Lindsey Herkommer DeVries

Art Reviewer

Lindsey Herkommer DeVries is from Dallas, Texas. She earned her B.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007, and M.A. in Art History from Southern Methodist University in May 2012.

Over the course of these two degrees, she focused her research on Modern and contemporary art from the United States, Western Europe, and Latin America.

Currently, she teaches art foundations and art history at Wichita State University.

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This month, the Wichita Art Museum opened “Vital Signs: New Media Art from the San Jose Museum of Art.”

One of the premiere events happening this Final Friday is the grand re-opening of WSU Shift Space.

Over the Labor Day weekend, the Ulrich Museum opened their new fall exhibition: Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention. The exhibition aims to raise awareness of the human impact on the environment.

jondresner / Creative Commons / Flickr

Painter David Salle came to prominence in the 1980s when there seemed to be a lull in major American artists on the international contemporary art scene.

dkshots / Flickr

What is the difference between Modern art and contemporary art?

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.

Fletcher Powell / KMUW

I love museums in the summer. What’s better than the beautifully cool environment of a museum when you need a break from the intense heat of the day?

Randy Regier

A wonderful new collaboration has received the support from the prestigious John S and James L Knight Foundation. Activate Wichita, a website that serves as a virtual town hall, has partnered with the Wichita Public Library to commission temporary art installations in vacant downtown windows.

The portraits of California-based artist Ray Turner 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.

vansassa / flickr

The Keeper of the Plains is a monumental sculpture that marks the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers.

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