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October 17, 2019 | In The News

“Few artists are so directly concerned with the British condition—with its imperial past and its multicultural present—as Hew Locke. Statues of kings and queens, coats of arms, flotillas of naval warships and architectural Victoriana have all featured in the Scottish-Guyanese artist’s work.

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September 17, 2019 | In The News

"Angel Otero routinely punctuates his sentences with 'it’s dope' and a chuckle. The 38-year-old artist from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is larger than life, but his mixed-media installation 'Diario' at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is even larger.

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September 13, 2019 | In The News

In her new series, Food Editor Grace Pritchett shares a drink or two and a bite to eat with some of KC’s most prominent food personalities. This week, she shares a bite + takes in the wise words of Cafe Sebastienne’s Rick Mullins. 

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September 3, 2019 | In The News

"Oct. 2 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 opening of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and a quarter century of exhibitions and acquisitions that have expanded and enriched the Kansas City cultural landscape.

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August 16, 2019 | In The News

“Eighty-year-old artist Virginia Jaramillo ran her fingers over bumps of paint on the canvas and tilted her head to gaze at her 1975 painting titled Principle of Equivalence. The title, she said, references more philosophical notions of equivalence.

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August 14, 2019 | In The News

“What the artist describes as 'a community of naked, plush creatures called fumblys' populate Fuko Ito’s pastel-colored, psychedelic work, and I, for one, would like to go on record as saying I’m up for this adventure anytime.

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July 19, 2019 | In The News

“Chef Rick Mullins of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s Café Sebastienne has a well-earned reputation for pushing the envelope.

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July 5, 2019 | In The News

“The spider sculptures by Louise Bourgeois have become part of the iconic imagery of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. But they can't be separated from the life and mind of the artist.” –– Carol Diehl, Contributing Editor at Art in America on KCUR 89.3 FM

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