THE NEW ART OF THE LOOM" CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL TAPESTRY
November 22 - January 25, 2015
Al Shands and Bill and Lindy Street Galleries, Second Floor
Curated by Dirk Holger

November 22 - January 25, 2015

Steve Wilson Gallery, First Floor

LOOMING LOCAL: CONTEMPORARY KENTUCKY TAPESTRY
William Kentridge
William Kentridge

Porter with Bicycle: Espagne et Portugal, Porter Series, 2004

Arturo Alonzo Sandoval
Arturo Alonzo Sandoval

State of the Union Series

William Kentridge
William Kentridge

Porter with Bicycle: Espagne et Portugal, Porter Series, 2004

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MEMBER PREVIEW RECEPTION – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 7 – 9PM
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PUBLIC OPENING – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Docent Guided Exhibition Tours Every First and Third Saturday & Sunday, 3p
 

Artists in The New Art of the Loom explore a broad range of themes from cultural identity and formalism to storytelling and history through the labor-intensive process of weaving. 

 

featuring: Christina Altona, Malgorzata Buczek, Thomas Cronenberg, Thoma Ewen, Susan Hart Henegar, Ibolya Hegyi, Barbara Heller, Dirk Holger, Susan Iverson, William Kentridge, Lialia Kuchma, Ulrika Leander, Jean Lurçat, Susan Martin Maffei, Sayed Mahmoud, Ann Naustdal, Inge Nørgaard, Lorna Ramlochansingh, Jon-Eric Riis, Bum Soo Song, Miyuki Tatsumi, Joyce Tien, Henriette Zegers ten Hom

 

Looming Local featured artists: Dobree Adams, Philis Alvic, Tori Kleinert, and Arturo Alonzo Sandoval

 

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION

In partnership with the Little Loomhouse, KMAC presents an interactive weaving project for the community. With the guidance of educators, members from across the community will receive hand-dyed blank story cloths upon which they share their stories. During the exhibition, the completed story cloths will be joined and interwoven on a large standing loom built by YouthBuild Louisville and installed in the gallery. 

 

Exploring universal storytelling through weaving, participants will discover how our stories are bound

together, creating healing for all. ALL MUSEUM VISITORS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE.

 

 

EVENTS

Sat., November 22, 2pm. The Art of Tapestry: Style Development Through 2000 Years by Dirk Holger, of 

Atelier Jean Lurçat, lecturer, historian, and curator of the exhibition. Tour of exhibit will follow.

 

Tues., December 2, 6pm. Threaded Stories & Sculpted Spaces by James Bloom, Assistant Professor of Art History, Centre College

 
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