Art Review

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5:00 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Art: Louise Nevelson

Louise Nevelson, Night Tree, 1971. Cor-ten steel, 128 1/2 x 41 x 30 in. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University. Gift of the artist and the WSU Student Government Association.

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.

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5:00 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Art: Museums In The Summer

The Kansas African American Museum
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?

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8:27 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Art: How A Vacant Window Became An Edgy Art Gallery

Randy Regier has given the ground floor of the Sterling Water Systems building, at Market and William, an installation featuring his signature post-war Americana style centering on the theme, “The Future of the Public Library.”
Credit 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.

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5:00 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Art Review: Ray Turner Population

courtesy Wichita Art Museum

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.

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5:00 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Art: Keeper Of The Plains

Credit 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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5:00 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Art Review: But Wait, There's More

Credit Lindsey Herkommer / KMUW

April’s Final Friday was absolutely splendid. One show that really caught my attention was Randy Regier’s solo exhibition But Wait, There’s More at Diver Studio.

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5:00 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Art: Ulrich Faculty Biennial

The artists of the 19th Ulrich Faculty Biennial
Credit Ulrich Museum of Art

Over the weekend, the Ulrich Museum of Art opened their 19th Faculty Biennial.

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5:00 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Art Review: Pushin' Up Daisies

This spring, CityArts presents the work of the local artist collective “Famous Dead Artists” in an eclectic, action-packed, 20-year retrospective called Pushin’ Up Daisies.

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5:00 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Art Review: A Dual Exhibition Venture

"Tumbled, Dried, and Softened," Chiyoko Myose, 2013
Credit Chiyoko Myose

Two exhibitions opened this past Final Friday at the Mid-America Fine Arts Gallery, in the Commerce Plaza building on Douglas.

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5:00 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Art: Small Pleasures

Levente Sulyok stands in front of the installation of his "Small Pleasures"
Credit Madeline McCullough / Ulrich Museum of Art

The mural by Joan Miró titled “Bird People” makes the façade of the Ulrich Museum an icon of the city.

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