Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Michael Eastman Featured at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art features the exhibition The Poetics of Space which opened April 10, 2009 at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Missouri. Photographs from Michael Eastman's Cuba series, will be included in the exhibition.

Artists in the exhibition include Julie Blackmon, William Christenberry, William Clift, Lynn Davis, Terry Evans, Walker Evans, Michael Eastman, Todd Hido, Richard Hodgman, Anthony Lepore, Joel Meyerowitz, Neeta Madahar, Nicholas Prior, Milton Rogovin, Mike Sinclair, Aaron Siskind, and Paul Strand.

Inspired by French philosopher Gaston Bachelard’s book La poétique de l’espace (The Poetics of Space) (1958), this exhibition features photographs from the Kemper Museum’s permanent collection that focus on the spatial dynamics of our architectural and natural surroundings. Through photographs by William Christenberry, Lynn Davis, Walker Evans, Todd Hido, and Aaron Siskind, among others, the exhibition reveals the mysterious and poetic worlds dwelling within domestic, urban, and natural spaces.

Micahel Eastman
Michael Eastman, Isabella's Two Chairs with Laundry 2000, c-print, 53 3/4 x 39 3/4 inches

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