Category: Misc.

We are proud to announce the J. Paul Getty Museum has acquired Christopher Russell’s handmade book GRFALWKV for their Permanent Collection. The J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, CA) houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and photography. To fulfill its mission, the Getty Museum continues to build its collections through purchase and gifts and develops programs of exhibitions, publications, scholarly research, public education, and the performing arts that engage their diverse local and international audiences. Congratulations, Christopher!

LA><ART and the city of West Hollywood are hosting John Knuth collaboration with Andy Featherston, titled Whitesnake. The video will run on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood through June, 2016

John Knuth at Torrance Art Museum

John Knuth’s work is included in Doppelgänger at the Torrance Art Museum. Curated by Dr. Julia-Constance Dissel, Ichiro Irie, Sandra Mann and Max Presneill, the exhibition includes artists Martin Durazo, Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Augusta Wood, Eric Yahnker, and others. The exhibition runs April 2 through May 28, 2016.

Whitney Carter

We are very pleased to welcome Whitney Carter to the David B. Smith Gallery as our new director. Whitney brings an extensive knowledge of contemporary art and a decade of experience in the gallery business.

After receiving her MA in Art History from San Francisco State University, Whitney worked at several galleries in Los Angeles, including ACE Gallery, and was the director for four years at Kinkead Contemporary. She then founded Carter & Citizen, a contemporary art gallery in Culver City, and developed the gallery over three years into a well-respected contemporary art venue.

After nearly 10 years in Los Angeles, Whitney recently relocated to Denver to be closer to family. The David B. Smith Gallery is very pleased to welcome Whitney to our Gallery. Please stop by and say hello!

David was asked by Juxtapoz magazine to contribute to their “Travel Insider” series, which offers a review of local favorites in cities across the country by a member of the community, and he was honored to offer his thoughts on the sights, sounds, and stomachfuls to be found in Denver.

Pick up a copy of the June issue of Juxtapoz for David’s take on the cultural and culinary attractions located in our fair city.

Luxe Magazine, David B. Smith Gallery
Luxe Magazine listed the gallery in a list of Colorado destinations for “En Route” in their Spring 2014 issue:

Located in the historic LoDo neighborhood of Denver, David B. Smith Gallery has framed itself above the rest. Through progressive contemporary art, the gallery has made a name for itself among collectors on an international scale. Smith takes both established and emerging artists, such as Kim Keever (shown), to exhibit a curated and dynamic palette of talent. With an extensive publishing division and intelligent exhibits, the gallery serves as a cultural compass for the Colorado art scene.

Sarah McKenzie, Transitional, Exhibition CatalogueExhibition catalogue for Sarah McKenzie at the David B. Smith Gallery
March 14 – April 12, 2014

Sarah McKenzie: Transitional
Softcover, 10 x 7 1/4 inches, 86 pages

Foreword: Nora Burnett Abrams, Associate Curator, MCA Denver
Essay: Kyle MacMillan
Additional Text: Kim Dickey

Printed and bound in the United States
Published by David B. Smith Gallery, 2014
978-0-9857418-6-0
$30

To order, please visit our online store.

5280 Home Magazine, David B. Smith Gallery
5280 Home magazine featured the gallery in a feature called “How to Buy Art” in their Spring 2014 issue, which included advice from Denver-based art dealers and consultants.

Research galleries at industry sites such as the Denver Art Dealers Asociation, suggests David Smith, owner and director of the David B. Smith Gallery (pictured). Although the prices aren’t listed online, you’ll get a feel for which galleries’ aesthetics align with yours. Then start visiting your favorites. And don’t get intimidated. Smith says: “This is Denver, and pretty much every gallery here is totally accessible.”

Paul Jacobsen, Orgone, Exhibition CatalogueExhibition catalogue for Paul Jacobsen at the David B. Smith Gallery
March 28 – April 27, 2013

Paul Jacobsen: Orgone
Softcover, 10 x 7 1/4 inches, 64 pages, 28 color images

Essay: Grace Yvette Gemmell

Printed and bound in the United States
Published by David B. Smith Gallery, 2013
978-0-9857418-5-3
$30

To order, please visit our online store.

Cole Sternberg, Exhibition catalogueExhibition catalogue for Cole Sternberg at the David B. Smith Gallery
February 22 – March 23, 2013

Cole Sternberg: all his strength was concentrated in his fists, including the very strength that held him upright
Softcover, 10 x 7 1/4 inches, 62 pages, 44 color images

Essay: Shana Beth Mason

Printed and bound in the United States
Published by David B. Smith Gallery, 2013
978-0-9857418-4-6
$30

To order, please visit our online store.