Past Exhibitions

  • 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
  • September 18, 2009 - January 4, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum
    Dripping or flinging paint across a canvas; letting the progressive decay of organic materials determine a composition; flipping coins to compose musical scores--these are some of the processes used to...   more
  • September 18, 2009 - January 4, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, College of Art Gallery
    Imaginative and visionary while conceptually rigorous and complex, the projects in Metabolic City feature fanciful names--Bubble City, Floating City, Instant City, and Marine City--for proposed systems...   more
  • September 18, 2009 - January 4, 2010
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    Drawing from an array of popular media, documentary photography, and personal artworks, this exhibition explores the various visual representations of Japanese Americans during the 1940s. Within months after...   more
  • May 8, 2009 - July 27, 2009
    Kemper Art Museum
    The exhibition features thesis projects by twenty-seven master of fine arts candidates in Washington University's Graduate School of Art, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. MFA Candidates...   more
  • May 8, 2009 - July 27, 2009
    Kemper Art Museum
    Rirkrit Tiravanija interviews twelve international artists of his generation who rose to prominence in the 1990s in this installation featuring the film CHEW THE FAT (A documentary portrait by Rirkrit...   more