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Jay Williams | John Baeder: A Road Well Taken

November 30, 2020
Jay Williams | John Baeder: A Road Well Taken

Jay Williams, curator and author of John Baeder’s A Road Well Taken, will speak on one of the most important hyperrealist painters of our era, John Baeder, who preserved America’s rapidly vanishing old diners in his celebrated prints, watercolors, and oil paintings, and inspired the diner craze of the late 70s through 90s. A selection […]

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November 30, 2020
Ayana V. Jackson

Ayana V. Jackson is a contemporary American photographer and filmmaker who mines 18th and 19th century Western art and photographs as a means to challenge racial and gender stereotypes ingrained in historical narratives. Jackson’s work examines how the Black body has been portrayed, what has been left out of the frame, and uses self-portraiture to […]

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November 30, 2020
Vitaly Komar: The Dance of Dissent: Reflections on Art, Humor, and the Cold War

In the 1970s and 80s, Soviet émigré artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid found international acclaim for their biting commentary on the epoch-defining geopolitics of the Cold War. Taking their portfolio, A Ballet: The Life of Stalin, now in the Ulrich collection, as a starting point, Vitaly Komar will discuss how his experiences of living […]

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November 30, 2020
Renée Stout

Renée Stout is a contemporary American artist whose work is renowned for its potent reflections on African American heritage and visual culture of the African diaspora, encouraging self-examination, self-empowerment, and self-healing. The Ulrich exhibition Renée Stout: Ghosts features Stout’s haunting prints that explore the ideas and visual language of Haitian Voudou and American Voodoo and […]

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November 30, 2020
Doug Barrett | Weapons of Choice

Inspired by the work of Gordon Parks, photographer, videographer, and journalist Doug Barrett uses his camera to document our contemporary struggles with social justice in Kansas and the U.S. His recent projects have focused on the protests following the death of George Floyd, the Mexico border wall, homeless veterans in the U.S., and Yuma Street […]

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July 9, 2020
UPDATE: Zhang Huan

The Ulrich Museum of Art will not have an artist talk with Zhang Huan on Tuesday evening, October 27, as originally planned. Huan, who is working on a project in a remote part of China with extremely limited access to wifi, sends his regrets. In his place, however, he has sent six video shorts selected […]

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July 9, 2020
Larry Schwarm

Wichita artist Larry Schwarm will join us from his studio and home to talk about his past and current projects, including his photographs of controlled agricultural burning in the Flint Hills. The billboard with Schwarm’s work goes on view in September at 4355 S. K-15. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Terry Evans

Chicago-based artist Terry Evans is known for her photographs of the people and landscapes of rural America and the Great Plains, particularly her native Kansas. The billboard with Evans’ work goes on view in August at 1101 N. West Street. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political commentary through her complex paintings and prints. The billboard with Smith’s work is currently on […]

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July 9, 2020
Gajin Fujita

Los Angeles-based artist Gajin Fujita’s large-scale paintings merge graffiti, from his beginnings with K2S crew in his home of Boyle Heights, with traditional Japanese mythical figures, ukiyo-e woodcuts, and pop culture imagery. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Alice Aycock: A Brief History

Sculptor Alice Aycock will join us from her studio in SoHo, New York in the lead-up to the August 4th installation of Twister Grande (tall). The billboard with Aycock’s work goes on view in August at 1619 North Rock Road. Registration is required.

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