"Light has the power to create, define, and solidify; or leave in shadow that which we believe to be real."
major challenge for me in art is to keep under control the tyranny of
a logical mind. The spirit that moves me is capricious, unruly and irreverent.
Most of my work grows out of intuitive impulse the rest gets
underway by just playing."
First Friday at Lumonics
Sandcastle (detail) by Dorothy Tanner
TANNER, an artist still creating past the age of 90, is featured in
Colorado Expression Magazine (April/May). She's one of the most
amazing people I've ever interviewed. Catch her current show at Denver
International Airport: Like her light sculptures, she's colorful and
the whole article:
"Light and sound artist Dorothy Tanner creates breathtaking sculptures using light, and she also uses sound to create a mesmerizing, multi-sensory experience. Dorothy takes us into her Denver studio and gallery Lumonics."
Here is the YouTube clip of the segment.
be on the list for the next open house:
photo by Jeff Nass
courtesy of EPIC Colorado Magazine, Spring 2013
story by Kelsey McMaster
other photos by Ms. McMaster
ABOUT RENTING THE GALLERY
Selected works of Dorothy Tanner
and Mel Tanner were part of the Light
Supply Exhibit at the Museum of Outdoor Arts
June 25, 2011 - February 25, 2012
info and articles
is one in a series of posts in honor of Denver Arts Week that salute
some of our favorite people and places on the arts scene."
Lester The Jester
(Plexiglas, Video, and LED lighting)
photo by Alecia Jensen
More Selections From An Extensive Collection
Google Art Project:
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album on Google+
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album 2 on Google +
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album 3 on Google +
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album 4 on Google +
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album 5 on Google +
Dorothy Tanner Sculpture Photo Album 6 on Google +