Wichita Art Museum http://kmuw.org en Art Review: Wichita Art Museum's Exceptional Glass Collection http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-wichita-art-museums-exceptional-glass-collection <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Wichita Art Museum’s permanent collection has strong holdings in Early Modernism from the United States, with notable artists such as: Edward Hopper, Arthur Dove, John Singleton Copley and Mary Cassatt. But did you know it also has an exceptional collection of American glass?</p><p>The majority of the glass holdings are Steuben Glass - a pinnacle of American artisanship. Steuben Glass was founded in 1903 and produced high-end decorative glass for over one hundred years, until its closing in 2012.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 16:11:23 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 35125 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Wichita Art Museum's Exceptional Glass Collection Art: Looking Forward To 2014 http://kmuw.org/post/art-looking-forward-2014 <p></p><p>It’s the New Year, and with it comes the excitement of change and things to come. Galleries are preparing for their newest shows, but for 2014 the Ulrich Museum is taking the bull by the horns with four new exhibitions opening in January.</p><p>In the upstairs Polk/Wilson Gallery, the sublime photographs by Richard Ross take an unblinking look at the conditions and treatment of American juveniles currently held in detention centers for the show <em>Juvenile In Justice</em>.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 28444 at http://kmuw.org Art: Looking Forward To 2014 What Can Contemporary Art Tell Us About Our Environment? http://kmuw.org/post/what-can-contemporary-art-tell-us-about-our-environment <p></p><p></p><p>On November 8th and 9th, the Ulrich Museum and the Wichita Art Museum team up for a joint symposium called <em>Nature’s Impact, Art’s Force</em>. While the title is a little awkward, the collective symposium appears intriguing, as it will tackle issues of nature, ecology and technology through the lens of contemporary art. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 25526 at http://kmuw.org What Can Contemporary Art Tell Us About Our Environment? WAM Exhibition Is A Vibrant Debut For New Ulrich Curator http://kmuw.org/post/wam-exhibition-vibrant-debut-new-ulrich-curator <p></p><p>This month, the Wichita Art Museum opened &ldquo;Vital Signs: New Media Art from the San Jose Museum of Art.&rdquo; Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 24243 at http://kmuw.org WAM Exhibition Is A Vibrant Debut For New Ulrich Curator Art: Louise Nevelson http://kmuw.org/post/art-louise-nevelson <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Louise Nevelson was a key American sculptor in the mid-20th century. Her Modernist artwork changed the world of sculpture – much like what Jackson Pollock did for painting. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 20817 at http://kmuw.org Art: Louise Nevelson Art Review: Ray Turner Population http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-ray-turner-population <p></p><p>The portraits of California-based artist <a href="http://rayturner.us/home/">Ray Turner</a> engage viewers with their direct gaze and thick, luscious strokes of oil paint that rest on top of 12-by-12-inch panels of glass. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 18699 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Ray Turner Population Art Review: Under Pressure http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-under-pressure <p></p><p>The Wichita Art Museum opened a new show this past weekend. The exhibition is <em>Under Pressure: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation</em>. This exhibition features 40 artists from this private collection of postwar American artists. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 12235 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Under Pressure Art: A New Era In Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/art-new-era-wichita <p></p><p>Looks like we’ve survived another apocalypse! Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 10223 at http://kmuw.org Art: A New Era In Wichita Art Review: Occupy Art http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-occupy-art <p></p><p></p><p>The Wichita Art Museum has assembled a new exhibition from their permanent collection. It’s called “Occupy Art: Protest and Empathy for the Worker.” Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 9712 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Occupy Art Art: Touring Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/art-touring-wichita <p></p><p></p><p>As family comes into town for the Thanksgiving holiday, show them the creative side of Wichita. Many of the city’s museums will keep normal business hours next week-- except for the holiday itself-- which gives Wichitans a chance to show off their city.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 8464 at http://kmuw.org Art: Touring Wichita