sculptures

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Wichita State University has received a gift of more than $1 million for the care of the school's acclaimed collection of outdoor art.

Lindsey Herkommer DeVries

Tom Otterness is a New York-based artist from Wichita who has two notable sculptures in town. His Dreamers Awake stands in front of the Wichita Art Museum, and Millipede, or “Millie” as she is lovingly referred to, is nestled in front of the Ulrich Museum on WSU’s campus.

Mechanical Sculptures In An Unusual Gallery

Apr 2, 2014
Lindsey Herkommer DeVries / KMUW

On Commerce Street, you can find a number of art galleries, but there is one that I would even hesitate to call a “gallery.” It’s really a restoration workshop with a space for art up front.

The garage-slash-art space seems an unlikely pairing, but every time I walk into Go Away Garage, I’m impressed by either the quality of craftsmanship in the art or the quality of the presentation. Last Final Friday, I was impressed by both.

'Wichita Arch' Is A Living Work Of Art

Jan 22, 2014
Fletcher Powell / KMUW

Andy Goldsworthy is a British sculptor who travels all over the world to create site-specific sculptures.

'Three Women Walking' A Complex Portrait of Femininity

Nov 13, 2013
KMUW

Francisco Zúñiga’s “Three Women Walking” seems to be a straightforward representation, but subtleties in expression, gesture and formal technique indicate there is more going on.

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: Keeper Of The Plains

May 29, 2013
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The Keeper of the Plains is a monumental sculpture that marks the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers.

Art Review: A Dual Exhibition Venture

Apr 3, 2013
Chiyoko Myose

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

Art Review: Alexander Calder

Aug 22, 2012
Eric Wilcox / Flickr

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor best known for his large mobiles – kinetic sculptures that use simple air currents to bring life to line, color and shape. A Calder sculpture is instantly recognizable by its awkward geometric shapes delicately balanced on long spindly wires, giving it an almost skeletal look.

Art Review: Louise Nevelson

Jul 25, 2012

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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