Jaqueline Chanda

Visual Arts
9:32 am
Fri January 20, 2012

Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald

Self Portrait, 2010; oil on canvas, 32 x 23 inches.
courtesy of the artist

Kansas City artist Wilbur Niewald has been associated with the Kansas City Art Institute for 76 years, and claims it has changed, “but not as much as you would imagine…it's always been like an oasis.”  In this Kemper ARTcast, Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, recently inducted President of the Kansas City Art Institute, asks Niewald about the changes in his painting over his career in conjunction with the Wilbur Niewald: The Studio Portrait, now on view at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

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