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.
The Saint Louis Art Museum recently published Plains Indian Art of the Early Reservation Era, an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural examination of one of the Midwest?s great public collections of Native American art. In 2010, Carolyn Danforth gave the museum 251 works of Plains Indian art collected by her late husband, Donald Danforth Jr. Show More Summary
The Saint Louis Art Museum recently promoted Sean O?Neal to director of digital experience and media to oversee a new department charged with identifying new ways to use technology to interpret and share the collection, advance understanding and appreciation of art, and reach new audiences. Show More Summary
Yvonne Osei has joined the Saint Louis Art Museum as the 2016-17 Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Fellow. The fellowship aims to build a pool of talented young minority professionals to work in art-related fields in museums, galleries, non-profit organizations and universities. Show More Summary
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
The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting Impressions of War, an exhibition featuring The Disasters of War, Francisco de Goya?s 80-plate contemplation of war and its aftereffects, as well as additional series of prints by three artists whose works equally respond to the darker side of war and its aftermath. Show More Summary
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