Category Archives: architecture

February Conduit @ the Kansas City Museum

Howdy Plug enthusiasts, Despite the snowy weather, our February Conduit Event held at the Kansas City Museum last Saturday was a fruitful experience. In case you haven’t heard of our Conduit program, the events are intended to extend the ideas … Continue reading

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Making with Architecture, a Panel Discussion

This month three Kansas City galleries, Plug Projects, La Esquina, and Grand Arts are hosting shows offering a dialogue on systems of structure within art practice. Thursday, February 28 at 7pm, La Esquina will be hosting a panel discussion Making … Continue reading

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Paul Heaston, Urban Sketcher

After returning to Texas following graduate school, Paul embarked on increasing the scale and complexity to these works.  In the conversation about architecture, Paul’s panoramic drawings of San Antonio are astonishing examples of his ability to record urban environments and … Continue reading

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Fallingwater

This past April (while on a road trip from NJ to KC), I had the opportunity to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s domestic commission, Fallingwater, nestled in the woods of Pennsylvania just outside Pittsburg. What is immediately clear upon approach is that Lloyd knows … Continue reading

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Reinhard Krug’s Floating Islands

Reinhard Krug has chosen to focus on some of the world’s largest cities, isolating them to islands of their own. Images courtesy of the artist, Reinhart Krug

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The Gold Dome – an Oklahoma City landmark

Over the past few months I have been participating in an Art Writing and Curatorial Fellowship program based out of Oklahoma City. I have had the opportunity to spend the occasional weekend exploring the city while in town for the … Continue reading

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Grant Miller

In Grant Miller‘s work, layers of paint build upon architectural interiors into obsessively constructed abstract forms. Grant uses the interior spaces that be begins with as framework for the final painting, which reveals little of its skeletal underpinnings. There is … Continue reading

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Kansas City Architecture Tour

A trip to the symphony last week at the Kaufman Center’s amazing new Performing Arts Building inspired me to search for a tour of Kansas City’s architectural highlights. I found this city guide on Arch Daily‘s website. They highlight 12 … Continue reading

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