This guide provides information and links to additional resources about the artists included in Krannert Art Museum's exhibition, Emphatic: American Painting From The Collection on view February 28, 2019-May 12, 2019. If you need help finding additional information, please contact the Ricker Library.
Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting. Their emphatic tones resonate despite—or because of—the artists’ great ambivalence towards the representability of history, violence, and desire.
Emphatic is a preview of Art Since 1948, an upcoming reinstallation of KAM’s modern and contemporary art collection opening in August 2019.
Curated by Amy L. Powell, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
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