Thursday, September 15, 2011

MOCRA: Saturday, 24 September 2011

Adrian Kellard: The Learned Art of Compassion

September 24 - ­ December 11, 2011
Free public opening reception Saturday, September 24, 2011, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Regular museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is free, though there is a suggested donation of $5, or $1 for students and children.

Saint Louis University’s Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA) presents "Adrian Kellard: The Learned Art of Compassion," a selection of work by American artist Adrian Kellard (1959­91). Although a professionally trained artist, Kellard incorporated “high” art with “low” art, combining images quoted from artists such as Giotto and Michelangelo with images from pop culture. Working in the stylistic tradition of German Expressionism, Kellard demonstrated expertise with wood carving by creating bold images of Christ, Mary, and Christian saints in contemporary contexts, for which an X-ACTO knife was his principal tool and household paint on pine panels were his media.

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA)
3700 West Pine Mall Blvd.
on the campus of Saint Louis University
mocra.slu.edu
314-977-7170

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