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Kenyon College exhibit explores investment in knickknack sentiment

February 1 , 2015

GAMBIER, Ohio — The relationship between humans and mass-produced stuff can get personal, whether the item is a long-wished-for luxury or a small, poorly mass-produced objet d’art — a tchotchke.. » Read more 

Kenyon College: Repeated images reveal process of reduction

May 11, 2014

GAMBIER, Ohio — William Kentridge — a South African artist with a stunning resume that includes exhibitions at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art, and Germany’s Documenta, among others — has more than 75 pieces on display in the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College. » Read more 

Kenyon College: Creativity soars in selfies taken by a frequent flier

April 20, 2014

GAMBIER, Ohio — Nina Katchadourian’s “Selections From Seat Assignment,” in the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, consists of 62 images taken with a camera phone during flights. » Read more 

3 shows celebrate Gullah culture

February 9, 2014

GAMBIER, Ohio — Sometimes, it’s about where you’ve been. » Read more 

Idea of relationships challenged in exhibit

November 10, 2013

GAMBIER, Ohio — Mixing poetry, music, theater and sculpture, Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson challenges people to consider intimate and creative relationships. » Read more 

Peanut butter jelly time: Gund Gallery spreads the love 

November 7, 2013 

Since the creation of the weekly Peanut Butter and Jelly (PB&J) event at the Gund Gallery in the fall of 2012, the event has become an integral part of campus life for many students and faculty members. » Read more 

Gallery associates gain hands-on experience in art field

October 31, 2013

Gund Gallery exhibitions are usually relatively well attended and highly praised, art-wise. » Read more 

Film series, exhibit bring Indian culture to Kenyon

September 19, 2013

Colorful elephants decorate the Gund Gallery — countless patterns and incarnations of ceramic statues, paintings and film. » Read more

Powerful Kjartansson film exhibition evokes, haunts

September 13, 2013

Walking into the main space of the Kjartansson exhibit, the first thing that struck me is the warm yellow tone that permeates every frame of the nine large screens that line the walls, making each one appear like a classic Renaissance painting. Next, I noticed the recurring motif of frames and doorways, and knowing I was in for a technical and visual journey that I would cherish. » Read more

Global Ganesh

September 13, 2013

Ganesh has gone global, as has India itself. » Read more

Applied Arts 

August 30, 2013

Summer found Virginia McBride ’15 at the forefront of a technological revolution in the art world, applying 21st century technology to enhance the appreciation of works as old as thousands of years. » Read more

Kenyon student art work on display

May 29, 2013

GAMBIER — Including animation, painting, quilling and sculpture, the work of Kenyon College senior studio-art majors is on display at the Graham Gund Gallery through Sunday, April 14. » Read more

International, participatory art exhibition at Kenyon

May 20, 2013

GAMBIER — An international, participatory art exhibition spanning 50 countries and 20 years — “Do it” — is now on display in the Graham Gund Gallery at Kenyon College.» Read more

Express Yourself

April 18, 2013

Including animation, painting, quilling and sculpture, the work of senior studio-art majors is on display at the Graham Gund Gallery from Monday, March 25, through Sunday, April 14.» Read more

Film festival showcases global human rights issues

April 11, 2013

The newly re-formed Kenyon Film Society (KFS) has teamed up with the Gund Gallery to bring to campus four films highlighting human rights around the globe. » Read more

Gimme Five

March 2013

The Five Colleges of Ohio is a consortium founded in 1995 that consists of the College of Wooster, Oberlin College, Denison University, Kenyon College and Ohio Wesleyan University. » Read more

Exhibit – Intriguing quartet includes a contrast of landscapes, genocide

February 24, 2013

In four Gund Gallery shows at Kenyon College, themes of loss, beauty and tragedy mingle. » Read more

Gund Gallery gets an endowment

February 21, 2013

When the Gund Gallery’s board of directors meets in April, its members will ask themselves: Is the Gallery enriching the student experience? » Read more

Propaganda on display: dusting off WWII posters

February 14, 2013

The Kenyon Review and Gund Gallery have collaborated this year on the Art and Identity symposium, a series of lectures and events linking art and the Holocaust. » Read more

New Gund Gallery Exhibitions Explore Genocide, Propaganda 

January 24, 2013 

The Gund Gallery’s weekly PB&J spread was missing last week as curators set up for the Gallery’s upcoming exhibitions, which include pieces related to the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, the Holocaust and World War II American propaganda. » Read more 

Despite Hurdles, Exhibit Survive

January 24, 2013 

A few months back, Natalie Marsh, director of the Gund Gallery, was reading a magazine. » Read more

Students Track Close Races on Election Night 

November 8, 2012 

GAMBIER, Ohio – “When they called the election, the room exploded. It was amazing,” Joumana Khatib ’13 said. » Read more

Novelist to give talk at Kenyon 

November 7, 2012 

GAMBIER, Ohio – Nicole Krauss, author of The History of Love, will discuss her novel this weekend on the Kenyon College campus in Gambier.  » Read more

