“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.
In response to the recent focus on Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, UMB, and a detention facility in Rhode Island:
Kemper Museum fully supports a safe and welcome space for dialogue and discussion on topics that are important to the community and its future, thoughtfully exploring issues and solutions.