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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – ARTBEAT

Helen and Frank Wewers were the honorary chairmen for ARTBEAT, which was held on October 9th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld and Damian Lair served as the co-chairmen. Two current exhibitions, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse Topology and Aliza Nisenbaum: Aquí Se Puede (Here You Can), provided the inspiration for the festivities. The event, a benefit for the Museum, featured haute cuisine, entertainment, and dancing. 

Alexandra Moschell and David Terrill
Katie Van Luchene and Jerry Foulds
Char Schwall and Jill Downen
Ellie Closen, Trisha Xue, Grace Noonan, Madeline Long, Alexa Chmieleski, and Jordan Serati
Amy Middleton and Jim Uhlmann
Brad Nichols, Hannah Shah, Meredith Allen, Colby Oberbroeckling, Edwardo Delgado, Damian Lair, co-chairman; Andy Martinez, Stephen Gronek, Brian Pospishil, Robert Schmidt, and Chris Warman

Read more from the December 11, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Kenny Johnson Photography


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