The American architect Louis Kahn (1901?1974), designer of the Kimbell Art Museum, is regarded as one of the great master builders of the 20th century. With complex spatial compositions and a choreographic mastery of light, Kahn created buildings of archaic beauty and powerful universal symbolism. Show More Summary
IMG_4581 X Espagne (Aragon). Vers 1450. Ange de l'Annonciation. Angel of the Annunciation. Barcelone Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: X Espagne (Aragon). Vers 1450. Ange de l'Annonciation. Angel of the Annunciation. Barcelone Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)
IMG_4555 Joan Mates. Actif en Catalogne 1370-1431. Retable de Saint Michel Archange. Altarpiece of Saint Michael the Archangel. vers 1420. Barcelone Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Gothique international. by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: Joan Mates. Show More Summary
Chuck Berry was to St. Louis what Prince was to Minneapolis, what Elvis was to Memphis (and Tupelo) and what Sinatra was to Hoboken. Its citizens didn’t agree on everything, but Berry was sacrosanct. And while genius can rise wherever, it stands to reason that Berry, who died on Saturday at 90,...
Pixure is Louis D’hauwe’s excellent pixel art app for iPad and iPhone. It’s a terrific app. You might want to check out the latest version even if you aren’t interested in creating pixel art, though — it’s the first version using D’hauwe’s own open source PanelKit framework. Show More Summary
The Saint Louis Art Museum recently installed Théodore Rousseau?s Pheasantry in the Forest of Compiègne, a significant work from the early career of the leading landscape painter of the Barbizon School. The museum acquired the oil painting in May 2016, but it left St. Show More Summary
Instead of an iron fist, King Louis XIV ruled with his dancing shoes.
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is presenting work by multidisciplinary artist Louis Cameron, on view through April 16, 2017. Cameron?s art practice has spanned the media of painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, assemblage, digital, video, and poster art, with the CAM exhibition focusing on two aspects of his recent output. Show More Summary
LVMH will tap architect Frank Gehry once again to create a centre for applied arts beside his Louis Vuitton Foundation, the luxury group and the City of Paris announced Wednesday. The celebrated Canadian-American architect, 88, willShow More Summary
In a move that will surely only further fuel rumors that Nicolas Ghesquière has one foot out the door, Louis Vuitton staged its Fall 2017 runway at the Louvre — and not just at the famous museum, but in one of its sculpture galleries, making the artwork as much a part of the presentation as the... Continue reading
The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection, an exhibition celebrating the promised gift of over 150 works of art assembled by Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Show More Summary
IMG_4354 Devant d'autel d'Avia. Front of altar of Avia. vers 1200. Bergueda. Catalogne Espagne. Spain. Barcelone. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) by jean louis mazieres Via Flickr: Devant d'autel d'Avia. Front of altar of Avia. vers 1200. Bergueda. Catalogne Espagne. Spain. Barcelone. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)
Editor’s Disclosure: Louis Corrigan serves on the board of Atlanta arts nonprofit Flux Projects, which has received grants from all of the public funding entities discussed in this article, as well as MAAF. ArtsATL has received grants from OCA as well as the Fulton County Arts Commission. — “Organizations like the Woodruff Arts Center are...
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 […]
Italian businessman Jean Pigozzi’s collection means the less known arts scene of the second largest continent in the world takes centre stage
Saturdays NYC unveils its spring-summer 2017 collection with a lookbook starring Louis Mayhew. The New York brand discovers inspiration in the art of creating ceramic vessels. Here, linen, nylon, and yarn mélange come together with a pleasant spring color palette. Show More Summary
This exhibition presents outstanding French prints from 1650 to 1715, an era in which the magnificence of Absolutism reached its climax. During the reign of Louis XIV, a principal task of the fine arts was to spread the glory and splendour of the Sun King as a statesman, general and patron far beyond the borders of his own country. Show More Summary
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