The KMA has reopened! Please enter directly from the parking lot through the June and Rob Heller Garden. Attendance is limited to 25 visitors per hour & reservations are required.
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Knoxville Museum of Art
Monday | Closed Tuesday | Closed Wednesday - Sunday | 1pm-5pm
Undercurrents: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art
May 21, 2021 - August 01, 2021 |
More than 20 paintings and works on paper representing the exciting growth in the KMA’s contemporary collection through museum purchases and donations from artists and collectors far and wide.
Katherine Bernhardt (Clayton, Missouri 1975; lives and works in Brooklyn) Nicki Minaj, 2010 Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2019 gift of Elin and Michael Nierenberg
Josh Smith (Okinawa, Japan 1976; lives and works in New York) Untitled, 2010 Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2019 gift of Elin and Michael Nierenberg
Jered Sprecher (Lincoln Nebraska 1976; lives and works in Knoxville) Technology of Dirt, 2018 Oil on linen, 47 x 40 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2020 bequest of Daniel F. McGehee
Denise Stewart-Sanabria (Worcester, Massachusetts 1956; lives and works in Knoxville) 18th Century French Pastoral Toile Culture Shock, 2016 Oil on canvas, 36 x 72 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2017 purchase with funds provided by anonymous friends and Stuart Worden