Kirkland Museum, Denver Photos

The Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is housed in the former home and studio of Vance Kirkland (1904-81). Beyond Kirkland's abstract paintings, his vast life's collection of furniture, ceramics, porcelain, and plastics which well document the evolution of objects from Art Nouveau to examples by Frank Lloyd Wright to abstract chairs.

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Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. Denver, CO.Facade of Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Kirkland Museum interior showing galleries which once were home & galleries of artist Vance Kirkland. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art (1311 Pearl St.). Denver, CO.Facade of Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Kirkland Museum interior showing galleries which once were home & galleries of artist Vance Kirkland. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Decorative arts & painting collection of Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Studio of Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Fantasy painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Fantasy painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Decorative arts & painting collection of Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Studio of Vance Kirkland (1904-81) at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Fantasy (1951) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Fantasy (1953) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Timberline Abstraction painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Limitless Space painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Illusion of Floating Mysteries in Red Space painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Energy of Explosions Twenty-Four Billion Years B.C. painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Timberline Abstraction (1953) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Limitless Space (1960) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Illusion of Floating Mysteries in Red Space (1975) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Energy of Explosions Twenty-Four Billion Years B.C. (1978) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Explosions on Sun 60 Billion Light Years from Earth painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau Cabinet by Endre Thek of Austria at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Van Briggle pottery from Colorado Springs at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Denver Denaura vases by William Long at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Explosions on Sun 60 Billion Light Years from Earth (1980) painting by Vance Kirkland at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau Cabinet (c1900) by Endre Thek of Austria at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Van Briggle pottery from Colorado Springs at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Denver Denaura vases (1903) by William Long at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Art Nouveau vases by Fernand Moreau of Teco Art Pottery at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Della Robbia vase by Frederick Hurten Rhead of Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Aztec Arts & Crafts / Art Nouveau vase by Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Grueby Elephant Texture vase at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Art Nouveau vases (c1905-6) by Fernand Moreau of Teco Art Pottery at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Della Robbia vase (c1906) by Frederick Hurten Rhead of Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Aztec Arts & Crafts / Art Nouveau vase (1905) by Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Grueby Elephant Texture vase at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Art Nouveau Mettlach vase from Villeroy & Boch of Dresden, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau table service by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Glasgow-style tulip pattern table service by George Logan made by Keeling & Co., England at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau tureen by Albin Müller made by Steinzeugindustrie Coblenz, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Art Nouveau Mettlach vase (c1900) from Villeroy & Boch of Dresden, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau table service (c1903-4) by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Glasgow-style tulip pattern table service (c1905) by George Logan made by Keeling & Co., England at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Nouveau tureen (c1911) by Albin Müller made by Steinzeugindustrie Coblenz, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Floor lamp by Frank Lloyd Wright for Sherman Booth house of Glencoe, IL, at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in 1990 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China teapot by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in 1990 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China for Cabaret dining room by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in c1960 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Floor lamp (1915) by Frank Lloyd Wright for Sherman Booth house of Glencoe, IL, at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China (1916-22) by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in 1990 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China teapot (1916-22) by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in 1990 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tokyo Imperial Hotel China for Cabaret dining room (1916-22) by Frank Lloyd Wright reissued by Noritake in c1960 at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Original Midway Gardens plate by Frank Lloyd Wright made in Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Spun aluminum coffee set by Russel Wright at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Electric snack set by Chase Brass & Copper at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Catalina Island Pottery first bright dinnerware in America at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Original Midway Gardens plate (1914) by Frank Lloyd Wright made in Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Spun aluminum coffee set (1931) by Russel Wright at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Electric snack set (1934) by Chase Brass & Copper at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Catalina Island Pottery (1929) first bright dinnerware in America at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Harlequin Art Deco ceramics by Frederick Hurten Rhead made by Homer Laughlin China of WV at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Deco Fiesta Tableware by Frederick Hurten Rhead made by Homer Laughlin China of WV at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.After dinner service by Gio Ponti made by Richard Ginori of Italy at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Perisphere & Trylon plastic model from 1939 World's Fair at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Harlequin Art Deco ceramics (1936-7) by Frederick Hurten Rhead made by Homer Laughlin China of WV at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Art Deco Fiesta Tableware (1936) by Frederick Hurten Rhead made by Homer Laughlin China of WV at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.After dinner service (c1935) by Gio Ponti made by Richard Ginori of Italy at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Perisphere & Trylon plastic model from 1939 World's Fair at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Bakelite napkin holder rabbits at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Dedham blue & white Crackleware rabbit bowl at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Dedham blue & white Crackleware rabbit cups at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Silhouette Art Deco vase by Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Bakelite napkin holder rabbits (1940-50s) at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Dedham blue & white Crackleware rabbit bowl (1891) at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Dedham blue & white Crackleware rabbit cups (1891) at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Silhouette Art Deco vase (1950) by Roseville Pottery of Zanesville, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Raymor Contempora by Ben Seibel made by Steubenville Pottery, Ohio at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.California Contempora pitcher by Frank Irwin made by Metlox Potteries at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Primitive Pattern tableware by Viktor Schreckengost made by Salem China, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tri-tone Kitchenware by Eva Stricker Zeisel made by Hall China, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Raymor Contempora (1950-1) by Ben Seibel made by Steubenville Pottery, Ohio at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.California Contempora pitcher (1954) by Frank Irwin made by Metlox Potteries at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Primitive Pattern tableware (1955) by Viktor Schreckengost made by Salem China, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Tri-tone Kitchenware (1953-4) by Eva Stricker Zeisel made by Hall China, OH at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.
Smart Set by Charles Murphy made by Red Wing Potteries, MN at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Bucking Bronco ashtray by Frank Vavra at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.

Smart Set (1955) by Charles Murphy made by Red Wing Potteries, MN at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Bucking Bronco ashtray (c1953) by Frank Vavra at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.


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