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Nature & Nurture Exhibit Opens at KI Gallery

Featured artist Yara Ferreira Clüver (right) mingled with reception guests after her lecture on opening night.

Nature & Nurture: Exploring Human Reproduction from Pregnancy through Early Childhood is the first exhibition from The Kinsey Institute to highlight its collection of fine art, books, and other materials on the subject of human reproduction. The exhibition uses fine art photographs, paintings, prints, sculptures, and books to illustrate pregnancy, birth, child rearing, development of gender identity, and parent/child relationships.

The opening reception was held on Friday, September 10, following a lecture presented by featured artist Yara Ferreira Clüver on "The Female Body Transformed Through Experience: Personal Truth, Public Controversy."

The wide variety of artifacts in the collection met with definite approval from this show visitor.


Featured artists in the show include Deena des Rioux, David Teplica, Yara Ferreira Clüver, Matthew Weir, Osamu James Nakagawa, Tom Stio, Michael Wenzler, Les Sattinger, Jeffrey Rothenberg, George Platt Lynes, Leonor Fini, Julie James, Grace Benedict, Brad Miller, Kim Murak, Herbert Ascherman, Cara Judea Alhadeff, Niki Grangruth, Michael Rosen, Ani Garrick, Angela N. Hunt, Arkady Tzykun, Garry Trudeau, Dovrat Amsily-Barak, Karl Gustav Kroeppler, Mariette Pathy Allen, Judy Dater, Mia Beach, JeongMee Yoon, Shen Wei, John Lucas, Sofiya Inger, and video artists Adam Trowbridge and Jessica Westbrook.

Nature & Nurture: Exploring Human Reproduction from Pregnancy through Early Childhood is showing in the Kinsey Institute Gallery from September 10 through December 22, 2010.

Clockwise from top left: Cole and his Blue Things, photograph, JeongMee Yoon; Untitled, photograph, Les Sattinger; Gravid Torso, photograph, Tom Stio; Celine and her Pink Things, photograph, JeongMee Yoon. Photographs by JeongMee Yoon are on loan from the Jenkins Johnson Gallery, NY

The Kinsey Institute Gallery is open 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm weekdays or by appointment. Admission is free. Visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. The Kinsey Institute Gallery is located in Indiana University’s Morrison Hall, 1165 E. Third Street (behind Memorial Hall), Bloomington, IN. 812-855-7686.


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