Gallery Talk: Works on Paper—New on View

July 30, 2022
2 pm

This program was originally scheduled for June 25, 2022.

Molly Moog, curatorial assistant, discusses a diverse selection of prints, drawings, and paintings on paper from the sixteenth century to the present in the newly reinstalled Works on Paper Gallery. The installation features works by Rembrandt van Rijn, James McNeill Whistler, Käthe Kollwitz, Glenn Ligon, and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, among others. The talk highlights different print mediums and discuss themes prominent in the gallery, such as the study of the past though a contemporary lens and artists’ visualizations of the unseen or socially invisible.

About the speaker

Molly Moog holds a BA in art history and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis. She is curatorial assistant at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum and research assistant in modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. She has contributed to many exhibitions at the Kemper Art Museum including Ai Weiwei: Bare Life (2019) and Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959–1965 (2020). Most recently, she curated the new installation of the Museum’s Works on Paper Gallery.

Image credit

José Clemente Orozco (Mexican, 1883–1949), Scavengers or Basurero (Dumping Ground), 1928. Lithograph, 15 1/2 x 19". Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Dagen, 1980.