The touring exhibit Allen True’s West opens next at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street in Oklahoma City, OK,  on February 4 and runs through May 15, 2011. It is the last venue for this show (due to the bankruptcy of the organization handling the tour). There is a preview […]

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Victoria on November 26th, 2010

ALLEN TRUE WAS A FAMILY MAN Victoria Tupper Kirby says her grandfather taught her to fly fish, play chess and draw horses. She recalls less about his work in the studio than she does about True gently training the family dog. “He was a very patient man, my grandfather, with children and animals,” she says. But […]

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Victoria on November 21st, 2010

Allen True’s West: New touring show celebrates Western art “Allen True’s West” When: Through Jan. 9 Where: Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Admission: $10, $8.50 seniors, military personnel with ID and students, members free; 634-5583, Something else: From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Victoria Tupper Kirby, co-author of “Allen Tupper True: An […]

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Victoria on November 21st, 2010

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Victoria on May 21st, 2010

Tom Noel, professor of history at the University of Colorado Denver reviewed Allen Tupper True: An American Artist for the Center for Colorado & the West’s website.  Below is his review: Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library Published on ( Allen Tupper True: An American Artist Author : Jere True and […]

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Victoria on May 21st, 2010

Southwest Art highlighted Allen Tupper True: An American Artist in its April 2010 issue. Here is a reproduction of the coverage.

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Victoria on March 7th, 2010

John Andrews has written in the March 7th  issue of the Denver Post his impressions of the current exhibit (closing March 28) of True’s work at the Denver Art Museum.  He certainly has an interesting perspective. Here is the link to his article:

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Victoria on February 8th, 2010

Denver’s PBS station KBDI-12’s  original production Allen True’s West, can now be watched online. The program showcases the life and art of Colorado’s foremost muralist, Allen Tupper True, whose later work captured the character of a region in transition from wild frontier to the modern West. Allen True’s West complements the on-going exhibitions of True’s […]

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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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Victoria on December 23rd, 2009

The Winter 2010 issue of the University of Chicago’s Critical Inquiry journal lists the Allen True biography on its “Books of Critical Interest List.” Critical Inquiry is an interdisciplinary academic journal devoted to publishing the best critical thought in the arts and humanities.

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