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