During the Allen True’s West auxiliary exhibit at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver (October 2, 2009 – March 28, 2010), 823 single entries were written in the Allen Tupper True notebook placed by Manager of Visitor Services Edna Peltzmann on a music stand in the capitol rotunda where True’s eight History of Water in the […]

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The Delaware Art Museum presents On Assignment: American Illustration, 1850 – 1950, featuring over 50 paintings and drawings from the Museum’s nationally recognized collection of original illustrations, on view now through January 2, 2011. These works demonstrate the range of styles and subjects that characterized illustrations in American books and magazines from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. […]

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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:  http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_14515479

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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 November 19th, 2009

Copied from www.9news.com DENVER – The Colorado History Museum has put together a wonderful exhibit, featuring artist Allen True.  In the early 1900’s, True painted murals as public art projects, all over the city. He also painted murals in private homes and as public art in other states. True’s works are right in front of us […]

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Victoria on September 28th, 2009

The Sunday, September 27 issue of the Denver Post has a major article on Allen Tupper True written by Ray Mark Rinaldi that covers the 3 Denver exhibits,  biography, an interview on KBCO’s “Focus”, KBDI-Channel 12’s program, and Victoria Tupper Kirby’s book talk at the Tattered Cover bookstore.  The link for this article is: http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_13413875

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     CONTACT: Krissy Bassuener, DAM, 720-913-0115 July 15, 2009                                                       Celeste Jackson, DPL, 720-865-2044 Images available upon request.                            Rebecca Laurie, CHM, 303-866-3670 www.history.denverlibrary.org/AllenTruesWest ALLEN TRUE’S WEST COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITION OPENS OCTOBER 2, 2009 Denver Art Museum, Colorado History Museum and Denver Public Library join forces to tell the story of one of Colorado’s favorite artists […]

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EXHIBITION PROGRAMMING Book Signing: Allen Tupper True: An American Artist TATTERED COVER BOOKSTORE, LODO Wednesday, September 30, 7:30 p.m. Victoria Tupper Kirby will be on hand for a book signing and lecture for the recently released Allen True biography. The book was researched and written by True’s eldest daughter Jere, former reporter for the The […]

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Victoria on July 30th, 2009

EXHIBITION FACT SHEET Description: The Denver Art Museum’s Petrie Institute of Western American Art in concert with the Colorado Historical Museum and the Denver Public Library’s Western History and Genealogy Department will present a collaborative Denver exhibition running October 2, 2009 through March 28, 2010, featuring the work of Colorado artist Allen Tupper True (1881-1955). […]

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