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August 15, 2022 – Sharpen those pencils, get out the highlighters, and crack open that textbook…  >> Read More

Gund Gallery celebrates 10th year with spring exhibition
January 27, 2022

The Kenyon Collegian – The current Gund Gallery exhibition, Call/Response: The Gund Gallery Turns 10, is now open to visitors…  >> Read More

12 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2022
January 1, 2022

The New Yorke Times – As a new year begins in uncertain times (again), our critics highlight the TV, movies, music, art, theater, dance and comedy that promise a welcome distraction…  >> Read More

On the Rise: 69 Museum Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on Notable New Appointments in 2021
December 29, 2021

Culture Type – Five years ago, Culture Type began reporting on new appointments of Black curators…  >> Read More

Winter Arts Preview
November 15, 2021

The New Yorker – This winter, many major museums in New York City look closely at a single artist…  >> Read More

Visual Arts: Gund Gallery at Kenyon College celebrates 10th anniversary
November 7, 2021

The Columbus Dispatch – The youthful but powerful Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is celebrating its 10 years of existence…  >> Read More

Art Loan program offers 72 works, highest count since 2016
September 16, 2021

The Kenyon Collegian – In my Kenyon past, I had never gotten lucky with the Art Loan process. The stars refused to align.  >> Read More

Gund Gallery celebrates 10 years with Call/Response exhibition
September 9, 2021

The Kenyon Collegian – The Gund Gallery — named after Kenyon alumnus Graham Gund ’63 — opened its doors in 2011. Since then, it has become a center of artistic learning and expression for community members. >> Read More

An Oral History of Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors

July 23, 2021

The Washington Post – In the summer of 2012, the artist Ragnar Kjartansson gathered a group of musicians at Rokeby, a historic estate in the Hudson Vallery>> Read More

Daisy Desrosiers Appointed Director of Gund Gallery at Kenyon College in Ohio

April 19, 2021

Culture TypeGUND GALLERY at Kenyon College named Daisy Desrosiers director and chief curator. Located in Gambier, Ohio, the gallery serves>> Read More

Daisy Desrosiers named director of Kenyon’s Gund Gallery

April 12, 2021

Artdaily – GAMBIER, OH.- Kenyon College’s Gund Gallery announced today that Daisy Desrosiers, an interdisciplinary art historian and curator, will join its community as director and chief curator, effective June 1, 2021…. >> Read More

Congratulations, 2020 OMA Award Winners!

April 12, 2021

OMA Blog – The Ohio Museums Association has announced the winners of the 2020 OMA Awards of Achievement and 2020 Visual Communication Awards… >> Read More

Daisy Desrosiers hired as director of Kenyon’s Gund Gallery

April 12, 2021

Knoxpages – GAMBIER — Kenyon College’s Gund Gallery announced Monday that Daisy Desrosiers, an interdisciplinary art historian and curator, will join its community as director and chief curator, effective June 1, 2021… >> Read More

The Art of Trees

February 16, 2021

Hundred Heroines – Trees, many standing thousands of years tall, are some of the oldest beings on earth… >> Read More

New Gund Gallery exhibition celebrates the beauty of trees

February 4, 2021

The Kenyon Collegian – The Gund Gallery’s latest exhibition sees the forest for the trees. The Art of Trees transforms the Buchwald-Wright Gallery into a dynamic landscape… >> Read More

The Art of Trees opens at the Gund Gallery

January 22, 2021

KnoxpagesThe art of trees exhibition has opened at the Buchwald-Wright Gallery, Gund Gallery at Kenyon College. The show runs from Jan. 22 through April 11, 2021>> Read More

Gund Gallery Presents THE ART OF TREES Exhibition

January 12, 2021

Broadway World Cincinnati – The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College has announced “The Art of Trees,” an exhibition on view at the Gund from January 22 – April 11, 2021… >> Read More

Amid coronavirus closures, Ohio art museums’ online offerings go to new places

May 10, 2020

The Columbus Dispatch – Small and large institutions find ways to replicate the experience of viewing art in person, expanding their audience… >> Read More

Virtual Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBTQ+ seniors

April 30, 2020

Kenyon Collegian – Each year, Kenyon’s Lavender Graduation provides a space for celebrating… >> Read More

How Afghanistan’s carpets show the history of a country under siege

March 24, 2020

Art & Object – The ancient art of carpet weaving has been the cultural heart and soul of Afghanistan for centuries… >> Read More

The Art of Trees scholar talk introduces Elizabeth Corr

February 13, 2020

Kenyon Collegian – Elizabeth Corr, the first director of Arts Partnerships at the Natural Resources… >> Read More

