Kemper Museum interim curator, Jason Myers, discusses the impact of human intervention on nature in the exhibition "Settlement."
Kansas City, MO – "Settlement"
August 14, 2009-March 28, 2010
According to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art's website: "At some point, the organic curves of nature invariably run up against the hard edges of humanity. Whether seen as progress or destruction, that encounter becomes a signpost of the pioneer spirit in humankind and marks a contrast between the manufactured and the natural. The seven artists whose works come together in Settlement have chosen this point of overlap, the transition point between natural and manufactured, as their subject."
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