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Installing Apfelbaum

3 Minutes 20 seconds

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art curator Christopher Cook and collections manager and registrar Amy Duke detail the process of installing the museum's permanent collection installation Split, by artist Polly Apfelbaum.

More info on Polly Apfelbaum: Split

       
Photo: Robert J. Bingaman
       

   

Conversation with Archie Scott Gobber

3 Minutes 28 seconds

Archie Scott Gobber's In Loving Memory of You inspired two simultaneous exhibitions: the utopian In Loving Memory of You at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and the dystopian In Loving Memory of You, Too. Kemper Museum director and CEO Rachael Blackburn Cozad converses with the artist about his inspirations for the painting.

More info on In Loving Memory of You

       
Above: Archie Scott Gobber, In Loving Memory of You
 
       
 

 
Spotlight on Café Sebastienne: Spring Menu with Chef Jennifer Maloney
4 Minutes 7 seconds

Kemper Museum Deputy Director and COO Todd Stein interviews executive chef Jennifer Maloney on Café Sebastienne's new spring lunch menu.

Café Sebastienne's lunch menu | Make reservations

 

       
Photo: Drew Bolton
       
 

 

Interview with Elaine Grove

3 Minutes 55 seconds

Kemper Museum had the opportunity to sit with friends and family of the deceased painter to provide further insight into his work and life. Dan Christensen’s widow, Elaine Grove, describes his studio practice and the motivations behind his work.

More info on Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting

       
Above: Dan Christensen, Serpens
 
       
   

Interview with Douglas Drake

4 Minutes 51 seconds

Dan Christensen’s former art dealer, Douglas Drake, illustrates his journey from being aware of Christensen’s work to dealing his artwork, to becoming friends.

More info on Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting

       
Above: Dan Christensen, Lisa's Red
       
 

 

Interview with Don Christensen

3 Minutes 11 seconds

Dan Christensen’s brother, Don Christensen, describes his relationship with his sibling and methods of creation.

More info on Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting

 
    Above: Dan Christensen, Triton      
       
   

From Student to Artist

6 Minutes 29 seconds

Professor Emeritus of the Kansas City Art Institute, Wilbur Niewald, reflects on his encounters with Dan Christensen as a student, artist, and patron.

More info on Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting

       
Above: Dan Christensen, Ridge
         
Music: Thrashy by Brandon Draper
 
       
 

 

Relating Jazz to Painting

2 Minutes 52 seconds

Local jazz musician Stuart Ashley relates the practice of jazz music to the studio practice of visual artist Dan Christensen.

More info on Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting

 
    Above: Dan Christensen, Untitled (1967)      
         
Saxophone: Stuart Ashley | End music: Thrashy by Brandon Draper
 
       
   
Spotlight on Kansas City's Jaimie Warren
5 Minutes 45 seconds

Kemper Museum curator, Christopher Cook, interviews local artist Jaimie Warren about the photographs in her exhibition Jaimie Warren:You Are So Beautiful in the Face.

More info on Jaimie Warren: You Are So Beautiful in the Face

       
Above: Jaimie Warren, Untitled (Self Portrait, Red and Flowers, Tokyo)
       
 

 

What is Whoop Dee Doo?

4 Minutes 45 seconds

This summer Kemper at the Crossroads is hosting the latest episode of artist Jaimie Warren’s Whoop Dee Doo, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Jaimie Warren: You Are So Beautiful in the Face, on view now through October 3rd. Kemper Museum curator Christopher Cook interviews the artist about her inspirations and goals for the project.

More info on Jaimie Warren: You Are So Beautiful in the Face

 
    Photo: Ailecia Ruscin      
         
Music: Fear Us by Ssion
 
       
   
Conversation with Jamie Wyeth
4 Minutes 20 seconds

Kemper Museum curator Barbara O'Brien reads excerpts from Becca Ramspott's essay related to her conversation with Jaimie Wyeth at his visit to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

More info on WYETH: Three Generations of Artistry

     
Above right: N.C. Wyeth, Octave Plunged, 1920; oil on canvas, 36 x 25 inches; Courtesy of Adelson Galleries and Frank E. Fowler; Photo: John Bigelow Taylor
     
Music: Loveliness Extreme (2007), by Kansas City based composer Ingrid Stolzel and performed by newEar contemporary chamber ensemble.
       
 

 

Interview With Artist Keltie Ferris

5 Minutes 10 seconds

Christopher Cook interviews artist Keltie Ferris on her first solo museum exhibition Keltie Ferris: Man Eaters.

More info on Keltie Ferris: Man Eaters

 
    Above: Keltie Ferris, Cassiopeia      
         
Music: Fear Us by Ssion
 
   
Settlement
2 Minutes 11 seconds

Kemper Museum interim curator, Jason Myers, discusses human intervention on nature in the exhibition Settlement.

     
Above: Greg Rose, Tropicalia, 2003
 
Music: Reverse Fishing by Ad Astra Arkestra

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