Aug 21, 2017 - Dec 08, 2017

The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

Sep 23, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

Thirteen themed haunted houses across America make up the imagery for Misty Keasler’s Haunt, 2015–2017. A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is that the subject matter takes photography to the edge of where it fails as a medium.  “Photographs,” Keasler explains, “are often used to document an experience, yet the experience of walking through a haunted house is completely lost in each of the still images.

Tour
Oct 24, 2017

The Graduate Student Lecture Program provides the opportunity to hear area graduate students in art and art history discuss works on view at the Modern. These dynamic 30-minute gallery talks are the result of in-depth research and the students’ original analysis in order to offer insight into a selected group of artworks connected by theme. Each public talk is offered twice to allow for multiple opportunities to attend. 

Tour
Oct 24, 2017

The Graduate Student Lecture Program provides the opportunity to hear area graduate students in art and art history discuss works on view at the Modern. These dynamic 30-minute gallery talks are the result of in-depth research and the students’ original analysis in order to offer insight into a selected group of artworks connected by theme. Each public talk is offered twice to allow for multiple opportunities to attend. 

Lecture
Oct 24, 2017

A founding Principal of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd. (KVA), Kennedy has been designated as one of Fast Company’s Masters of Design, described as an “insightful and original thinker who is designing new ways of working, learning, leading and innovating.” MITei news release