With the Singapore Biennale 2016 coming to a close in the next few days, we take a look at what goes on behind the scenes with an individual who is a part of the curatorial team
Paint, Hats and Degas–Really? Today the Saint Louis Art Museum opened a new exhibition called Degas, Impressionism and the Paris Millinery Trade. On the surface, it sounds like one of those cooked-up theses, a mix of fashion with art,... A gimmick. Well, probably not.... read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2017-02-12 Second […]
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents an extensive selection of major paintings and works on paper by Nicola Tyson, the first major solo exhibition of the artist?s work in a museum in the United States. All the works selected...Show More Summary
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents internationally recognized painter and St. Louis native Katherine Bernhardt, who returns to her hometown to create a new site-specific mural on the Museum?s 60 foot-long Project Wall. The mural, XXL SUPERFLAT PANCAKE, is on view January 27 through April 16, 2017. Show More Summary
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents an exhibition of the photography of Deana Lawson, including a premiere of new works from her latest travels as well as a series of recent photographs shot on location around the world. Deana Lawson is on view January 27 through April 16, 2017. Show More Summary
Lisa Çakmak has been promoted to associate curator of ancient art, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Çakmak will curate the reinstallation of the museum?s Egyptian collection later this year. As assistant curator of ancient art, she led the project through years of research and planning, including the 2014 CT-scanning of three mummies. Show More Summary
A petition calls on the museum to cancel its loan of George Caleb Bingham’s “The Verdict of the People” for the inauguration luncheon on Jan. 20.
Two St. Louisans want to stop the loan of George Caleb Bingham's painting "Verdict of the People" for Donald Trump's inaugural luncheon. The post Saint Louis Art Museum Criticized for Loaning Painting to Trump Inaugural Luncheon appeared first on Hyperallergic.
At the intersection of the Venn diagram where dog lovers meet art lovers is this niche museum, which houses an extensive collection of fine art devoted to man's best friend, from Impressionist paintings of Basque collies to porcelain...Show More Summary
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