“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 […]
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
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 […]
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?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
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 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
The Saint Louis Art Museum is seeking an A.W. Mellon Fellow for Prints, Drawings and Photographs.
This one is hard to resist: the 538th issue of a+u is devoted to Louis I. Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum, presenting drawings as well as some photographs and essays by Lawrence Speck and Carlos Jimenez.
Woodland Interior, Louis Comfort Tiffany Watercolor and gouache on tan paper, roughly 16×22? (40x56cm), in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. James Gurney has a nice post on his blog today about some of his favorite gouache Masters, which prompted me to think of a few artists who did beautiful work in gouache, though they were […]
The Saint Louis Art Museum this summer presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and best studied forms of African art from the West African countries of Côte d?Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso. Show More Summary
hadrian6: The First Funeral. 1883. Louis Ernest Barrias. French 1841-1905. Museum of Fine Arts. Lyon. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
Here's a nifty piece of street art: Save The Bees (2015) by Louis Masai. It's part of Nature Late at the Horniman Museum and Gardens on Thursday 14 May, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. There are lots of other goodies. Tickets cost £5. CLICK to visit the Horniman website and to book.
Kristen Watts has been appointed director of exhibitions and design at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where she will plan and supervise all aspects of the museum?s robust exhibition schedule. She starts at the museum in June. ?Kristen has...Show More Summary
Jennifer Connelly shows off some serious shoulder action while attending the 2015 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City. The 44-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by her husband Paul Bettany. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Connelly The week before, [...]
The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, an exhibition exploring the significant role that prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch played in establishing the Netherlandish master as a highly desirable brand in the growing print market of the 16th century. Show More Summary
This spring, the RISD Museum presents Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association. Co-organized with the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis, this is the first public museum exhibition...Show More Summary
Lucian H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr. will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as head of conservation, supervising a team of conservators working in the museum?s objects, painting, paper and textiles labs. Shockey starts the at the museum on Aug. Show More Summary
Kris Jenner wears all while while out and about on Wednesday (March 4) in Paris, France. That same day, the 59-year-old reality star’s son-in-law Kanye West hit up the Louis Vuitton art museum. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kris Jenner The night before, Kris did a little late-night shopping trip at Selfridges in [...]
One of the artifacts that was controversially put up for auction by the St. Louis Society of the American Institute for Archaeology last year has been acquired by the Dallas Museum of Art. It’s the effigy vase from the Late Classic Era (700-900 A.D.) excavated at Quiriguá, Guatemala, in 1911. According to a December press [...]