• Kiechel Fine Art | Upcoming Events & New Works

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    Holiday Exhibition Opening Reception

    2018 Upcoming Exhibitions:
    John Steuart Curry Retrospective
    Francisco Souto

    RECENT ACQUISITIONS
    Works by Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Dale Nichols, Roger Medearis, Terence Duren

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    Elizabeth Dolan | Dale Nichols | John Falter | Robert Henri | Dwight Kirsch | Thomas Hart Benton | John Steuart Curry | Grant Wood

Thomas Hart Benton’s daughter, Jessie Benton, Responds to Mural Controversy at Indiana University

‘My Father Painted the Truth’ by Jessie Benton This guest column was submitted by Jessie Benton of Los Angeles, the daughter of artist Thomas Hart Benton. [provided by the Herald Times Online] I am coming late to the discussion of the Benton murals at Indiana Universityand the desired removal of one of its panels. It … Continue reading

The Last Hurrah: New Paintings & Drawings by Dan Howard

    Friday, October 20, 2017 was Dan Howard’s opening reception for his solo exhibition, “The Last Hurrah: New Paintings & Drawings by Dan Howard.” The evening included a brief conversation with Buck Kiechel and Dan Howard. As Dan has stated in his artist statement, this exhibition will be his last major exhibition of new … Continue reading

Dan Howard’s Tribute to Husker Football

Although born and raised in Iowa, Dan Howard’s passion and dedication to Nebraska football has defined his 42 years of living in Lincoln. In 2016, Howard memorialized his passion for the Huskers with two paintings in tribute to Tom Osborn and the 1997 National Champion team. Titled Tribute to T.O.: I (A Crucial Win) and Tribute to T.O.: … Continue reading

Thomas Hart Benton: What You Might Not Know About the Artist

Thomas Hart Benton was a pivotal Regionalist artist – this fact most of us know. Benton was a painter known mainly for his mural work, and the historical take on the everyday in the context of the history of America at that time. Island Hay, Thomas Hart Benton, 1945, Lithograph, 9.75 x 12.50 inches, contact … Continue reading

Roger Medearis: The Evolution of an Artist

The life and artistic career of Roger Medearis speaks to his ability to adapt to his environment while simultaneously continuing to develop and pursue a unique style. Born in Fayette, Missouri on March 6, 1920, Medearis found artistic inspiration in even the most unlikely environments. Living in several small towns around Missouri and Oklahoma did … Continue reading

George Catlin: Selected Prints from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio

George Catlin (1796-1872) George Catlin Spotlight Gallery Exhibition at Kiechel Fine Art: Selected Prints from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio “ … nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting (the Indians’) country and becoming their historian.” In 1830, armed with nothing but a fist full of paintbrushes, George Catlin … Continue reading

A Profile: Keith Jacobshagen

Happy Birthday to Keith Jacobshagen, one of the top Contemporary artists currently at Kiechel Fine Art. Raised in Wichita, Kansas, Jacobshagen graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute and received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Kansas. His work has been received with high acclaim throughout the United States and was featured on … Continue reading

Jenny Kruger | Revisions of Home

Friday, September 1, 2017 Kiechel Fine Art was pleased to present Jenny Kruger’s solo exhibition: Revisions of Home. https://www.kiechelart.com/exhibition/jenny-kruger-revisions-home/ “Repeating patterns of birds and flowers fill the skies above rolling fields and bright red barns in the paintings of Jenny Kruger. On view in her Kiechel Fine Arts exhibition “Revisions of Home,” the paintings are unquestionably … Continue reading

Thomas Hart Benton & the Indiana Murals: A Debate

Kiechel Fine Art’s response to the controversy: A note from our director: As an art dealer who specializes in Thomas Hart Benton’s works, it is sad to see many of todays younger generation missing the point and simply looking to be offended by the past. In Thomas Hart Benton’s Indiana mural, he attempts to point … Continue reading

Thomas Hart Benton & the Navy: A Spotlight into Benton’s Naval History

Thomas Hart Benton used family influence to get a position in the Navy in 1918 to help avoid being drafted in the infantry, which helped him solidify a position safely off of the battlefield. Benton was assigned to the naval base in Norfolk, Virginia where he began to make drawings of boats and construction projects … Continue reading