Past Exhibitions

  • May 4, 2012 - August 12, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    Curated by Heather Read, PhD student in the department of Art History and Archaeology, and Elizabeth Wolfson, MA student in the department of Art History and Archaeology (with Karen K. Butler) Greek mythology...   more
  • January 27, 2012 - April 23, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery
    Breaking through the onslaught of images in contemporary culture, British artist John Stezaker (b. 1949) subverts the familiar through collage in a way that is at once captivating and unsettling. John...   more
  • January 27, 2012 - April 16, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery
    Hungarian artist Balázs Kicsiny is renowned for his dynamic practice incorporating multiple media, including sculpture, film, performance, and painting. He is perhaps best known for his disquieting and...   more
  • January 27, 2012 - April 16, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    The past decade has seen an explosion of interest in the bearing of cognitive science on the arts. New brain imaging technologies and sophisticated psychological measures have provided insights into the artist...   more
  • September 9, 2011 - January 9, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery
    Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno is internationally recognized for his fantastic architectural proposals, pneumatic sculptures, and environmental installations. Tomás Saraceno will showcase newly...   more
  • September 9, 2011 - January 9, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery
    The world today feels increasingly globalized and interconnected, yet also ever more precarious, as old certainties—historical, ideological, and material—give way to pervasive threats of climate change,...   more
  • August 19, 2011 - January 15, 2012
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    Against the notion of a static world of things, the stress of the performative is on process, participant, event, execution, and expressive action. The concept of performativity first emerged in the United...   more
  • May 13, 2011 - July 18, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    The human body—depicted nude, in allegorical form, in portraiture, or as an object mediated by the effects of modernization—is one of the oldest and most important subjects in Western art. This...   more
  • May 6, 2011 - August 1, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum
    The exhibition will feature thesis projects by the 2011 Master of Fine Arts candidates in Washington University's Graduate School of Art, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. 2011 MFA...   more
  • May 6, 2011 - August 1, 2011
    Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery
    Conceptual artist Cosima von Bonin’s creative practice is distinguished by an exceptional interweaving of sculpture, installation, video, textiles, music, performance, and her own social network....   more