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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Julien Robson

The on-campus visits by candidates to be the new director of the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky came to a close Friday with Julien Robson promising to, “take the UK art museum and bring it back to life, … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Tim Close

University of Kentucky staff and Art Museum at the University of Kentucky supporters met the first of three candidates for executive director of the museum this week. Tim Close, whose last job was director and CEO of the Museum of … Continue reading

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Art Museum at the University of Kentucky presents three director finalists, starting Wednesday

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has narrowed its search for a new director down to three candidates who will be in town for on-campus visits, including public forums, over the next three weeks. The candidates are vying … Continue reading

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Photographers named in Robert C. May series

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has announced the four photographers for the 2012-13 Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series and gallery exhibits, one of the museum’s signature events. This year’s artists are: David Hilliard: His large, multipanel … Continue reading

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Photographer’s exhibit at UK examines human-wildlife encounters real and re-enacted

Photographer Amy Stein is a city girl. Primarily, she has lived in Washington, D.C., and New York, where encounters between humans and wildlife usually involve squirrels. So when she went to the country to work on a project about women … Continue reading

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Photographer Mark Klett: Going back to the land

Mark Klett didn’t go to college for photography. Taking pictures was a nice hobby, a thing to do on the side. But science — specifically geology — was how he expected to make his living. Nearly four decades later, he … Continue reading

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Take a Pater original (or print) home

Most of the work in The Bluegrass Palette of Andre Pater, currently on exhibit at the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, was loaned from private collections and will go back behind closed doors once the exhibit ends Oct. … Continue reading

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Slide show: Sarah Hoskins’ Homeplace

Click the play button to hear Sarah Hoskins talk about her work in Central Kentucky and see a slide show of her images. Equine photography brought Sarah ­Hoskins to Lexington. African-American hamlets around the city and in Central ­Kentucky made … Continue reading

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Podcast & Pics: Jahi Chikwendiu

I know I am not the only person at the Lexington Herald-Leader who knew Jahi Chikwendiu was a remarkable talent the moment I met him. So his award winning career at The Washington Post comes as no surprise, nor does … Continue reading

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Art part of prescription for new UK hospital

John Reyntiens developed his glass work for the chapel in the University of Kentucky’s new hospital with a keen sense of where it would be displayed. “I didn’t want it to be ­mechanical,” Reyntiens said on the morning of May … Continue reading

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