We're just beginning to get a feel for our new state, but one of the initial surprises in Denver was finding the Clyfford Still Museum - a two-story, 28,500-square-foot building designed specifically to display Still's work. Still's will stipulated that his estate be given in its entirety to an American city willing to establish a permanent museum dedicated solely to his work, ensuring its survival for exhibition and study. In August 2004, the City of Denver was selected by Still's wife, Patricia Still, to receive the substantial Still collection.
The building itself is amazing and a beautiful showcase for the late artist's constantly rotating collection, including early works and photgraphs I've never seen that foreshadow his famous paintings. There is also interesting documentation of his personal letters, supplies and studio tools. Not to be missed.