Three timely Kenyon College displays examine social and political issues

September 9, 2012

GAMBIER, Ohio – Power, influence and control are the focus of three separate exhibits at Kenyon college. » Read more

Renowned art critics lead Gund Gallery program

September 5, 2012

The Gund Gallery Critical Writing Workshop, to be offered for the first time at the new Gund Gallery at Kenyon College from June 16-23, 2013, announced that its teaching faculty will be led by Peter Plagens, art critic for the Wall Street Journal, and Terry Barrett, professor emeritus of art history at Ohio State University and author of Criticizing ArtInterpreting Art,Criticizing PhotographsWhy Is That Art?,Talking about Student Art, and Making Art. » Read more

Gund Gallery: Separate shows at Kenyon make diverse foursome

June 3, 2012

GAMBIER, Ohio – Four exhibits on view at Kenyon College demonstrate the interdisciplinary mission of the institution’s Gund Gallery. Though unrelated, each show tackles diverse historical and conceptual issues.
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New Exhibitions Spotlight Death, Identity, Disarray

April 26, 2012

The newly-opened Gund Gallery is working to find its niche in the Kenyon community. » Read more

Gund Gallery unveils wide-ranging exhibitions

April 16, 2012

The Graham Gund Gallery at Kenyon College premieres four new exhibitions Thursday, April 19, including the work of acclaimed contemporary artist Kiki Smith. » Read more

New Space, New Heights: Exploring Self, Myth, Nature in Gund Gallery

April 5, 2012

Revealing self-portraits, faceless metal humans and hanging configurations of fabric and wax stand silently in the Gund Gallery, each clean curve and texture representing months of hard work and a lifetime of inspiration. » Read more

Sculptor Brings Southern Charm to Gund Gallery

March 29, 2012

Mississippi-bred sculptor Greely Myatt, with his relaxed drawl, winking sense of humor and modesty, is the epitome of a Southern gentleman, and his strong ties to his birthplace are evident through his funny, abstract, and deeply personal artwork. » Read more

Chinese Professor Explores Experimental Ink Art

March 29, 2012

Many people associate ink art with classical Asian art, but what does contemporary, experimental ink art look like? A presentation in the Gund Gallery Community Foundation Theater on March 20 sought to explain. » Read more

Rural Arts Opens in Gund Gallery

March 28, 2012

Starting with a collection of drawings of the different counties of Kansas, Persistence: the Rural in American Art aims to connect the viewer more visually with the rural state of life here and in the nation as a whole. » Read more

Gund Gallery to Host Talk on Chicano/a Art

February 1, 2012

It was a move to San Francisco that first inspired Ann Leimer’s love of Mexican art. She will share that love with Kenyon in a talk entitled “Tierra, Cuerpo, Nacion: Navigating Place, Proclaiming Self” today at 4:10 p.m. in Gund Gallery. » Read more 

Understanding “Seeing/Knowing”: Lecture Unifies Exhibit

November 16, 2011

Entire classes at Kenyon are devoted to exploring the relationship between art and science. » Read more

Kenyon College: A new gallery, off the beaten path

November 2011

About 60 miles separate downtown Columbus from from the front door of the newly opened Gund Gallery at Kenyon College. » Read more

Kenyon College’s new Gund Gallery is a place to hang its reputation proudly

October 23, 2011

GAMBIER, Ohio — In the past, art at Kenyon College was exhibited in an awkward space tucked in the bowels of the campus library.
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Seeing/Knowing Explores Bond Between Art and Data

October 13, 2011

Say goodbye to the muses of your forefathers, ladies and gentlemen — artists of the early 21st century have found more inspiration for their art in the form of information, data and systems found on the computer screen than in any rustic wood or dale. » Read more

New ways of seeing and learning expand with two projects on exhibit for the Gund Gallery grand opening

September 13, 2011

In addition to Seeing/Knowing, the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College will present two additional exhibitions for its inaugural program. Each centers on new ways of visualizing traditional forms of communication.

The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College Opens, Promises Forum For Learning Through Art and Visual Culture

September 13, 2011

GAMBIER, Ohio – Opening this October, The Graham Gund Gallery at Kenyon College aims to make knowledge visible, to link seeing and knowing.

The new Gund Gallery at Kenyon College opens its doors with Seeing/Knowing

September 13, 2011

A beguiling, thought-provoking collection of artworks has been assembled for the inaugural exhibition of the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College.

Education by Inspiration: The World of the Gund Gallery Director

September 6, 2011

On an average weekday, Natalie Marsh, director of the Graham GundGallery, walks into the building’s expansive, sun-dappled interior and contemplates pieces that she helped Kenyon acquire — pieces by renowned painters, photographers, installation artists and filmmakers. » Read more

Art For Our Sake

September 1, 2011

Thomas Jefferson spent the last years of his life designing the “Academical Village,” a series of buildings bearing Jefferson’s architectural stamp at the center of the University of Virginia campus. » Read more