Glenn Ligon took the Kelly painting "Blue Black" at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis and then pulled together a show that pulls together disparate artists in what Ligon calls "a meander." He says, not being a curator, "I’m not bound by chronology or genre. It’s about encounters and collisions. I’m an artist, too. […]
A look at this week's art news, including Tania Bruguera's latest project, CycleNews, and events and exhibitions from St. Louis to Istanbul.
This week in art news: Sam Durant and members of the Dakota Nation agreed to ceremonially burn his Walker Art Center sculpture, activists demanded the removal of a Confederate monument in St. Louis, and the diocese of Málaga chastised street artist Space Invader. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has just acquired a remarkable work: the modello, or painted sketch, for the famous Portrait of Louis XIV in Royal Ceremonial Robes by Hyacinthe Rigaud (Musée du Louvre, Paris). ?We are pleased that we were able to acquire this iconic painting on the art market. Show More Summary
An annual dance festival called Spring to Dance celebrated its 10th anniversary this Memorial Day weekend. St. Louisans flocked to the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri's beautiful, tree-lined campus for what has become a nationally recognized weekend of high-quality...
The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Cross-Pollination: Flowers in 18th-Century European Textiles and Porcelain, a free exhibition on view in Gallery 100 from May 26 through Nov. 26. Cross-Pollination examines the evolution of floral imagery in European textiles, clothing, and porcelain from about 1735 to 1785. Show More Summary
A look at this week's art news, including rave reviews for Mark Bradford's work at the Venice Biennale, and events and exhibitions everywhere from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
The city will host a free art workshop for middle and high school students. The free event is available for children in the seventh through twelfth grades. – Louis Casiano If you go When: 3:30 to 5:50 p.m. Friday Where: Downtown Recreation Center, 1860 Anaheim Ave. Information: costamesaca.gov
Soldier, salvager, and now curator, Larry Giles wants to open a museum in St. Louis to honor the history of the buildings arts Architects get famous for designing buildings. Larry Giles has made a name for himself by deconstructing them. The St. Show More Summary
A look at this week's art news, including the 57th Venice Biennale opening Saturday, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Savannah to St. Louis.
Portrait of Baroness Gudin, née Margareth Louis Hay, Franz Xaver Winterhalter Graphite, roughly 15 x 11 (40 x 29 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In this deceptively simple, sensitively realized pencil portrait, 19th century German painter Franz Xaver Winterhalter has given particular attention to nuances of value changes in the […]
Louis Kronberg - The Pink Sash  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: Louis Kronberg (Boston, 1872 - Palm Beach, Florida, March 9, 1965) was an American figure painter, art dealer, advisor, and teacher. Although Kronberg is considered...Show More Summary
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas make their gala debut at the 2017 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 1) in New York City. The Game of Thrones star stuns in an off-white and nude lace Louis Vuitton gown. Joe opted for a burgundy H&M suit with black pinstripes, a [...]
The Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District (Metro) Arts in Transit is now accepting entries for the 2017 MetroLines poetry contest.
The Saint Louis Art Museum presents The Hats of Stephen Jones, a special installation of eight hats designed by one of the world?s best-known contemporary milliners. The hats have been installed as gallery interventions throughout the museum from April 21 through Sept. Show More Summary
Photographs have the ability to not only capture real life, but also generate an emotional response in those who see them. A new art exhibit at the North County Transit Center featuring images of a photo essay.
He’s collaborating with Louis Vuitton on handbags inspired by classic paintings.
IMG_4614 X Espagne (Valence) vers 1410-1430. Annonciation. Barcelone Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: X Espagne (Valence) vers 1410-1430. Annonciation. Barcelone Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)
The Death Of Socrates Jacques Louis David He was a bastard, but a supremely talented bastard. Is there a better technician in all of art history? I looked through a bunch of his works, looking for some softening of...