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Krannert Art Museum: Exhibitions Guide Archive: Bea Nettles

This guide assembles research guides for past Krannert Art Museum shows.

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About this Guide

This guide brings together resources to help viewers of the show learn more about the artist and the themes of the show.

By and About Nettles - brings together materials by Nettles alongside books and articles about her.

Family and Motherhood, Nature and Landscape, and Self-Portraiture and Mythology, all themes of Harvest of Memory, provide resources to help viewers understand more about these topics and how they have been translated into artistic practice.

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Bea Nettles Harvest of Memory


About the show:

Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory is on display at the Krannert Art Museum November 5th, 2020-March 6th, 2021. In this show, "Bea Nettles explores the narrative potential of photography through constructed images often made with alternative photographic processes. The first large-scale retrospective of her fifty-year career, Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory demonstrates this celebrated artist’s experimental approaches to art-making." (from the website)

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