Our Communities Hold Water…Sweetened by Opportunity
I’ve lived and worked in cities like St. Louis, Missouri; Oberlin, Ohio; Newark, New Jersey; Harlem, New York; Bronzeville, Chicago and now Kansas City, Missouri, witnessing the ephemera and imprint of Black settlement, growth and migration
Solid, Liquid, and In Between: The Frag Sculptures of Joe Bussell
Joe Bussell: Frags at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art continues the institution’s forward-facing practice of bringing the art of our time into conversation with the ideas and challenges of the same.
Six years after Orville and Wilbur Wright had taken to the air outside the tiny coastal fishing village of Kitty Hawk, N.C., eager spectators ventured out to a field near 79th and Floyd streets in what’s now Overland Park for their own first look at a heavier-than-air flying machine. It was a cold Christmas Eve 1909.