Past Exhibitions

  • 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 relating...   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
  • May 7, 2010 - July 26, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery
    The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum has acquired some exceptional new photographs over the last few years through generous gifts and purchases, which we are pleased to celebrate in the current exhibition Focus...   more
  • May 7, 2010 - July 26, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum
    The exhibition features thesis projects by the 2010 Master of Fine Arts candidates in Washington University's Graduate School of Art, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. The opening...   more
  • February 5, 2010 - April 19, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum
    Sharon Lockhart is well known for her formally strict and conceptually precise films and photographs that often explore social subject matter. As much as her photographs reveal cinematic qualities of staging...   more
  • February 5, 2010 - April 19, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, College of Art Gallery
    Allison Smith is known for creating large-scale installations that critically engage popular forms of historical reenactment, along with crafts and other traditional cultural conventions, to redo, restage, and...   more
  • February 5, 2010 - May 17, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    American Indian Art and Iconography brings together over twenty-five art objects and artifacts made by the indigenous peoples of North America. This Teaching Gallery exhibition, drawn from the Museum's...   more