Friday, November 5, 2010

Allen True's West: Installation

Posted By on Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 2:10 PM

I interviewed Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center museum director Blake Milteer yesterday on the upcoming Allen True's West show. Here are some shots of the main gallery, mid-installation.

Mural studies on the back wall.

Milteer says the paintings, prints and mural studies were left in their shipping crates for a few days to allow the works to adjust to the local humidity (or lack thereof). This is a common practice with traveling exhibits.

Original paintings used for illustrations in books and magazines.
  • Edie Adelstein
  • Original paintings used for illustrations in books and magazines.

Surprisingly, the FAC has no work from True in its permanent collection. “One day we’ll rectify that,” says Milteer.

A large portion of a mural.

Allen True's West opens Thursday, Nov. 11, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Read a full preview of this show in next week's Indy.

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