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Clyfford Still Museum in Denver Breaks Ground on Future Home

Clyfford Still - Left to right: Untitled (PH-118), 1947 - 1957-J, No. 2, 1957 - Untitled (PH-382), 1940 All images Copyright: Estate of Clyfford Still

DENVER, CO.- The Clyfford Still
Museum officially broke ground on its future home in a public ceremony that
brought together Denver City officials, art and cultural ambassadors, and
business leaders. Scheduled to open in 2011 in the heart of Denver’s vibrant
arts district
, the museum will provide an intimate environment
for the viewing of the Still Estates, encompassing some 2,400 works spanning the
artist’s career
and representing one of the most comprehensive
single-artist holdings in the world. Designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works
Architecture, the new building reflects the institution’s mission to preserve,
present, and celebrate the work of this legendary American artist and will
provide architecturally compelling spaces for the study and enjoyment of Still’s