"The artist behind the exhibit grew up in Guyana and experienced reverberations of British colonialism in his life firsthand. Today he lives in London and wrestles with Britain's history and the version of itself that it exports through his art." —Gina Kaufmann, KCUR's Central Standard
“Named one of “16 Cities to Visit Before All Your Friends Catch On” by Conde Nast Traveler, Kansas City is poised to have its year in 2020.
Kemper Museum Shop is pleased to offer a suite of six signed Limited Edition silkscreen prints by Frederick J. Brown – Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong (Portrait Playing Trumpet), Dexter Gordon, Oscar Peterson (Double Portrait), Johnny Hodges, and John Coltrane.
“The works displayed at the Kemper Museum represent some of the most celebrated contemporary contributions from today’s art world.
“Perhaps the most hopeful works in Locke’s exhibition are the watercolors titled ‘Guyana House Boat.’ Locke skillfully depicts well-constructed houseboats that feel strong and inviting.