TUESDAY, MAY 21 / 11 AM – 4 PM

Tandem Gallery Dialogue: The Elephant in the Room: Animal as Model

3/10/2019 / 1:30pm

Curator Laura Burkhalter is joined by artist Larassa Kabel for a discussion of the exhibition The Elephant in the Room: Animal as Model. Kabel’s work employs intense study of animals and notions of mortality. She will discuss making art with both living and dead animals’ bodies. 

About Larassa Kabel
Larassa Kabel is a full time artist and curator, best known for her large-scale prints and drawings of falling horses in the series Any Minute Now. She has received numerous grants and awards including an Iowa Arts Council Fellowship, and her work has been shown nationally and is in several corporate and private collections including the Des Moines Art Center, the White House, and the World Food Prize. Kabel holds a BFA from Iowa State University with an emphasis in fibers.

Location Information:
John Brady Print Gallery

2019-03-10 13:30:00 2019-03-10 00:00:00 America/Chicago Tandem Gallery Dialogue: The Elephant in the Room: Animal as Model Curator Laura Burkhalter is joined by artist Larassa Kabel for a discussion of the exhibition The Elephant in the Room: Animal as Model . Kabel’s work employs intense study of animals and notions of mortality. She will discuss making art with both living and dead animals’ bodies.  About Larassa Kabel Larassa Kabel is a full time artist and curator, best known for her large-scale prints and drawings of falling horses in the series Any Minute Now. She has received numerous grants and awards including an Iowa Arts Council Fellowship, and her work has been shown nationally and is in several corporate and private collections including the Des Moines Art Center, the White House, and the World Food Prize. Kabel holds a BFA from Iowa State University with an emphasis in fibers. John Brady Print Gallery

Larassa Kabel (American, born 1970)
Sol, 2015 (detail)
Colored pencil and artist's tears on paper
Frame: 27 5/8 × 31 3/4 × 1 in. (70.2 × 80.6 × 2.5 cm.)
Image (visible): 19 1/4 × 23 3/4 in. (48.9 × 60.3 cm.)
Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., 2014.4

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