“In general, I try and distinguish between what one calls the Future and ‘l’avenir’ (the ‘to come.’) The future is that which—tomorrow, later, next century—will be.” Any art show that kicks off its theme with a quote from the philosopher, Jacques Derrida, is, in our book, heading in a thoughtful direction. The artist, Poesia, who has edited and published the influential online blog, Graffuturism.com since 2010, was at the forefront of pushing graffiti style artwork as it made its way into the contemporary art lexicon. Many of the artists he has curated in the new exhibition, L’Avenir, opening at Mirus Gallery in Denver on April 26, 2019, helped make the transition possible, but also held influential and experimental places in…

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