The Buchtelite

Beneke’s spectacular “Specter” at Akron Art Museum

Visitors could take a piece of art in exchange for promising to reduce their footprint on the environment.

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

September 14, 2015

A crowd gathered at the Akron Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 13 for UA printmaking professor Charles Beneke’s art talk, during which he explained his work “Specter” and the inspiration behind it. “I invoke notions…to address our cultural penchant for excess, capacity for valuing individual want...