The history of the 20th and early 21st centuries is one that is scarred by incomprehensibly violent events with far-reaching effects. It is the era of world wars, totalitarian mass terror, social and ethnic...more
One of Japan's greatest and most influential architects of the postwar generation, Shinohara Kazuo (1925–2006) has remained virtually unknown outside of a small community of devoted followers. A mathematician-...more
Mythic, idealized, religious, sexualized, romantic, misogynist, even feminist—images of women are inevitably laden with the freight of cultural and visual conventions surrounding the feminine, some as ancient...more
The Kemper Art Museum has received a $36,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) that will support a detailed conservation study of paintings in the Museum's permanent collection.