Mütter Museum to exhibit ‘La Maladie’ series of paintings and sculptures by Betsy Stirratt

Betsy Stirratt, director of the Grunwald Gallery, has been getting ready for two openings. The Studio Art Faculty Show will open Jan. 15 at the gallery inside the Fine Arts building , which regularly displays work by Indiana University students in addition to local, national and international artists. What is extraordinary is that the other […]

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 […]

IU’s Grunwald Gallery of Art presents a modern examination of The Miniature

Putting together an exhibition of miniatures is no small task. It’s actually a complicated show to present, said Betsy Stirratt, director of the Grunwald Gallery. She served as curator of the show, along with artist Althea Crome of Bloomington. “The Miniature” will be unveiled to the public Friday, Aug. 28, following a 5 p.m. talk […]

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, […]

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 […]