Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • The Healing Machines: The Art of Emery Blagdon
  • 28-Jan-1990 - 16-Mar-1990
  • White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Description

Emery Blagdon, a reclusive Nebraska farmer (d. 1986), created his wonderful works over a thirty year period in a shed on his farm to ward off disease. Forty hanging wire and metal sculptures, ten wood sculptures, an twelve paintings are toured by Exhibits USA, a national division of the Mid-America Arts Alliance, with the Kansas Arts Commission.