Jun Kaneko: Blurred Lines, and more at Akron Art Museum

Rachel Sussman, Study for Sidewalk Kintsukuroi #11 (Toluca Lake, California), 2017, enamel and metallic dust on archival pigment print, 8 ½″ x 11″. Courtesy of the artist

Jun Kaneko: Blurred Lines Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries February 17–May 27 Undoubtedly one of the most acclaimed artists working in contemporary ceramics today, Jun Kaneko has spent decades pushing the boundaries of ceramics, sculpture, painting, the abstract and the figural, and has repeatedly blurred the lines that have traditionally separated the world of fine art and craft. Jun Kaneko: […]

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Akron Art Museum: Alchemy, and more


Alchemy Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries October 7, 2017 – January 21, 2018 Alchemy brings together a group of international artists whose work incorporates gold (or another metal disguised as gold). In each case, this precious material not only brings a sense of luxury to the work, but also ushers in connotations of the historic and cultural value various societies […]

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Originality Shines in Akron Art Museum’s “Intersections”

Anne Lindberg, Inside Green.

Since the opening night in October, I have made repeat visits to Intersections: Artists Master Line and Space at the Akron Art Museum. This show features six contemporary sculptors who use paper as an essential aspect to their practice – from experimental techniques like hand-corrugated paper sculptures to abaca paper pressed into carved wood, the playful nature to this exhibition […]

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Arnold Tunstall: Movin’ On Up

Arnold Tunstall recently accepted the position of Director of the University Galleries at the University of Akron.  His appointment comes and the end of a 25-year career at the Akron Art Museum where he served in multiple roles, most recently as Collections Manager since 2008.   Lauren Hansgen: So you’ve been at the Akron Art Museum for your entire career… […]

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