Art Review

Artist Curt Clonts takes listeners on an artistic journey through the eyes of an insider. Tune in on alternate Wednesday to hear his latest art review.

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Art Review: How A Gallery Space Affects An Exhibition

Oct 16, 2013

This week, I returned to the Wichita Art Museum eager to visit the exhibition: Learning to See: Josef Albers and The Interaction of Color.

This small exhibition pulls work from the museum’s permanent collection to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Albers’ now-classic publication, The Interaction of Color. Albers’ book and formalist artwork explore color relationships, asserting that how we perceive color is highly dependent on its surroundings. Albers’ assertion is correct, as evidenced by the unfortunate display of his work in the Vollmer Gallery.

WAM Exhibition Is A Vibrant Debut For New Ulrich Curator

Oct 2, 2013

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

Art: Shift Space Returns

Sep 18, 2013

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

Art Review: Nature's Toolbox

Sep 4, 2013

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.

Art: David Salle

Aug 21, 2013
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.

Art: What Is Modern Art?

Aug 7, 2013
dkshots / Flickr

What is the difference between Modern art and contemporary art?

Art: Louise Nevelson

Jul 24, 2013

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.

Art: Museums In The Summer

Jul 10, 2013
Fletcher Powell, File Photo / 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?

Art: How A Vacant Window Became An Edgy Art Gallery

Jun 26, 2013
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.

Art Review: Ray Turner Population

Jun 12, 2013

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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