The Big Reveal showcases new acquisitions, including the major installation Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu) (2009-10) by artist Petah Coyne. Chief curator Barbara O'Brien and Coyne discuss the inspiration behind the work.
By Drew Bolton
Kansas City, Mo. – The Big Reveal
September 23, 2011-April 15, 2012
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
From the Kemper's website: "This exhibition highlights new acquisitions to the permanent collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The focal point will be the major installation Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu) (2009-10) by artist Petah Coyne. This massive work features an apple tree, taxidermied pheasants, as well as a variety of taxidermied peacocks, among the artist's other nontraditional materials."
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