Members of True’s extended family donated works by the artist to the University of Denver’s Art Collections (DU) to be exhibited in DU’s Vicki Myhren Gallery and be accessible to students at DU to study and enjoy. The artworks donated include easel two paintings: “The Plaza” and “Pack Outfit”; four mural studies: “Stage Coach,” Pioneer […]

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Victoria on June 24th, 2014

The Former Colorado National Bank is transformed into the  Renaissance Marriott Downtown Denver and Allen Tupper True’s Murals are Preserved Report and Photos by Joan True McKibben, Granddaughter of Allen Tupper True Having seen the Colorado National Bank (CNB) building in her saddest state, it was with utter joy that I walked into her lobby […]

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On Thursday, July 8, 2010, at 6 pm, the Nicolaysen Art Museum, 400 E. Collins Drive in Casper, WY, will co-present with Hilltop National Bank “The Conservation and Restoration of Allen True’s Murals,” a lecture by Carmen F. Bria, Jr., Director and Chief Conservator at the Western Center for the Conservation of Fine Arts in […]

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Jimy Valenti has written a feature article about Allen True’s Colorado State Capitol murals  in the February 5, 2010 issue of The Colorado Statesman.  He interviewed “True historian” Jim Barrett; Peter Hassrick, Director Emeritus of Denver Art Museum’s Petrie Institute of Western American Art; and his granddaughter  and co-author of True’s biography Victoria Tupper Kirby. […]

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The Denver-based blog, a site dedicated to telling less well-known stories of denver history, culture, and art and curated by Hugh Graham and Jill Hadley Hooper, asked Victoria T. Kirby to submit a story about Allen Tupper True to help draw attention to the three exhibitions of his work and life now open at […]

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Victoria on September 25th, 2009

The premiere of Denver’s PBS TV station KBDI-Channel 12 of ALLEN TRUE’S WEST is on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 pm, followed by another airing on Sunday, October 4 at 7 pm.  The program will be available on KBDI’s website at a later date. Go to this link to see a short preview of this […]

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