MCA Exhibition

JOHN MCENROE, “BEAUTY DOES”
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

July 16 – September 29, 2013
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John McEnroe Exhibit “Beauty Does”
MCA Denver
Ron Pollard, Photographer

Denver-based artist John McEnroe presents a new, site-specific work for the Fries Family Atrium as well as an exhibition of sculpture and other works to be presented in the Mary Caulkins & Karl Kister Gallery and the Joseph Crescenti Family Gallery.

To create the sculpture, which will fill the Fries Family Atrium, McEnroe manipulates a polymer to resemble monumental drips of paint. Sheer and light, this large-scale installation will include stalactite forms that course through the open spaces of the museum. The installation will be complemented by other sculptural works in the Mary Caulkins and Karl Kister Gallery and the Joseph Crescenti Family Gallery.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents new exhibitions by artists Guillermo Kuitca, Tatiana Blass, John McEnroe and Gaspar Libedinsky in conjunction with the 2013 Biennial of the Americas, an international festival of art, culture and ideas.

“Beauty Does” Exhibition Photos

Exhibit Press

  • Artist John McEnroe, a guru of goo – with attitude – at MCA Denver. McEnroe’s “Beauty Does” exhibit at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents new work from the Denver artist.
  • John McEnroe: Beauty Does. McEnroe presents a new, site-specific work for the Fries Family Atrium as well as an exhibition of sculpture and other works. Denver Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • Why I Love This Art – John McEnroe’s Beauty Does, MCA Denver Blog, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents four new solo exhibitions this summer, artdaily.org.

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EXHIBITION SUPPORT
These exhibitions are sponsored in part by the MCA Denver Director’s Vision Society, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Colorado Creative Industries. MCA Denver also thanks the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

ABOUT MCA DENVER
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is a non-collecting institution acting as an incubator for art and ideas, artistic exchange, and dialogue. In 2007, eleven years after its founding, the museum opened a new David Adjaye-designed building in Lower Downtown Denver. MCA Denver presents exhibitions featuring local, national and international artists, as well as offering ongoing public programs that explore the relationship between art and contemporary life. MCA Denver has a robust youth program, with a focus on teens. In 2009, The Lab at Belmar merged with MCA Denver.