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Is Kentucky’s Speed Art Museum Haunted?
Founder Hattie Bishop Speed died in 1942 — but some employees of the museum say they continue to feel her presence.
KMAC Museum Presents the 2022 KMAC Triennial: Divided We Fall
On view in Louisville, Kentucky, until November 6, the triennial’s second edition exhibits work by 11 artists responding to current socio-political issues in the United States.
Wedding Photographers Can Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples, Kentucky Judge Rules
The Trump-appointed federal judge ruled in favor of a Louisville wedding photographer who claimed that serving LGBTQ+ clients violated her Christian beliefs and First Amendment rights.
Museum Hosts Community Iron Pour for People Affected by Gun Violence
Participants created artworks that will be exhibited at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.
Sanford Biggers Cracks the Code of Quilts
Billed as a “survey of quilt-based works,” Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch feels less like an overview of one section of the artist’s oeuvre and more like a record of his creative process overall.
Joy and Terror Coexist in Vian Sora’s Unsettling Paintings
The capacity to reside in joy and terror in equal measure gives Sora’s paintings their unsettling power, a brutal acknowledgment that creation coexists with destruction.
An Artist Goes Home to Her Appalachia
The paintings that form the heart of Ceirra Evans: It’s Okay to Go Home offer a more complex and generous response to the stale and sneering stereotypes of Appalachia.
The Graceful Instability of Kiah Celeste’s Art
Celeste’s sculptures all rely on natural forces to achieve balance, and thus are perpetually on the precipice of collapse.
Together in Peace and Protest
Not all of the scenes Dianna Settles paints are pleasant, but that seems to be the point: for better or worse, we are undeniably yoked in our collective experience of being human.
Bearing Witness to Breonna Taylor’s Life and Death
There are many in Kentucky who wish to get beyond the Breonna Taylor tragedy, but Amy Sherald’s magnetic portrait of Taylor insists otherwise.
Kentucky Will Raise Its First Statue Honoring a Woman, Nettie Depp
In 1913, Depp became the first woman to be elected as Superintendent of Barren County School. Her complicated legacy will be honored with a monument next August.