An Extraordinary Glimpse of Normal

We have a long way to go to get to normal in dealing with the pandemic. A recent visit to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City gave me a small sense of normal and a good taste of what art lovers like me have been missing. As I shared in a post…

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Part Two

Beruit, Lebanon is a city that has seen a lot of unrest over the years. This work by Judy Rifka is entitled “Beruit Excavation.” Beruit Excavation Detail This massive piece entirely covers one of the walls in the musuem’s entryway. It is entitled “To Access the Places That Lie Beyond” and is by Firelei Baez.…

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Part One

For my views on contemporary art see this post of mine from 2014. I’m basically of the opinion that contemporary art requires a viewer to┬áinteract with works of art in a more complex and mysterious way than traditional art does. With that being said, here is Part One of my latest encounter with contemporary art…