with the CU Art Museum’s 2011 exhibition, entitled Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust. This exemplary book can be purchased through the [...]

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Philippe Halsman, American (1906-1979) Marilyn Entering Closet, 1952 from the portfolio “Halsman/Marilyn” 1981 gelatin silver print 14 x 11 inches Gift of the Marjorie Neikrug Gallery, New York, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder Photo: CU Art Museum © Philippe Halsman / Magnum Photos, NY 

Photography from CUAM’s permanent collection chosen as photo of the month

Denver’s 2013 Month of Photography recently featured Primal Seen: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Collection of Photography from the 19th Century to the Present as part of  a regional collaborative effort to promote the medium. Learn more about this wonderful collection of photographs by checking out our brochure, available through our website.


Jen Lewin, American[–] Edison Orbs (detail 2013 hald-welded aluminum, vintage Edison bulbs, hand-mounted LEDS and custom circutry 15 x 10 x 13 feet Image courtesy of the artist © Jen Lewin 

BBC Magazine features “Jen Lewin: Artist dazzles with light-and-sound installations”

The BBC recently published a brief video interviewing the interactive light installation artist, Jen Lewin, whose work was featured in a solo show at the CU Art Museum. Learn more about the artist’s process, and take a behind-the-scenes look at the technology used for her amazing light and sound sculptures.


David Maisel, American (b. 1961) Terminal Mirage 2, 2003 pigment print, 2012 48 x 48 inches A/P Image courtesy of the artist © David Maisel  

“Uncharted Territories: Black Maps by David Maisel” from TIME Lightbox

This article, written by Paul Moakley for Time Magazine’s Lightbox, gives an in-depth look at David Maisel’s publication, Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime. The CU Art Museum hosted an exhibition of Maisel’s stunning photographs featured in this publication. Explore the vibrant works of Maisel through this incredible publication available through our online [...]

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