Art

Hostile Terrain 94 mourns each life lost on the southern border

3200 toe tags, each filled out by a participant, hang in the DUC. Each one represents a life lost attempting to cross the southern border.

| Staff Writer

‘Restructuring a more positive reality’: Junior Kaylyn Webster featured in hometown exhibition 

Webster’s paintings, which depict African-American subjects using symbolism and motifs drawn from art history, are featured in the exhibition “dis/contented realities” at Urevbu Contemporary in downtown Memphis.

| Staff Writer

Sam Fox students adjust to a semester of virtual critiques

Artists are in a confusing but interesting place because of COVID-19, and they have taken the opportunity to explore their trade.

Gracie Hime | Staff Writer

Student-run art fundraiser benefits local aid group

The bold, diverse collection of works heralds a bright future for the young artists and the collective as a whole.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Writer

Local artists bring social justice art to South 40 Underpass

A different kind of welcome message greeted new students at the South 40 Underpass this year.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Art in Bloom creates unconventional, stunning engagement opportunity

Art in Bloom is an annual event put on by the St. Louis Art Museum that involves dozens of local florists reimagining works from the museum.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

‘Millet and Modern Art’: SLAM’s ambitious international exhibition

Despite having an enormous influence on the course of modern art, Jean-Francois is often overlooked by people today.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

SLAM to bring international focus to St. Louis in 2020

Ramping up to one of its most ambitious years yet, the St. Louis Art Museum has announced a slew of exciting and innovative exhibitions in 2020.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

Dutch art in the age of Rembrandt: How art connects us to the past

Staged pictures people made of themselves with expensive items, beautiful arrangements of food and flowers positioned to look just right and perfectly posed images of someone’s family pop up here and there. No, this isn’t your Instagram feed. This is Dutch art made over 300 years ago, now on show in the new exhibit at the St. Louis Art Museum, “Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt.”

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Bare Life’ showcases complex style and worldwide activism

Artist, activist, master of the readymade style and political exile of his own country, Ai Weiwei is one of the best-known figures of the modern art world. His new exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, titled “Bare Life,” is divided into two sections: “Bare Life” and “Rupture”.

Lydia McKelvie | Contributing Writer

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