Artist Talk: Hew Locke

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Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City MO

Sep 13 2019
Artist Talk: Hew Locke presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City MO

Artist Talk: Hew Locke | Friday, September 13, 5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. program | Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art | Artist Hew Locke presents on major themes throughout his career and works in the exhibition, Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing.

Hew Locke (born 1959, Edinburgh, UK; lives and works in London) explores the languages of colonial and post-colonial power, how different cultures fashion their identities through visual symbols of authority, and how these representations are altered by the passage of time. These explorations have led Locke to a wide range of subject matters, imagery, and media, assembling sources across time and space in his deeply layered artworks.

Across his work, Locke’s ability to fuse existing material

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