Painter Christian Rex van Minnen

Taking Surrealism back to its roots, Denver-based painter Christian Rex van Minnen has a less direct approach but similar style to that of Giuseppe Arcimboldo's sixteenth-century portrait heads. Playing with finely-rendered textures and visceral components suggesting organs, skin, meat, crustaceans and plant life, but also including more literal elements like flowers, clothing and silhouettes, the artist uses dramatic, one-point lighting adding a depth and creepiness …

Libeskind in Progress

We mentioned Libeskind's addition to the Denver Art Museum back in February and just included a rendering of the fantastic cubist design. Cubistro has been taking photos throughout the construction process that are a must see for any of you die-hard fans.

Denver: Art Museum Addition

The Denver Art Museum is getting quite the grand and futuristic expansion–They're calling it the Frederic C. Hamilton building. It's going to be an impressive geometric shaped explosion made of glass and over 230,000 square feet of titanium all designed by Daniel Libeskind. Libeskind designed the Jewish Museum in Berlin in '99, and in '03 he was selected to design the World Trade Center site …