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  • Krannert Art Museum exhibition examines how pattern helps make sense of the world

    Triptych of images, including a painting with bright Northwest Coast graphics, a hanging scuplture made of suspended rice paper kites and a triptych of images in the colors of stoplights.

    A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum, “Pattern and Process,” examines how artists use pattern to understand natural, physical and personal realms.

    Left,  Sonny Assu, "Spaced Invaders," 2014, printed 2019. Inkjet digital print on paper. Museum purchase with funds provided by Krannert Art Museum Council Acquired Taste Celebration 2019. 2019-15-2. © Sonny Assu

    Center, Jacob Hashimoto, “A Hundred Years of Sleep,” 2012. Rice paper kites, thread, dowels. Tepper Collection. © Jacob Hashimoto 

    Right, Deborah Puretz, “Stop!,” “Wait!,” and “Go!,” 2010–2012. Monotypes. © Deborah Puretz

    Photos by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Kathryn Koca Polite, email For more information about Krannert Art Museum, contact Julia Nucci Kelly at