Henry Lerolle by hauk sven Via Flickr: The organ rehearsal, 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Henry Lerolle was a French painter, art collector and patron, born in Paris. He studied at Académie Suisse and in the studio of Louis Lamothe. His work was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1868, 1885, and 1895.
This morning, Louis Vuitton presented their 2017 Cruise collection in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the beautiful Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum. Set against the Atlantic Ocean and designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, the winding walkway of the futuristic, utopia-like location made for a catwalk that was just as stunning as the clothes. Of the setting […]
On the heels of Chanel's Resort historic Resort show in Cuba, Nicolas Ghesquière brought the fashion crowd to Rio ahead of the Summer Olympics. There, he staged the technicolor collection at the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, where...Show More Summary
The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. LittleShow More Summary
In this creativity exercise, ART21 Educator Shannah Burton engages students in institutional critique on a trip to the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Gretchen Wagner has been appointed Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. The history of printmaking and the role of artist?s editions in contemporary practice is a primary focus of Wagner?s research. Show More Summary
This elegant, exquisitely planned space, filled with skylit galleries, reopens after a long restoration process Lacking the monumental stairs and grand doorway that often frame the entrance of other museums, the Yale Center for British Art, a functional rectangle of matte steel and reflective glass, isn’t imposing from outside. Show More Summary
Paris is home to a laundry list of architectural wonders, one of the most recent being the Frank Gehry-designed building for the Fondation Louis Vuitton. The art museum and cultural center opened in 2014, and became instantly recognizable for its use of “glass sails” in its construction. But these sails have recently been re-worked at the hand […]
Miranda Kerr opts for a more gothic look to fit in with this year’s theme at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City. The 33-year-old Australian model bared some midriff in her stylish Louis Vuitton ensemble. “???? @louisvuitton #metgala2016 #manusxmachina #metgala,” Miranda captioned [...]
Hannah Klemm has been appointed assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. She starts May 9. ?Contemporary German art is both a major strength of the Saint Louis Art Museum?s collection and a focus of Hannah?s scholarly research,? said Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art. Show More Summary
These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Monday.Demna Gvasalia, Alessandro Michele grace the cover of TFor the latest issue of T, designers Alessandro Michele and Demna Gvasalia talk about beauty, making normal things interesting, the term "gender fluidity" and their... Continue reading
The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs, a major exhibition highlighting the extraordinary range of Oriental carpets assembled by an early 20th-century American collector who set a new standard for collecting and scholarship. Show More Summary
A massive cut-glass punch bowl produced as a showstopper for the 1904 St. Louis World?s Fair and its matching silver and glass ladle have been reunited after being separated for 111 years. The Libbey Glass Company punch bowl and matching cups have been part of the collection at the Toledo Museum of Art since 1946. Show More Summary
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently acquired 35 photographs by the Richmond-born, African-American artist Louis Draper (1935-2002), as well as his complete archive, which includes his papers, working prints, negatives, and camera equipment. Show More Summary
Is there such a thing as too much marble? Don't answer that File this one under Incredibly Gilded Mansions. This St. Louis seven-bedroom looks like an art museum from the outside, and on the inside it looks like somebody carved a foyer directly out of a marble quarry. Show More Summary
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis announces that Chief Curator Jeffrey Uslip has been appointed to the newly created post of Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs / Chief Curator. Working closely with Executive Director Lisa...Show More Summary
Bellevue Arts Museum is the first US venue to host the prestigious exhibition, Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture. The exhibition is organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, and opened in Bellevue on January 29, 2016. Show More Summary
Very soon after my review of Louis Draper was published in Hyperallergic Weekend (February 7, 2016), I got an email from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and from the Museum of Modern Art.
One of the world's greatest private collections of modern art is to go on show for the first time outside Russia, museum curators told AFP Wednesday. The collection of more than 250 paintings put together by Sergei Shchukin before the...Show More Summary
Clary Pfeiffer has a way with the camera that makes me melt with every single wedding she delivers to our screens. Today, that statement rings true again and I can’t seem to peel myself away from this stunner of a gallery. The snaps of the Bride in her Reem Acra dress alone are worth it (can you handle […]