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Krannert Art Museum: Exhibitions Guide Archive: Shadow Bodies

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

Shadow Bodies

Tangible surrogates or proxies for bodies remote in time and space, some objects derive their power of attachment, paradoxically, from the work they solicit from us – to fill in, complete, or otherwise engage with absence, partiality, and fictions of the whole. 

Vija Celmins

Annette Lemieux

Yoruba Works

Willie Cole

David Svensson

Vernon Fisher

Shadow Portraits

Japanese Works

French Works

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