Announcing two new exhibitions with HITE!

Welcome to this week’s Hite Newsletter! We are pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions: Push Comes to Shove: an exhibition featuring our newest MFA students at the Portland MFA Studio, and TOKYO Before/After: a photographic exhibition featuring 11 artists from Japan at the Schneider Hall Galleries. See below for more information!
Raise Some L

The Hite Art Institute is excited to be participating in this year’s Raise Some L UofL Day of Giving Campaign! Mark your calendars for October 20th and get ready for some exclusive content from the department! The Hite Art Institute is working to raise scholarship funds for our talented students and we will be highlighting them with video interviews and sneak peaks at the work they are currently creating.  Stay tuned for details about how you can participate!

September 28 – November 20, 2020Reservations Required

Portland MFA Building
1606 Rowan Street
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40203

The Hite Art Institute is excited to present Push Comes to Shove, an exhibition featuring our new class of MFA students. This group exhibition explores the idea of pressure as a force of change: whether social, geological, political, or personal. In this time of anxiety and uncertainty, pressure manifests in many ways. Like change, pressure is both natural and constant.

This exhibition is a collection of works in response to these pressures. Push Comes to Shove includes physical pressure used in the making process, as well as the patriarchal and heteronormative pressure that affects us all. Pressure can also be seen as the driving force that pushes artists towards rapid personal growth; it is both painful and liberating. These forces shape our collective bodies and minds and are expressed through process, by creating transformative works through limited and violent norms.
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Head to our website for information on how to make a free reservation to view the exhibition, Here.
October 5 – November 6, 2020Schneider Hall Galleries
Schneider Hall
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40208

Reservations Required

Image Left: Kenta Cobayashi, Untitled, Smudge, Courtest of G/P Gallery
Image Right: mika ninagawa, (c) mika ninagawa
The Hite Art Institute is pleased to present TOKYO Before / After. Curated by photography critic Kotaro Iizawa, the exhibition features 81 photographs from 11 photographers and juxtaposes images captured in the 1930s and 1940s with those captured after 2010.

TOKYO Before / After is organized by The Japan Foundation, a public agency established in 1972 with the goal of promoting international understanding through cultural exchange.

The exhibition includes photographs by KOGA, NIPPON, Kineo Kuwabara, Nobuyoshi Araki, Mika Ninagawa, Motoyuki Daifu, SATO Shintaro, Shinya Arimoto, Natsumi Hayashi, Kenta, Cobayashi, and Daido Moriyama.

Reservations are required to view the exhibition. To make a free reservation, and learn about our COVID-19 policies please follow this link

Open for First Friday!

Our MFA Thesis Exhibition featuring Shae Goodlett and Zed Saeed will be open at the Cressman Center Gallery from 6-8 pm on Friday October 2, 2020. Reservations are required: Click here to make a free reservation and don’t miss this great exhibition. 

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