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Andrew Denman: The Modern Wild
Produced by David J. Wagner L.L.C.
David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director
Installation Photos & Videos
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
Walnut Creek, CA. September 19- October 18, 2015
Photos by Andrew Denman, Guy Combes, and Randal Dutra.

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Part I of the process of installing the exhibiton. Videography and post-
production by Andrew Denman. Music by Airk Rain.



Part II of the process of installing the exhibiton. Videography and post-
production by Andrew Denman. Music by Airk Rain.



Full Video of "A Conversation with Andrew Denman, Lecture and Q&A Program,
at the Lindsay Wildlife Experience. Videography by Guy Combes. Post-
production by Andrew Denman. Music by Airk Rain.


Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, AZ. October 31, 2015-January 3, 2016
Photos by Robert Renfrow.

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Photos by Ray Goodwin.
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Photos Courtesy of ASDM Staff and Guy Combes.
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The Modern Wild: Promotional Mini-Documentary
First Premiered in the Ironwood Gallery at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Musuem.
Videography, Editing, and Voiceover by Andrew Denman. Music by Airk Rain.


Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Oradell, New Jersey. February 1-April 30, 2016
Photos courtesy of the HBAM Staff.

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About The Modern Wild

In the early years of the 21st Century, amidst growing interest in wildlife generated by a greater need for conservation than ever before, popular interest in wildlife art continues to broaden, and with it, a new trend is emerging: a movement away from the literal, illustrative style which typified so much of the 20th Century, towards a more interpretive, contemporary approach. Andrew Denman is at the leading edge of this evolution. His unique combination of hyperrealism with stylization and abstraction imbues his work with a strongly contemporary flavor that immediately distinguishes him from his peers. Over the last ten years, he has emerged as one of the most original voices in his field, a position solidified with awards, honors, and aquisitions by private collectors and museums alike.


"Andrew Denman: The Modern Wild" is the first ever solo museum exhibition of the artist's work. Thirty-five original paintings as well as preparatory studies, drawings, and photographs, will showcase Denman's artistic evolution and art-making process. Visitors to this exhibition will find themselves captivated, challenged, and informed by images that push the boundaries of the wildlife art genre. A poet as well as a painter, Denman uses nature's innumerable inspirations not as a template for illustrative mimicry, but as a springboard for metaphore seldom seen in animal art.


David J. Wagner, Ph.D., author of American Wildlife Art and curator of such notable traveling museum exhibitions as "The Art of Robert Bateman," "Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen," and "Kent Ulberg: A Retrospective," now enters the next chapter in his scholarly exegesis of this fascinating genre with "Andrew Denman: The Modern Wild." Both Dr. Wagner and Andrew Denman are excited to bring this collection of the artist's work into the public eye.



David J. Wagner, L.L.C., Exhibition Tour Office
(414) 221-6878; davidjwagnerllc@yahoo.com
davidjwagnerllc.com



Welcome to the online home for artwork by Andrew Denman, a California –based, internationally recognized, award-winning contemporary wildlife artist. Denman primarily paints wildlife and animal subjects in a unique, hallmark style combining hyper-realism with stylization and abstraction. His dynamic and original acrylic paintings can be found in museum collections on two continents and in numerous private collections in the USA and abroad. His clear voice, unique vision, and commitment to constant artistic experimentation have positioned him on the forefront of an artistic vanguard of the best contemporary wildlife and animal painters working today.
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