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January 2, 2018 | Around the Museum

“This KC Artist is Attracting Shows and Award for Her Unconventional Work with Porcelain.” –– Dana Self, KC STUDIO


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December 27, 2017 | Around the Museum

“The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery awarded Amy Sherald’s ‘Miss Everything (Unsuppressed Deliverance)’ first place in the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. It is the image you see on this page, and I'll talk about it more in a minute.

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December 27, 2017 | Around the Museum

“The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery awarded Amy Sherald’s ‘Miss Everything (Unsuppressed Deliverance)’ first place in the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. It is the image you see on this page, and I'll talk about it more in a minute.

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November 14, 2017 | Around the Museum

“Peeling wallpaper and crumbling walls usually signify things in disarray. In Firelei Báez’ mural ‘To See Beyond Its Walls (and access the places that lie beyond),’ the Kemper Museum’s latest commissioned atrium project, that’s the point.

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November 8, 2017 | Around the Museum

“In the early 2000s, an artist from Japan came to study at the Kansas City Art Institute. She made a big impression on the arts community here ... and it made one on her as well.

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November 3, 2017 | Around the Museum

“Amy Sherald has two paintings at the Kemper Museum (one of which is part of a new portraiture exhibit) and is also painting the official portrait of Michelle Obama for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.” –– Gina Kaufmann, KCUR 89.3

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October 3, 2017 | Around the Museum

“For Desiree Warren, art creativity may come through an idea from somebody else’s junk pile.” –– Greg Mast, The Ottawa Herald 

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August 25, 2017 | Around the Museum

“Land-locked Kansas City might not have obvious connections with the Caribbean Sea.

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