Kansas City Art Institute, H&R Block Artspace

Dedicated to artists, art, and ideas since 1999.

Dedicated to artists, art, and ideas since 1999, the Artspace serves the mission of the Kansas City Art Institute as a dynamic teaching museum, engaging students and introducing audiences to important contemporary art and artists.

To enhance and sustain a strong and vibrant regional arts ecology, the Artspace organizes and presents innovative and diverse exhibitions and public programs featuring established and emerging regional, national, and international artists.

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Image 1: Artspace; Image 2: Dannielle Tegeder: "Chroma Machine Suite: Forecasting Fault Lines in the Cosmos"; Image 3: "State of the World," Mounir Fatmi, "The Lost Springs," 2011, 3 brooms, 22 flags of the Arab League, Courtesy of the artist and Jane Lombard Gallery, New York; Image 4: Simone Leigh, "Untitled (The Waiting Room series)," 2016, 3-channel video with sound; Image 5: Dawit L. Petros, "A series of complicated ambivalences, Bamako, Mali," 2016, archival color pigment prints, Courtesy of the artist and Tiwani Contemporary, London; Image 6:"On Watch," Nicolas Provost, "Plot Point," 2007, video projection with sound, 15:00, Courtesy of the artist ; Image 7: Kate Gilmore, "Beat It," 2014, video still, single-channel video, sound, 15:47 min., Courtesy of the artist and H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute; Image 8: Artspace Project Wall: The Refugee Nation, "Refugee Flag," 2016, Courtesy of The Refugee Nation; Image 9: Artspace Project Wall: Stanley Whitney, "No to Prison Life, 2019-2020, guest curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, Courtesy of the artist; Image 10: "Sonya Clark: Monumental Cloth, The Flag We Should Know," 2020, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Courtesy of the artist and the Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia.