Visual Arts

Artist Talk: Tony Tasset

Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join artist Tony Tasset and UK Art Museum Director Stuart Horodner for a discussion of Tasset’s history of making sculptures based on common American experiences – like carving pumpkins and building snowmen – and using scale and materials in surprising ways.  Tasset’s 20 foot tall work, Mood Sculpture, was selected by the Student Center Art Committee last year, and will be installed on campus in the coming week.

Curator Tour

Date: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

Curator Janie Welker leads a tour of the permanent collection installations, including Encounters and Illumination. 

Rockwell Kent, Baker of the Bread of Abundance, from the series Bituminous Coal Institute, circa 1945, oil on canvas. Long-term loan from the Department of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky.

Public Opening Reception

Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 7:00pm

We welcome the public to a reception celebrating our new exhibitions,including Off the Menu: Looking at Food, Illumination, and The Good Earth. Light refreshments. Free and open to everyone.

image: Julia Jacquette, A Constant Stream, 2014, oil on linen. Courtesy of the artist.

The Uttermost Parts of the Earth + Welcome to Our Dimension Party

Date: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:30pm to Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:30pm

Lizz Hamilton MFA Thesis Exhibition: The Uttermost Parts of the Earth 

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WELCOME TO OUR DIMENSION PARTY (AN ART SHOW BY SAMANTHA HENSLEY)

Reception: April 4th 2019 4:30 PM
Location: 236 Bolivar St, Lexington, KY 40508

Exhibition dates: April 4 - 11, 2019

Lizz Hamilton's MFA thesis exhibition, The Uttermost Parts of the Earth, uses animal bones, skins, wings, and hair to explore relationships between the human body, the animal body, and divine experiences. 

The Uttermost Parts of the Earth + Welcome to Our Dimension Party Reception

Date: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:30pm

Lizz Hamilton MFA Thesis Exhibition: The Uttermost Parts of the Earth 

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WELCOME TO OUR DIMENSION PARTY (AN ART SHOW BY SAMANTHA HENSLEY)

Reception: April 4th 2019 4:30 PM
Location: 236 Bolivar St, Lexington, KY 40508

Exhibition dates: April 4 - 11, 2019

Lizz Hamilton's MFA thesis exhibition, The Uttermost Parts of the Earth, uses animal bones, skins, wings, and hair to explore relationships between the human body, the animal body, and divine experiences. 

ANNUAL UNDERGRAD ART HISTORY SYMPOSIUM 2019

Date: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:00am

ANNUAL UNDERGRAD ART HISTORY SYMPOSIUM 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
9:00AM-1:00PM
Free
Bolivar Art Gallery

Presenting on the theme of "Women and Art"

Taylor Hedges, "Expressing Anger is Necessary: Jenny Holzer and the Feminist Power of Woman's Expression."

Sydney Mullins, “A Portrait of Myself: Gaze Through the Eyes of Florine Stettheimer.”

Josh Porter, "Black Feminist Acts of Reclamation and Re-Appropriation Through Art from the 1960s to The Present.”

Lecture with Natalia Zuluaga, Curator

Date: 
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Natalia Zuluaga, currently based in Miami FL, is visiting Kentucky as a Critic-In-Residence, a two-month residency program organized though Great Meadows Foundation in partnership with INhouse.

After majoring in journalism at the University of Central Florida, Zuluaga studied photography, receiving an MFA from Florida International University in 2007. In 2015 she graduated with an MA in Curatorial Studies, from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandaleon- Hudson, NY.

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