Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art http://kcur.org en Kansas City Artist Dylan Mortimer Wants You To Activate His Halos, Or Not http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-artist-dylan-mortimer-wants-you-activate-his-halos-or-not <p></p><p>Art and religion have been described as natural bedfellows – and yet, it’s been a complicated relationship. One Kansas City artist, <a href="http://www.dylanmortimer.com/">Dylan Mortimer</a>, explores religion in his artwork – including a series of halos, where anyone can choose to be illuminated.</p><p><strong>Stepping inside the halo</strong></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:25:51 +0000 Laura Spencer 50102 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Artist Dylan Mortimer Wants You To Activate His Halos, Or Not Sculptural Pots With A Bit Of Glitter http://kcur.org/post/sculptural-pots-bit-glitter <p>The first floor galleries at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art are filled with glass display cases. Inside: the glittering black ceramics of Navajo artist Christine Nofchissey McHorse. Her abstract works bridge modern sculpture and traditional Southwestern pottery. Wed, 15 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 36643 at http://kcur.org Sculptural Pots With A Bit Of Glitter Two Decades Sharing A Vision For Collecting Art http://kcur.org/post/two-decades-sharing-vision-collecting-art <p>When you think of a patron of the arts, what name comes to mind? Maybe it’s Medici or Guggenheim. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 25118 at http://kcur.org Two Decades Sharing A Vision For Collecting Art Artist Leo Villareal: Microcosm [VIDEO] http://kcur.org/post/artist-leo-villareal-microcosm-video <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Leo Villareal's <i>Microcosm</i> (2007) is a permanent site-specific light sculpture at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, Kan.</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 20:02:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2249 at http://kcur.org Artist Leo Villareal: Microcosm [VIDEO]