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82  ASPENPEAK-MAGAZINE.COM GALLERIES & MUSEUMS ART BASE The Art Base fosters creative expression in the visual arts for all ages and abilities, providing a base of opera- tions for local and regional artists through education, regular exhibitions, and events that support and stimulate the artistic vitality of the entire Roaring Fork Valley. 99 Midland Ave., Basalt, 970-927-4123; ASPEN ART MUSEUM The AAM is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art, as well as innovative and timely exhi- bitions, educational services, and public programming. The museum is free thanks to the (very) generous patronage of Amy and John Phelan. 637 E. Hyman Ave., 970-925-8050; BALDWIN GALLERY Since 1994, Baldwin has been presenting new work by established artists of international renown, with a focus on American art. 209 S. Galena St., 970-920-9797; Ave., Ste. 17A, Basalt, 970- 948-4075; WIND RIVER GALLERY Established in 1990, Wind River Gallery specializes in works of modern and contemporary American artists depicting the West in all its splendor, including landscapes in oils and gouache and bronze sculptures of frontiersmen and women, cowboys, and native peoples. 505 E. Hyman Ave., 970-925-3919; DINING ACQUOLINA One of town's top pizzerias and trattorias boasts an impressive Italian-centric bar, with plenty of amari and aperitivi to stir up an appetite. 415 E. Main St., 970-925-8222; AJAX TAVERN Nestled within putting distance of the gondola, Ajax Tavern is synonymous with après-ski. But don't overlook the hearty fare: the famous double cheeseburger and truffle fries, plus a seasonally rotating menu of salads, pastas, and more. 685 E. Durant Ave., 970- 920-6334; CHRISTOPHER MARTIN GALLERY Self-taught artist Christopher Martin is best known for his signature technique of painting in reverse, using acrylic paint on a sheet of clear acrylic. 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-7649; GALERIE MAXIMILLIAN Since 1997, Galerie Max has presented historic master- works on paper alongside contemporary European work (with a predilection for Young British Artists). 602 E. Cooper Ave.; 970-925-6100; RED BRICK ARTS CENTER For 40 years, Red Brick has been supporting local art by providing affordable art programs for children and adults as well as hosting exhibitions from local and regional artists. 110 E. Hallam St., Ste. 118; 970-429-2777; TANIA DIBBS BIG SKY STUDIO Tania Dibbs is a full-time studio artist working in oils, encaustics, and sculpture with a contemporary, con- ceptual focus. 227 Midland WORLD TOUR From veteran chef C. Barclay Dodge comes "new world cuisine" inspired by his 30 years of global travel—plus a cocktail menu to match. Balancing sweet and savory in almost every dish and drink, Bosq touts creative items like oxtail dumplings with tomato marmalade and roasted salmon with green mole. A bar menu fea- tures salty small plates, such as house-made chips and shrimp toasts. Enjoy the view from your perch on the Wagner Park pedestrian mall—but linger for the food. 312 S. Mill St., 970-710-7299; PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOLLY DODGE ART, FOOD, MUSIC, AND MORE: ASPEN SIZZLES IN WINTER. SCENE : THE GUIDE WIND RIVER GALLERY The gallery opened in 1990 and has been showcasing Western American oils and bronzes by some of today's most recognized artists. Our focus includes landscapes and wildlife indicative of the beauty of our valley and surrounding areas. As a family run business, we have enjoyed developing long- standing relationships with a client base that spans the world. Consequently, pieces have gone not just to the wonderful mountain homes here, but to collections across the globe. We delight in having our regular friends stop by, but are always thrilled to introduce new people to our collection. We are located in the Ute City Building at 505 E. Hyman, Aspen, CO 81611. 970-925-3919

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