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Kemper ARTcast 1: Spotlight on the Exhibition, Part 1

Martin Kobe, Untitled, 2003; Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection
Martin Kobe, Untitled, 2003; Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection

The artists from the "New Leipzig School" have been described as the 21st century's first artistic phenomenon. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Curator Christopher Cook and exhibition co-curator Mark Coetzee, curator of the Rubell Family Collection, located in Miami, Florida explore what drew the Rubells to the works.

By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – The exhibition Life After Death: New Leipzig Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection (November 16, 2007 - February 3, 2008) highlights the work of seven artists whose traditional painting style flourished in Leipzig, a former East German town isolated from the Western influences of the 20th century.

MUSIC: "Loveliness Extreme" (2007), by Kansas City based composer Ingrid Stolzel, a native of Germany, and performed by newEar contemporary chamber ensemble.

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