Gallery Conversation: On Ai Weiwei and Architectural Design

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

Igor Marjanović, JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor and chair of undergraduate architecture in the Sam Fox School, and students from "Introduction to Design Processes I" will join Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, for a discussion of Ai Weiwei's art in relation to architectural context and human experience. Free and open to the […]

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Lecture: Ai Weiwei: Between Mao and Warhol

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

In this lecture, John J. Curley, associate professor of modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University, will discuss the hybridity of Ai Weiwei’s artistic practice. In many of his […]

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Community Day

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

All ages are welcomed at this family friendly event. There will be performances, storytelling, puzzles, crafts, scavenger hunts, button-making, and much more! Free and open to the public. In conjunction […]

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Chinese Language Tour of Ai Weiwei: Bare Life

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

Join WashU art history major Lingran Zhang (LA21) for a special tour of "Ai Weiwei: Bare Life" in Chinese. The exhibition will feature more than 35 artworks created over the […]

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“Bare Life” & Museum Reopening Celebration

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

Don't miss this major exhibition of work by acclaimed artist and activist Ai Weiwei and the reopening of the Kemper Art Museum following a major expansion and renovation. The exhibition […]

Free

Lecture: Ai Weiwei: Between Mao and Warhol

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

In this lecture, John J. Curley, associate professor of modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University, will discuss the hybridity of Ai Weiwei’s artistic practice. In many of his […]

Free

Lecture: Ai Weiwei: Between Mao and Warhol

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

In this lecture, John J. Curley, associate professor of modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University, will discuss the hybridity of Ai Weiwei's artistic practice. In many of his […]

Free

Lecture: Ai Weiwei: Between Mao and Warhol

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

In this lecture, John J. Curley, associate professor of modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University, will discuss the hybridity of Ai Weiwei's artistic practice. In many of his […]

Free

Lecture: Ai Weiwei: Between Mao and Warhol

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

In this lecture, John J. Curley, associate professor of modern and contemporary art at Wake Forest University, will discuss the hybridity of Ai Weiwei's artistic practice. In many of his […]

Free

Talk: Case Studies in Provenance Research at the Kemper Art Museum

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

Tracing an artwork’s ownership history—or provenance—involves detailed detective work. Researchers examine markings and labels, study archival sources, and track down exhibition histories and literature. Learning about how artworks have changed hands over time can provide insight into moments of political and economic transformation and larger cultural attitudes. In this talk, Heather Read (PhD18) presents her […]

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Lecture: The Secret Lives of Artworks: Provenance Research at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis

Museums today grapple with legal and moral issues arising from the prior ownership history (provenance) of artworks, particularly during the Nazi era. In this talk entitled “The Secret Lives of Artworks: Provenance Research at the Philadelphia Museum of Art,” Cathy Herbert, coordinator of collections research and documentation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA), uses […]

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