Given the substantial shadow his work continues to cast on the profession, it's a little surprising that "Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture," a vast exhibition organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany and running at the San Diego Museum of Art through the end of January, is the first...
Philip Hu has been promoted to curator of Asian art, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Since joining the Museum in 2006, Hu has curated numerous gallery rotations and several exhibitions, including Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan, which closes January 8. Show More Summary
The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture, the first retrospective of the American architect?s work in two decades. On view November 5, 2016 through January 31, 2017, the exhibition presents over 200Show More Summary
Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) - 1923c. Night Cafe (The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Oil on canvas; 82.9 x 100.7 cm. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas...Show More Summary
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City has hired Dr. Aimee Marcereau DeGalan as the Louis L. and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Art. Marcereau DeGalan comes to the Nelson-Atkins from The Dayton Art Institute (DAI), where she was Chief Curator and Curator of European Art. Show More Summary
During meetings in which local artists of color and allies gathered to strategize in response to the controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, two possible approaches emerged: reprimand and correct the museum, or elevate the good work happening beyond its walls. The post After Museum Controversy, St. Show More Summary
by Pamela Fraser There are so many separate issues involved in the still-unfolding story of public reaction to Kelley Walker’s exhibition Direct Drive at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, one barely knows where to start. At issue is not only the specific art works that have proven offensive to many people, but […]
The continuing trials of Guy Wildenstein. Worries over a purported Old Masters forgery ring. And the Ghent altarpiece, refreshed. Plus: Rethinking the Autry Museum, David Bowie’s art collection and Joseph Beuys does New Wave. — Louis Stettner, a photographer renowned for his photos of everyday...
The Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate a gift of more than 1,400 Japanese prints and related works with the groundbreaking exhibition Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan. The gift has made the museum one of the world?s...Show More Summary
“[Jeffrey] Uslip’s departure follows weeks of controversy over CAM’s current solo exhibition by white artist Kelley Walker that some found demeaning to African-Americans.”
ST. LOUIS — Watching the Kelley Walker exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis unravel in the span of a few weeks, from what the museum promoted as its most ambitious installation to date — taking over the entire museum...Show More Summary
Jeffrey Uslip, Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs / Chief Curator for the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, unexpectedly accepted a new position at another institution. In light of Uslip?s decision, CAM will immediately commence a national search for a new curator. Show More Summary
More than 20 artists have withdrawn from this weekend’s Open Studios STL presented by Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. The moves come amid criticism of a racially charged exhibit at the museum, although a museum spokesman says it has received a variety of reasons for the withdrawals.
Today, CAMSTL announced that Chief Curator Jeffrey Uslip will be leaving for an as-yet-unnamed institution. The post Embattled Curator Jeffrey Uslip Leaves Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis appeared first on Hyperallergic.
beautiful-belgium: Louis Dubois - The Storks, 1858, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
Two incidents this week at the Contemporary Art Museum St Louis suggests the controversy around the current Kelley Walker exhibition continues to escalate. The post St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway appeared first on Hyperallergic.
“Amid an ongoing controversy surrounding the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis’s Kelley Walker show, which includes works that some have alleged are racist and offensive, a staff member was verbally, and nearly physically, attacked Monday morning.”
Earlier this month the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in St. Louis debuted a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Kelley Walker. The exhibition, titled “Direct Drive,” Walker’s first solo in the United States, has drawn intense criticism as well protests over his depiction of both black women and history. Show More Summary
To kick off the 2016 season of the Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art, scholar Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, brought us into the close circle of Louis Comfort Tiffany's art glass studio.
Kelley Walker's solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis features photographs of black men and women smeared with chocolate and toothpaste that have triggered a public boycott of the institution.