Grunwald Gallery’s ‘Wunderkammer’ exhibition pulls out some of IU’s most curious collectibles

Indiana University has quite a collection of collections. Within its museums and more arcane repositories, IU Bloomington houses nearly 200 years worth of papers, books, artwork, artifacts and other miscellany. A fascinating fragment of these objects and oddities has been assembled in “The Wunderkammer: Curiosities in Indiana University Collections,” which opens Oct. 23 and remains […]

The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015 features many messages, many media

The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show has reached a major milestone. The exhibition — on display through July 11 at the Grunwald Gallery — marks its 10th year with a lively mix of artwork about sexuality, gender, relationships, reproduction, eroticism and the human figure. “This is the best Kinsey juried show yet,” said Betsy Stirratt, […]

MM Serra of New York City’s Film-Makers’ Cooperative to visit IU Cinema Feb. 27

  Guest post by Noelle Griffis of IU’s Black Film Center/Archive: “We don’t want false, polished, slick films—we prefer them rough, unpolished, but alive; we don’t want rosy films—we want them the color of blood.” These determined words concluded the first statement of the New American Cinema Group, now known as The Film-Makers’ Cooperative. For more […]

Exhibition of Kinsey Institute Mapplethorpe collection opens at the Grunwald Gallery

Today the doors open on “Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from The Kinsey Institute Collection” at Indiana University’s Grunwald Gallery. As an artist, Mapplethorpe pursued a range of subjects, from delicate flowers and portraits to classical nudes and raw sexual scenes. The black-and-white photographs in this show are not the delicate flowers. “These important and challenging photographs […]

Flavor of Love: Exhibition on food and sexuality to open at the Kinsey

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications multimedia intern Milana Katic: Oysters, honey, chocolate-covered strawberries – everyone knows the reputations behind these sensual snacks, and now the Kinsey Institute is holding an exhibition in their honor. Opening this Friday, Kinsey’s fall exhibition “The Taste of Seduction” is all about the association of food with sensuality, from […]