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Exhibitions

Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw

October 5, 2012 – January 13, 2013

Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.