“The works displayed at the Kemper Museum represent some of the most celebrated contemporary contributions from today’s art world. The entire museum can be used for an event, during which attendees can browse all the unique art on view throughout the galleries.” ––Carolyn Blackburn, Meetings Today
“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.
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“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.
"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.