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Colorado Public Radio Breaks News About New Non-profit, Black Cube

Jul 24 2015

Denver’s Black Cube Will Bring ‘Nomadic’ Art Exhibitions To Public Spaces

 

In the art world, “White Cube” is a common term for a traditional museum or gallery space, referencing those perfectly bleached walls that hold the art. “There’s something intentionally sterile about that, something intentionally pure,” said Denver curator Cortney Lane Stell. “It really oscillates between a laboratory and a sacred space.” 

Stell wants to turn that idea on its head and bring art to everyday spaces. She’s now leading a new nonprofit called Black Cube that will do just that.

Artist and philanthropist Laura Merage  — who also founded Denver’s RedLine gallery — created Black Cube. It’s designed to serve, she said, as a “nomadic contemporary art museum.”

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