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Jenny Holzer
Truisms

August 15 – January 18, 2015

Kennedy Museum of Art, 2nd Floor
This exhibition showcases Jenny Holzer’s suite of eight posters from Truisms series from the museum’s permanent collection. Inspired by Western and Eastern texts of culture, literature and philosophy these works speak to universal truths on themes such as love, violence, and power.

Jenny Holzer, Truisms, 1977-1979

Jenny Holzer, Truisms, 1977-1979

Clarence H. White
Pictorial Images of Women

August 22 – December 14, 2014

Kennedy Museum of Art, 2nd Floor
Contemplative photographs by Clarence Hudson White depicting the life of middle class American women and their children in the early 20th century. Combined with a selection of works by his son Clarence H. White, Jr., this exhibition celebrates two highly talented photographers and educators.
Curated by Jody Lamb, Ph.D., Associate Dean of College of Fine Arts, Ohio University.
Noon Talk: November 19, 12:10-12:50 PM

Clarence H. White, A Woman, 1916

Clarence H. White, A Woman, 1916

Women III

September 5, 2014 – January 18, 2015

Third and final iteration of the Women themed exhibition series focuses on work that was made in conjunction with third wave feminism - interrogating media images with marginalized identities to demonstrate ideological constructions. Featuring artist from Kennedy Museum of Art collection and two installations by Ohio University alumni, artist Kim Abeles and an artist group The Bridge Club.
Curated by Jennie Klein, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Art+Design, Ohio University.
Exhibition Reception: September 19, 6-8 PM
Noon Talk: November 19, 12:10-12:50 PM

Hyeyoung Shin, Forrest II, 2012

Hyeyoung Shin, Forrest II, 2012

Kim Abeles
frugalworld

September 19, 2014 — January 18, 2015

Kim Abeles, a Los Angeles–based social practice artist creates large-scale community projects with focus on environmental issues. Her work includes the subjects of urban environment, feminism, aging, HIV/AIDS, labor, domestic violence, and collective memory. The exhibition frugalworld demonstrates the effects of human waste and consumption on the environment.
Exhibition Reception: September 19, 6-8 PM

Kim Abeles, Paper Person, 2009

Kim Abeles, Paper Person, 2009

The Bridge Club
The Trailer

September 19, 2014 – January 18, 2015

The Bridge Club is a collective consisting of artists Annie Strader, Christine Owen, Emily Bivens and Julie Wills. Their work investigates specific local histories, populations, contexts, stereotypes, expectations and conflicts. The Trailer is a mobile installation and touring series of live performances centered around and inside of a vintage camping trailer and addresses simultaneous and conflicting desires for adventure and security, experience and memory.
Exhibition Reception: September 19, 6-8 PM

The Bridge Club, The Trailer, 2013

The Bridge Club, The Trailer, 2013

Jaimie Warren
ERMAHGERD (part 2)

September 12 – December 21, 2014

New York based contemporary artist Jaimie Warren will exhibit her photographs. Often compared to Cindy Sherman, Warren investigates the modern female identity within popular culture fragmented by internet viral memes.
Noon Talk: September 18, 12:10 – 12:50 PM
Exhibition Reception: September 19, 6-8 PM

Meet the artist!

Jaimie Warren, Self-portrait as Kali Conner, 2012

Jaimie Warren, Self-portrait as Kali Conner, 2012

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.
Lyrics of My People

September 19, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., an artist based in Detroit, Michigan, who will create a series of posters and maps with social justice themed quotes. Through this exhibition, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. also questions the democratization of art and will hold a public event to sell out his prints from one of his installations on December 4, 2014 (proposed date, please check for updates)
Artist gallery talk: September 19, 5-6 PM
Exhibition Reception: September 19, 6-8 PM

Meet the artist!

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., No, 2013

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., No 2013