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Plus Gallery Features New Work by Xi Zhang

Opening Thursday, March 8 is a powerful new show by one of Denver’s most exciting artists, Xi Zhang. The exhibit, titled “11 Ceremonies”, will run through April 14 at Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer. Ivar Zeile of Plus describes the work. “The paintings document our continually shifting online living experiences and identities, interpreted by Zhang through a stunning array of color and fluid form that heavily merges abstraction and the figurative in a most provocative way.”…

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Great Divide Ranked as 14th Best Brewery in the World!

That’s quite an accomplishment. We were sitting here watching the snow fall in Downtown Denver trying to decide whether to continue to do that…or think about a beer. Beer won. RateBeer is an international website that goes through hundreds of thousands of articles, comments, ratings, competitions and festival news about beer all over the world. So, when they came out with their rankings of the 100 best breweries, there’s Denver’s own Great Divide very near the top…

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Ivar’s At It Again…At Plus Gallery!

The next offering from contemporary Plus Gallery owner Ivar Zeile deals with the ever-popular subject for 2012…the Apocalypse! “Apocalypse? How!”, a group exhibition featuring Drew Englander, Donald Fodness, Paul Nudd and Larry Bob Phillips, opens Friday, January 27 at 6 p.m. with a “Rapture Reception”. That generally means some very good and rapturous refreshment while viewing. And, the exhibit runs through March 3. Plus Gallery is at 2501 Larimer. See this…before anything else happens!

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Frank Martinez in Fourth Solo Show at Plus Gallery!

Opening on Thursday, December 8 at Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer, is Denver painter Frank T. Martinez back with his fourth solo exhibition “Out / Line” from December 8th, 2011 through January 21st, 2012. “Martinez has become one of the most appreciated and acclaimed abstract painters in the region since debuting in 2004. Martinez works in series, each an extension but quite different from the last, exploring a particular concept in depth and to its conclusion. …

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He’s Back! Friday at Plus Gallery!

Bill Amundson pulls no punches in his depiction of society gone mad. Returning to Denver for a one-man show of all new drawings at Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer, Amundson expands on the great success of his deft use of pencil and paper…and a wild imagination. Bill has been a force in the Denver art scene for years, even after moving away in 2010. The show opens this Friday, October 28 with an Opening Reception from 6-9 p.m.…

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12 Countries, 12 Bikes, And, Only One Day Downtown!

This is cool! Ivar Zeile of Plus Gallery was selected to curate 12 pieces of art. Nothing unusual about that. Except the “canvas” for each piece is a racing bike. As in sleek Cannondale racing bike. The bikes represent the 12 countries from which 128 riders will come to race in Colorado at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, August 22-28th. And, just like a stage race, every bicycle work of art is entirely original and…

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Plus Gallery Reaches Ripe Old Age of 10!

The show celebrating 10 years at Ivar Zeile’s Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer, goes through August 20. There are two compelling reasons to see it. The first floor features the paintings of Colorado-born and Portland-based Gabriel Liston. “Still on the Wrong Side of the Water” features his sensitive work with hints of his roots from growing up on the Western Slope. Liston is a highly respected painter and writer. Upstairs, you’ll find Ivar’s Ten Year Anniversary Wall. It’s…

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