David Gill's re-examination of the reported (perhaps suggested would be a better term) collecting history of the Ka Nefer Nefer mask has just come out. It raises a whole load of questions that I am sure the St Louis Art Museum will want to answer. Show More Summary
My article on the acquisition of the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask by the St Louis Art Museum has been published in The Journal of Art Crime ("The case of the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask", vol. 12, 13-25). It discusses previously undisclosed information about when the curatorial team at SLAM became aware of aspects of the collecting history. Show More Summary
This recipe from ProQ Australia's Louis Alexander will elevate you from alleged tongmaster to BBQ baron with the art of smoking meats your new weapon for the summer cookout.
Thanks to a generous gift of $5 million by Barbara and Andy Taylor, the Saint Louis Art Museum has begun construction of a new sculpture garden that will be installed with masterworks from the collection and more than 450 new trees. The transformative project immediately south of the museum is made possible by a gift from Barbara B. Show More Summary
Just a few Mondays ago, when St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCullough announced that a grand jury would not be pressing charges against the white cop who put six bullets into 18-year-old black man Michael Brown, the entire St. Show More Summary
The artist known for his pop-culture-inspired pieces and collaborations with Louis Vuitton and Kanye West is exhibiting a new, more serious kind of work.
Yesterday in Miami, Michelle Williams took a cue from Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, and Cara Delevingne, and decided to forgo pants for her evening excursion. In what we assume was a spirit of artfulness, she showed up at a Louis Vuitton dinner at Art Basel wearing a garment featuring vaguely holographic,... More »
Now Louis Vuitton is not just clothing and accessories. Now it’s even furniture! As part of the Miami Art Basel brand introduced the modular furniture for unrealized projects in 1972 by French designer Pierre Paulin
On the (very long) list of things I love, outdoor garden weddings are pretty close to the tippy top. And it really only takes one look at these stunning images from Heather Roth Fine Art Photography to know why they rank so high. Elegant yet comfy with a swoon-worthy color palette and drop dead gorgeous details planned by Kate &…
The Root.com In this preview of the next Left of Black, Jeffrey Q. McCune, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Performing Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, describes the organizing on the ground in Ferguson and the importance of utilizing the resources of universities and colleges for the communities around them. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s will present an exhibition of Irish artworks from its upcoming auction of British and Irish Art in Dublin from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 November 2014. Five works by Louis le Brocquy headline the group, including one of the most...Show More Summary
Up in the Air, by American artist Tom Friedman (b. 1965, St. Louis, MO), is the third in a series of site-specific installations at the Lightfall of the Herta and Paul Amir Building. It is comprised of hundreds of items suspended from...Show More Summary
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Photo via Medium On the Los Vegas strip, specifically on the fourth floor of a building whose street-level is one giant Louis Vuitton store, is an art installation designed to, according to a writer for Medium, "completely destroy any visual...
In March of 1995 I opened a caricature art concession operation at Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Mo. We started out with a single location, eventually expanded to two locations, added airbrush T-Shirts (which I eventually sold my stake in to my airbrush business partner Kent Lind), and spent the next 20 seasons drawing […]
M. Melissa Wolfe will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as curator and head of the Department of American Art, the Museum announced today. She assumes her duties in January. ?Melissa Wolfe is an impressive and prolific curator, havingShow More Summary
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Last night Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr attended the Louis Vuitton Monogram event at New York's Museum of Modern Art, and she took a huge risk with her outfit... And it paid off (for the most part). More » You Have Got To See What...Show More Summary
"In the Golden Age we were all friends..." The Art Newspaper (Garry Shaw, 'St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities', Art Newspaper online only 06 November 2014) has a text on the sale by the St Louis branch of the AIA of...Show More Summary
Jennifer Connelly rocks a fun dress while hitting the black carpet at the Louis Vuitton Monogram Celebration at Museum of Modern Art on Friday evening (November 7) in New York City. The 43-year-old actress was joined at the big bash by husband Paul Bettany, Chloe Sevigny, Sofia Coppola, Melissa George, and will.i.am. PHOTOS: Check out [...]