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This Exhibit by Sculptor, Kathy Butterly, Will Make You Rethink Aspects of Domestic Life

Sculptor Kathy Butterly thinks of herself as a painter “who happens to work with clay, three-dimensionally.” She is known for abstract ceramic vessels ranging in size from small to nearly five feet tall, whose twisting forms with pinched openings resemble “shrunken hybrids of alien life forms and domestic objects from which something is oozing, leaking, or dipping,” as described by critic John Yau.

For its participation in Open Spaces: A Kansas City Arts Experience, Kemper Museum presents a combination of new and older works by New York-based artist Kathy Butterly. Since the early 1990s, Butterly has created distinctly evocative sculptures that contribute to and expand upon the tradition of studio ceramics. Through her practice, Butterly engages with concepts ranging from scale, materiality, and line to the history of the handmade vessel.

This is Butterly’s first one-person solo museum exhibition in the Midwest, and was co-organized by Erin Dziedzic and Dan Cameron, in generous collaboration with James Cohan Gallery, New York, and Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City. Come check out this spectacular exhibit at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art!

At The Royale at City Place Apartments in Overland Park, Kansas, we believe it’s important to integrate yourself into the community, which is why we suggest attending this event. Meeting new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and joining neighborhood activities is the key to an exceptional lifestyle.

Event Time/Date:
Sunday, September 30, 2018 – 10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art,
4420 Warwick Boulevard,
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

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