The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux at the Krannert Art Museum

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CHAMPAIGN, IL.- Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion presents “The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux,” a mid-career retrospective of work by the conceptual mixed media artist. In recent years, Krannert Art Museum organized monographic exhibitions of the work of Louise Bourgeois, Bill Traylor and William Edmondson, Hedda Sterne, and Howard Finster. The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux extends this commitment to present the work of visionaries whose artistic practices challenge formulaic readings of art history, said Kathleen Harleman, director of KAM. The exhibition provides the first critical overview of the artist’s dynamic and varied career. Lemieux first garnered attention on the emerging global art scene in the 1980s. Since that time