Past Exhibitions

  • May 6, 2011 - August 1, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery
    Conceptual artist Cosima von Bonin’s creative practice is distinguished by an exceptional interweaving of sculpture, installation, video, textiles, music, performance, and her own social network....   more
  • January 28, 2011 - April 18, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum
    American contemporary artist Elizabeth Peyton is celebrated as one of the most important painters of her generation; during the last two decades she has also created numerous monotypes, lithographs, etchings,...   more
  • January 28, 2011 - April 18, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum
    Island Press: Three Decades of Printmaking surveys the work of Washington University’s Island Press from its beginnings as a traditional press shop in 1978, producing high quality artist editions in...   more
  • January 28, 2011 - April 18, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum
    Luis Camnitzer: Forewords and Last Words presents a selection of prints, multiples, and artist’s books by renowned conceptual artist Luis Camnitzer, highlighting his longstanding engagement with the...   more
  • January 28, 2011 - May 9, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    The devastation wrought by World War I led to virulent critiques of reason, progress, and a kind of nationalism that had used technology to mostly destructive ends. International Dada movements during the War...   more
  • November 3, 2010 - January 3, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Saligman Family Atrium
    Joe Deal was among the most influential American landscape photographers of the latter 20th century, known for austere, almost abstract images that balanced depictions of the natural and man-made worlds. Joe...   more
  • October 8, 2010 - January 10, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth and College of Art Galleries
    Brazilian conceptual artist Rivane Neuenschwander creates playful, ephemeral and often participatory artworks that blur distinctions between author and viewer, object and memory, permanence and temporality....   more
  • August 20, 2010 - September 23, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, College of Art Gallery
    This exhibition showcases works of large-scale postwar abstraction from the Kemper Art Museum's permanent collection. The selection presents a cross-section of proliferating strategies and approaches to...   more
  • August 20, 2010 - January 10, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    Studying the Art Object: Materials and Methods brings together a diverse but select group of paintings and sculpture from the Kemper Art Museum’s permanent collection that pose a variety of questions...   more
  • May 21, 2010 - July 18, 2010
    Kemper Art Musuem, Teaching Gallery
    Over the last three centuries, artists have adopted comic strategies as a vital mode of political, social, and institutional critique. They have employed a range of expressive forms, including caricature, the...   more