Exhibition Opening

Looking At After: Four Contemporary Artists Reflect on Legacy / A Creative Spark: The Art of Anna Ilona Gondo

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

 1-4pm (gallery talk at 2pm): A group exhibition featuring four artists, ranging in age from 29 – 64 (Benjamin Rosenthal, Misha Kligman, Tanya Hartman and Cima Katz), who each invoke their Jewish heritage as they look back to the Holocaust as a seminal fact of their artistic identity.  Through their art, they convey personal histories and perspectives reflecting upon history, language, society, and individual and collective loss. In conjunction with Looking At After is A Creative Spark: The Art of Anna Ilona Gondos.  Mrs. Gondos (1910 – 1985), which will feature late works by Gondos, who together with her husband and daughter survived the Holocaust. (Free, open to public)


 

 

Public Program

Witness: A Discussion with Holocaust Scholar and Professor Milton Katz and Artists from Looking at After

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

5:30-7pm: A discussion with Kansas City Art Institute Professor and Holocaust scholar Milton Katz, who sits down with the artists from Looking At After and members of the Anna Ilona Gondos family to discuss how future generations may connect and relate to the lessons of the Holocaust. (Free, open to public)


Exhibition Opening

Recycle, Repurpose, Reimagine: Matt Jacobs, Karen McCoy, Miles Neidinger, Garry Noland

SUNDAY, June 1, 2014

1-4pm (gallery talk at 2pm): A group exhibition featuring artists who utilize found objects within their work, to reclaim, reuse, recycle and repurpose them into works of art that transform their original meaning and functionality. (Free, open to public)


UrbanSuburban: Perception & Reflection

September 7 – October 25, 2014

A range of art works involving ideas of Perception & Reflection of current issues, global events, and conditions of contemporary life in mediums including painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, jewelry, textiles, ceramics and functional art works will be considered. Details here. (Free, open to public)