Friday, February 10, 2012

TAC-KC: 02.10.12

Tracy's Art Calendar — Kansas City for February 10, 2012
Second Friday is Midtown Night

Nicolas Provost, Plot Point, video projection with sound (15 min.), 2007
Image: courtesy of the artist, via Kansas City Art Institute / H&R Block Artspace; may not be reproduced without permission

On Watch
six artists and an open-source project teamexploring surveillance: Jananne Al-Ani, Taysir Batniji, Hasan Elahi, Mark Lombardi, Nicolas Provost, and Ushahidi
at H&R Block Artspace, 16 East 43 Street, Kansas City, Missouri: 816-561-5563

Opening Reception: February 10, 6-9 p.m.
Open Tuesday-Friday: noon-5 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., through March 31, 2012

Troost Art Hop
Second Friday "Art Meets Green": art, live painting, music, spoken word, dance, and sustainability: a mixture of shops, arts, and community
generally located on Troost Avenue near 44th Street, Kansas City, Missouri; one site in particular is at 4332 Troost, Emerald City, where Linda Leonard shows 140x140 Project installation

Open February 10, 6-10 p.m.

Mark Cowardin and Michael Krueger
at Greenlease Gallery (on campus of Rockhurst University, between Van Ackeren and Sedgwick halls), 1100 Rockhurst Road (enter parking from Troost at 54th Street), Kansas City, Missouri: 816-501-4407
Opening Reception: February 10, 6:30-9 p.m., beginning with artists' talk
Open Thursday-Saturday: noon-5 p.m., through March 17, 2012

Saturday & Sunday:

The Sweet Life
Chandra DeBuse, Jana Evans, Jenny Gawronski, and Courtney Murphy
at Red Star Studios, inside Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut Street, Kansas City, Missouri: 816-474-7316

Valentine's Day Shopping: Sweetheart Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Exhibition is open Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through March 24, 2012

Great Art Needs Great Collectors
From Tom Deatherage, curator, offering special discounts on most work in his gallery: "February First Friday was flat …if you've ever been interested in any of these artists, now is a great time to add to your collection. Serious buyers only. This is not a party! Let's move some art from my walls to yours." Artists include Marci Aylward, Skip Bailey, John Davis Carroll, Jesse Christopher, Lori Raye Erickson, Davey Gant, Nora Othic, and others; also showing: the annual Valentine's Day show, Heartbreak, in the west gallery, and:

Devices and Desires
Featuring William Philyaw, with Paula Frankel, Doug Schwietert, and Colby K Smith
at The Late Show Gallery, 1600 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri: 816-474-1300
Open special hours: February 10 & 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Open Wednesday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., (shows listed are through February 25, 2012)

PS, All opinions here are my own, and no one edits this, so any errors are also solely mine. Corrections are appreciated.

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