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Clyfford Still Museum, Denver
(4.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Clyfford Still is considered one of the most important and significant artists of the 20th century. He originated the Abstract Expressionism movement and influenced the work of contemporaries such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. Few artists of this magnitude have left behind such a comprehensive and mysterious collection of work. And never before has the world seen such a collection of work displayed intact, and under one roof. The Clyfford Still Museum provides visitors with an unprecedented opportunity to view and appreciate Still's extraordinary art and life. The size and significance of the collection, coupled with the extraordinary building design, makes this Museum unlike any other.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I’ve never been much for abstract expressionism. A lot of abstract art leaves me cold, but there was something about the art of Clyfford Still that intrigued me and made me want to see his museum. So,...  more »
  • Loved visiting this stunning museum which was open late on the last Friday evening of the month. Handsome brutalist architecture is the setting for this museum showing the work of this one great artis...  more »
  • I have always liked the Abstract Expressionists, so I was surprised that I didn't know Clyfford Still. This museum was a great introduction to one of the more interesting and significant abstract expr...  more »
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  • A truly unique museum designed to exclusively feature the art of Clyfford Still in a manner that reflects the evolution of his art over time. The collection seems to rotate the art work on a quarterly (3 month) schedule so if you like it I recommend visiting a few times a year. Also I really enjoy going during the days on weekdays (M-F) because its relatively empty and your group can take their time, chat without bothering others and enjoy all the features of the building.
  • Very unusual venue devoted entirely to one artist. Clyfford Still was a major influence in Abstract Expressionism and we'll respected educator. Must see the giant canvasses to really appreciate the medium.
  • The architecture of the museum itself was a true highlight however the focus of a whole museum on just one artist was great, as it gave you a real appreciation of Clifford's development & style throughout his life.
  • I enjoyed looking at the paintings and learning more about Clyfford Still. My favorite part was the drawing room.
  • This museum is great, but may not be for everyone. Still's work is a little misplaced in Denver and a museum dedicated to one artist may turn some off. Beyond that, the museum is beautifully designed and presents the painter's work chronologically in a unique and accessible method. It's a real treat, and I left appreciating Still and his work much more.