Beginning in mid-October, the Center for Contemporary Practice program at the KCAI Crossroads Gallery presents husband and wife artists Ryan MacDonald, a KCAI alum, and Bowdoin College-based choreographer and performer
As Johnson County Community College celebrates its 50th Anniversary, it’s fitting for the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, founded on campus in 2007, to take stock of its own history of dizzying collecting, built on a campus-wide effort that began 40 years earlier. “Foresight/Insight” is something of a greatest hits exhibition, and the hits just […]
As Miguel Rivera winds up his three-year residency at Studios Inc., he departs on a high note with his solo exhibition, “GEO/MATRIX.” Rivera began his tenure as the chair of the printmaking department at the Kansas City Art Institute in 2008. Since then, he has exhibited at the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, the Kansas […]
“We are the last Mohicans,” observed Sonia Warshawski as she stood near her magnified likeness installed on the courtyard of the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Warshawski is one of 70 Holocaust survivors represented in “Lest We Forget,” an exhibition of photographic portraits by Luigi Toscano, which opened Sept. 20 and runs through […]
It all began with a teacher. The religion we recognize as Buddhism was born in the sixth century BCE from the decision of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni to teach his philosophy and methods for achieving enlightenment to others. Over time, Buddhism traveled and its practices evolved, but it never lost its connection to the original teacher, Shakyamuni.
Beginning in mid-October, the Center for Contemporary Practice program at the KCAI Crossroads Gallery presents husband and wife artists Ryan MacDonald, a KCAI alum, and Bowdoin College-based choreographer and performer Aretha Aoki in a residency working with students. Their visit includes two performances of the interdisciplinary dance piece “Wind in the Pines,” inspired by Aoki’s […]
Last February, artist Mike Lyon agreed to co-curate “Look Me in the Eye: Portraits of Kansas City,” which is scheduled to run Sept. 15 through Nov. 29 at Village Shalom’s Epsten Gallery in Leawood. Lyon and co-curator Elisabeth Kirsch, an art historian and longtime art critic who contributes to “KC Studio,” know lots of artists […]