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October 9, 2018 | In The News

“Angela Dufresne is an unabashed painter. Undaunted by the aesthetic ebbs and flows of her medium she instead has immersed herself in its rich and varied history.

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October 5, 2018 | Around the Museum

“A new exhibition at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art encourages viewers to ask questions about the relationship between flaws and society's perception of beauty.

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September 21, 2018 | In The News

“Yesterday, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opened a new exhibit of Angela Dufresne's work, called Making a Scene.

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August 6, 2018 | Around the Museum

“It is safe to say that the United States is in the midst of a deep crisis of identity, fueled by nationalism, fear-mongering across the political spectrum, and denial about the legacy of migration. Worlds Otherwise Hidden at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City features work by t

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June 11, 2018 | Around the Museum

“In the grand scheme of art history, abstract art is still a new genre, but it is also old enough for reappraisals. In Worlds Otherwise Hidden, curated by Erin Dziedzic, Kemper Museum’s director of curatorial affairs, three international artists are doing just that.

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March 7, 2018 | Around the Museum

“Artist Belkis Ayon died young. But in the course of her short life, she made her mark in the art world with her printmaking technique and her perspective on the mythology behind gender and race identity in Cuba.

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March 1, 2018 | Around the Museum

“Through Powerful Iconography and Enigmatic Narratives, Belkis Ayón (1967-1999) Addressed a Cuba in Crisis and the Larger Human Condition.” –– Anna Marie Hunter, KC STUDIO 

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February 2, 2018 | Around the Museum

“The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art triennially hosts an exhibit called Women to Watch through a partnership with the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The most recent Women to Watch exhibit opened last summer and ran for 8 months, closing Jan. 8.” –– Margaret Stansell, University News

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