Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • Narratives of the Soul
  • 08-Jul-2017 - 17-Sep-2017
  • Gallery 317, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Works
Events
Description
Black Swan
  • Terry Adkins
    1953–2014
  • Black Swan, 2006
  • inkjet print (Epson)
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 2007.0090
Apis Mellifera
  • Terry Adkins
    1953–2014
  • Apis Mellifera, 1989–2005
  • DVD, 9 minutes 30 seconds
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0002
When the Blues is an Address
  • NedRa Bonds
    born 1948
  • When the Blues is an Address, 2013
  • cotton, piecing, appliqué, quilting, plastic beads
  • Loan from the artist
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.017
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Separate is Not Equal
  • NedRa Bonds
    born 1948
  • Separate is Not Equal, 2012
  • cotton, piecing, quilting, overlay stitching, small plastic letters, marker, pen
  • Loan from the artist
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.018
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
A Kiss from the Ancestors
  • NedRa Bonds
    born 1948
  • A Kiss from the Ancestors, 2005
  • cotton, piecing, appliqué, beading, quilting, overlay stitching, cowry shells
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 2017.0057
A Day in the Life of Seneca Village: We Wore More than Shackles
He Died with the Truth
  • Marvin Crum
    born 1951
  • He Died with the Truth, 2017
  • leather, cotton, gold cord, batik
  • Loan from Marla Jackson
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.096
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Feather(ed) Star with Sawtooth Border, Twinkling Star, Star of Bethlehem, Saw Tooth, or Chestnut Burr quilt block
Missouri History: Celia’s Story
Maria Rodgers Martin
  • Marla Jackson
    born 1952
  • Maria Rodgers Martin, 2014
  • cotton, fabric ribbons, sequins, beads, earrings
  • Loan from the artist
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.095
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Still We Rise
  • Marla Jackson
    born 1952
  • Still We Rise, 2013
  • cotton, appliqué, paint, wood, plastic
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 2014.0017
Sankofa
  • Marla Jackson
    born 1952
  • Sankofa, 2007
  • cotton, batik fabric, appliqué, cowry shells, peacock feathers, Austrian crystal, metallic thread, paint
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 2012.0183
First Born
  • Marla Jackson
    born 1952
  • First Born, 1997
  • cotton, beads, plastic, canvas, wooden cutouts, hand appliqué, hand and machine quilting
  • Gift of Connie and Charles Lawton, son of the artist, and Marché and Mikiah Lawton
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 2014.0516
Jazz Storm quilt
Mississippi Oak Leaf quilt
Star of Bethlehem quilt
She was the Bridge Between the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement - Ruby Doris Smith Robinson
The Mentor
  • Patricia A. Montgomery
    born 1952
  • The Mentor, circa 2015
  • upholstery, silk organza and cotton fabrics, textile thread painting, digital images, pastel drawings, buttons
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.022
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Violation of her Fourth Amendment Right became a Landmark Civil Rights case
Claudetta Was Arrested
  • Patricia A. Montgomery
    born 1952
  • Claudetta Was Arrested, circa 2014
  • cotton fabrics, stripped piecing, decorative stitches, textile thread painting, digital images, buttons
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.021
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
The Transformation of Ida Mae Holland
Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement, Dorothy I. Height
The Builder of Leaders
  • Patricia A. Montgomery
    born 1952
  • The Builder of Leaders, circa 2015
  • cotton and batik fabrics, textile thread painting, digital images, buttons
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • EL2017.028
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
She brought the Movement to Nashville
Flag Story quilt
  • Faith Ringgold
    born 1930
  • Flag Story quilt, 1985
  • cotton canvas, dyeing, piecing, appliqué, ink
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 1991.0040