Gund Gallery Associates screen LGBTQ+-oriented films

January 30, 2020

Kenyon CollegianWeekend, written and directed by Andrew Haigh, was a striking… >> Read More

Gund Gallery celebrates queer artists in new exhibitions

January 23, 2020

Kenyon Collegian – On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Kenyon community gathered inside… >> Read More

A series of musicals breathe new life into the Gund Gallery

November 22, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – On the evenings of Nov. 15 and 16, students and community members waited… >> Read More

New Gund Gallery exhibits explore untraditional mediums

October 17, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – As visitors entered Gund Gallery on Oct 3, they were immediately drawn… >> Read More

Gund Gallery Late Night lights up a Thursday with colors

October 3, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – On Thursday night, Kenyon students gathered for Late Night… >> Read More

Film series brings the voice of First Nations to Gund Gallery

September 26, 2019

Kenyon CollegianRUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World, written and directed… >> Read More

Richard Serra sculpture will tower above students in the West Quad

August 28, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – Richard Serra’s sculptures have adorned a vast array of locations across the globe… >> Read More

Perlman Teaching Museum kicks off academic year with exhibits from South African artist

August 19, 2019

Carleton College News – Carleton’s Perlman Teaching Museum will kick off the academic year with two new art exhibits… >> Read More

West Quad to Feature Serra Sculpture

August 12, 2019

Kenyon News – A new major sculpture by acclaimed American artist Richard Serra will join Kenyon’s permanent collection… >> Read More

Visiting interpretive dancer lets his audience run the show

February 21, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – Simon Thomas-Train does not like the separation between performer and audience. His dance performance… >> Read More

Toxic masculinity is not the fraternity norm

February 21, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – On Feb. 14, the Collegian published an op-ed entitled “Women are not responsible for the failing of fraternity culture,” which was… >> Read More

Women are not responsible for failings of fraternity culture

February 14, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – A new exhibit at Gund Gallery entitled “The American Fraternity” by Andrew Moisey is a jarring and captivating photographic illustration… >> Read More

Pedagogy of Empowerment 

January 30, 2019

Artfully Learning – Cheryl Pope has a background in fashion design and boxing, a unique combination of skills and interests… >> Read More

Panel sparks disagreement over fraternities

January 24, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – On Friday students, faculty and community members gathered in the Community Foundation Theater for a panel discussion on fraternity… >> Read More

Spring Gund Gallery show tackles gender, race and power

January 24, 2019

Kenyon Collegian – A jumble of brightly colored, homemade protest signs rests against the walls in the entrance to the Buchwald Wright Gallery.. >> Read More

How to Borrow Works by Famous Artists for Your Home  

January 9, 2019

Artsy – When I speak to painters who tell me their work is made to be “lived with,” it’s an envy-inducing provocation… >> Read More

A study in black and white

October 2, 2018

Penn Today – A new exhibition at the Arthur Ross Gallery features linocut prints by South African artist William Kentridge… >> Read More

Gund Gallery opens the year mixing media and mushrooms

September 6, 2018

The Kenyon Collegian – Nestled beside the community feast, the Gund Gallery invited students, faculty and community members to explore… >> Read More

In Philly galleries now: William Kentridge linocuts, UK roadside views, painted Philadelphia

September 6, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer – Located in the heart of Kenyon’s academic campus core, the Gallery Building was designed… >> Read More

Gund Gallery at Kenyon College / GUND Partnership

August 13, 2018

ArchDaily – William Kentridge’s drawings, prints, and animated films have surprised, elated, and disturbed gallery… >> Read More

Smashing Images

April 16, 2018

Kenyon News – The artwork of women photographers, Cuban photographers and anti-establishment artists of the 1960s and 1970s is on exhibit at the Gund Gallery… >> Read More

Exhibition presents new works on paper by South African artist William Kentridge

April 2018 – The Fairfield University Art Museum is presenting William Kentridge: Universal Archive, on view through Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the museum’s Walsh Gallery… >> Read More

University-based art museums are raking it in

March 9, 2018

Crain’s Chicago Business – In the past few years, arts-minded philanthropists have heaped major gifts of cash and art on the city’s university-based art museums. Why?… >> Read More

William Kentridge Demonstrates Ink-Sightful Artwork

March 7, 2018

The Fairfiled Mirror – South African artist William Kentridge is celebrated throughout the globe for his exploration of the intersection of printmaking, film… >> Read More

Sunny location in Tomsich threatens Roy Lichtenstein print

February 8, 2018

The Kenyon Collegian – Rendered in the graphic style usually reserved for superheroes, a chemist peers down into their test tube. A microscope, beakers and gears… >> Read More

Endowed Creation

December 4, 2017

Kenyon News – The David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation is donating $3 million to endow the director’s position at the Gund Gallery in perpetuity… >> Read More

