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Encountering the City: The Urban Experience in Contemporary Art

Oct 16, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Andrea Zittel, Wall Sprawl #6 (Between Enterprise and Henderson), 2011 (installation view). Inkjet on J15 Blueback paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York. © Andrea Zittel.

Andreas Gursky, Beijing, 2010. Inkjet print, 120 7/8 x 83 7/8 x 2 3/8” (framed). Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis. University purchase with funds from the David Woods Kemper Memorial Foundation, 2012. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Andrea Zittel, Wall Sprawl #6 (Between Enterprise and Henderson), 2011 (installation view). Inkjet on J15 Blueback paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York. © Andrea Zittel.Andreas Gursky, Beijing, 2010. Inkjet print, 120 7/8 x 83 7/8 x 2 3/8" (framed). Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis. University purchase with funds from the David Woods Kemper Memorial Foundation, 2012. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

October 16, 2014

6:00–8:00 pm

At the Kemper Art Museum

CAM members are invited to a special evening of music, cocktails, appetizers, and curator-led tours of Encountering the City: The Urban Experience in Contemporary Art, on view now at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Meredith Malone, associate curator at the Kemper, and Kelly Shindler, associate curator at CAM, will discuss themes central to the exhibition, including the relationship between art and architecture, conceptions of space and place, and how the aesthetics of a city are informed by its cultural, commercial, and political configurations.

Open to members of the Kemper Art Museum and the Contemporary Art Museum. Space is limited and registration is required; contact Allison Taylor, manager of education, Kemper Art Museum, at 314.935.7918 or allison.taylor@wustl.edu.

Directions to the Kemper can be found here.