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Saint Louis Art Museum announces appointment of Hannah Klemm

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

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

Must Read: Demna Gvasalia, Alessandro Michele Front 'T,' Louis Vuitton to Stage Cruise Show at the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

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

Exhibition at Saint Louis Art Museum highlights carpets and tents from the Ballard collection

last monthArts : Artdaily

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

Ladle made for 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair reunited with famous Libbey punch bowl at Toledo Museum of Art

last monthArts : Artdaily

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

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires 35 photographs by Louis Draper and his complete archive

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

There's About a Quarry's Worth of Marble in This St. Louis Mansion

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

Expanded role for Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Chief Curator Jeffrey Uslip

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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 brings prestigious Louis Kahn exhibition to Bellevue

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Follow-Up to My Review: Does the Museum of Modern Art Even Know About This Great Photographer?

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Top art collection to be shown outside Russia for first time; Opens this October at Foundation Louis Vuitton

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Classic St. Louis Cathedral + Art Museum Wedding

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 […]

Getty exhibition is the first major tapestry show in the Western U.S. in four decades

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

The art of tapestry weaving in France blossomed during the reign of Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715). Three hundred years after the death of France?s so-called ?Sun King,? the J. Paul Getty Museum is showcasing 14 monumental tapestries from the French royal collection, revealing the stunning beauty and rich imagery of these monumental works of art. Show More Summary

Lens Blog: Louis Stettner and the Glories of Penn Station

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Images of New York’s grand — and long-gone — Penn Station recall an era when the daily commute was more akin to passing through an art museum.

These Art Donors Are Tired Of London Getting Everything

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“In America, pretty much every major city – Detroit, St Louis, Chicago, Dallas, Forth Worth, Houston, LA, San Francisco, Seattle – they all have museums which could virtually be national museums in terms of their scope and their quality. This situation just doesn’t happen in England, and there are very few museums that have got […]

Louis Vuitton gallery in Paris: opened in Sept 2015

The building of the Louis Vuitton Foundation, started in 2006, was to be an art museum and cultural centre designed by the architect Frank Gehry. The museum was funded by LVMH (the European multinational luxury goods combination of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) and was opened to the public in October 2014. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Tiffany glass mosaic

Garden Landscape, Louis Comfort Tiffany & Studio Favrille-glass mosaic, 103×114 in (263×290 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tiffany may have made this in preparation for work on the even larger Dream Garden mosaic, here in Philadelphia, on which he collaborated with Maxfield Parrish. I love the subtle, painterly representation of […]

Major survey of British Artist Hurvin Anderson opens at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

British artist Hurvin Anderson is best known for evocative paintings of lush landscapes and urban barbershops that explore themes of memory, place, and the indelible connection between the two. The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents the most comprehensive survey of Anderson?s work to date, on view September 11 through December 27, 2015. Show More Summary

Miami Dade College receives major donation of photographs from Agencia EFE

9 months agoArts : Artdaily

Miami Dade College?s Museum of Art + Design and the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives have received a major donation of photographs from Agencia EFE, the world?s leading Spanish-language news agency. The donation...Show More Summary

Innovative landscape architecture installation by Nomad Studio graces CAM's courtyard this summer

9 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents a unique landscape architecture installation by Nomad Studio, on view in CAM?s courtyard June through September 2015. Made possible by a generous Innovation Fund grant from the RegionalShow More Summary

books0977: Banquet Scene with a Lute Player (c.1625). Nicolas...

9 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

books0977: Banquet Scene with a Lute Player (c.1625). Nicolas Tournier (French, 1590–before February 1639). Oil on canvas. Saint Louis Art Museum.  Bright light and contrasting shadow have been used to especially good effect in this banquet scene. The scene is set in an inn or a brothel and the single female may be a courtesan. Show More Summary

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