8 US Colleges Lending Their Art Collections to Students

November 30, 2017

Hyperallergic – In 1934, the University of Minnesota started making its art collection available to students looking to decorate their dorm rooms… >> Read More

The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers’ Eyes

October 22, 2017

The New York Times -The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers’ Eyes … is included is Lynsey Addario, who frequently contributes to The New York Times>> Read More

Ready, Set, Gallery

April 18, 2016

Along Middle Path, GAMBIER, Ohio – Senior artists put their creativity on the line April 18 through the end of the semester with the public display of their work in the Gund Gallery. >> Read More

Surveillance, security lie at center of artist’s works at Kenyon College

February 14, 2016

The Columbus Dispatch, GAMBIER, Ohio — Roxy Paine’s solo exhibit in the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College delicately displays five compelling works that range from large-scale sculpture to room-size diorama, all carved from wood. >> Read More

Gallery lets students decorate with new art-loan program

February 4, 2016

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio – Have you ever wondered what’s missing from those beige walls that enclose your single in Old Kenyon? Perhaps a sketch by artist Nan Freeman? A Picasso-esque painting by Todd McKie? >> Read more

Deconstructing [in]securities

January 28, 2016

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio – Huge installation art pieces and dynamic photographs now fill Buchwald-Wright Gallery in the Gund Gallery. Their subject matter? Surveillance.  >>Read more

Philosophy, music inspire German artist

December 6, 2015

The Columbus Dispatch, GAMBIER, Ohio – Berlin-based artist Jorinde Voigt makes the theoretical and the ethereal visual in the 35 large-scale drawings at the Gund Gallery on the Kenyon College campus.  >>Read more

Associate-curated Color II explores perception of society

April 23, 2015

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio – While the Gund Gallery’s Color II: Identity and Society exhibition serves as a continuation of Color: Theories and Structures, a show that went up in the space last year, the current iteration…» Read more

Kenyon College exhibit explores investment in knickknack sentiment

February 1 , 2015

The Columbus Dispatch, 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 

Yoko Inoue’s Tchotchke showcases baubles with flair

January 22, 2015

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio – Slinkies, bobbleheads, stress balls: tchotchkes. “Tchotchke,” a Yiddish term — pronounced chawtch-kee — is an overarching term for the miscellaneous knickknacks or trinkets that adorn many a desk and windowsill. >>Read More

Kenyon College: Repeated images reveal process of reduction

May 11, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch, 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

The Columbus Dispatch, 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

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

Idea of relationships challenged in exhibit

November 10, 2013

The Columbus Dispatch, 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio 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

The Collegian, GAMBER, Ohio — 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

The Collegian, GAMBER, Ohio — 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

Along Middle Path, GAMBIER, Ohio — Ganesh has gone global, as has India itself. » Read more

Applied Arts 

August 30, 2013

Along Middle Path, GAMBER,— Ohio 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

Mount Vernon NewsGAMBIER, Ohio — 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

Mount Vernon News, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

Along Middle Path, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

City Scene, Ohio — 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

The Columbus Dispatch, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio 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 Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio —  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 (article found on page 10)

Despite Hurdles, Exhibit Survives

January 24, 2013

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — A few months back, Natalie Marsh, director of the Gund Gallery, was reading a magazine. » Read more (article found on page 2)

Students Track Close Races on Election Night 

November 8, 2012

The Collegian, 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

The Columbus Dispatch, 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

The Columbus Dispatch, 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 Kenyon Institute, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

The Columbus Dispatch, 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 Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — The newly-opened Gund Gallery is working to find its niche in the Kenyon community. » Read more (article found on page 14)

Gund Gallery unveils wide-ranging exhibitions

April 16, 2012

Mount Vernon News, GAMBIER,— Ohio 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 (article found on page 10)

Sculptor Brings Southern Charm to Gund Gallery

March 29, 2012

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 (article found on page 12)

Chinese Professor Explores Experimental Ink Art

March 29, 2012

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 (article found on page 15)

Gund Gallery to Host Talk on Chicano/a Art

February 1, 2012

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 (article found on page 9)

Understanding “Seeing/Knowing”: Lecture Unifies Exhibit

November 16, 2011

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — Entire classes at Kenyon are devoted to exploring the relationship between art and science. » Read more (article found on page 9)

Kenyon College: A new gallery, off the beaten path

November 2011

Columbus Monthly, GAMBIER,— Ohio 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

The Columbus Dispatch, 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

The Collegian, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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 (article found on page 9)

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

September 13, 2011

GAMBIER, Ohio  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

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

Art For Our Sake

September 1, 2011

The Columbus Dispatch, GAMBIER, Ohio — 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