KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN.- A celebration of the way people spend their time is the focus of an exhibition at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. “At Work and Play: Labor and Leisure in Art” includes more than 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings drawing from the KIA Permanent Collection.
The exhibition opens on Saturday, April 9, and continues through Sunday, July 31. It offers a range of perspectives, including a look at men and women at work by August Sander, James McNeill Whistler, Danny Lyon and Bill Brandt. The enjoyment of leisure time is the subject of works by Edward Steichen, William Glackens, Winslow Homer and George Bellows. Finally, pieces by Philip Evergood, Charles Cain and Kimbell Wells offer an alternative view of the working world.
The exhibition is free of charge and open during normal gallery hours at the KIA: Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (and until 8 p.m. on Thursday), and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.