A thank you note to the Contemporary Art Museum

Every season, museums present a new set of exhibitions to inspire, challenge and educate the public. Now that St. Louis museums have had a few weeks to celebrate their openings, their exhibitions and their artists, I want to take a moment to appreciate the diversity in Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis’ four spring shows.

Frieda Curtis | Staff Writer

For the love of melanin: ‘Deana Lawson’ at CAM

Deana Lawson’s photographs in the newly-opened exhibition, “Deana Lawson,” at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis resonate with grace and power and beauty.

Frieda Curtis | Staff Writer

Controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

The opening of “Kelley Walker: Direct Drive” at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis on Sept. 16 and the associated artist talk the following evening have prompted a complex and troubling controversy over the racially and sexually charged exhibition and the responses of the artist and the museum since.

Frieda Curtis | Contributing Writer

Danielle’s ARTicles: Brooding over ‘The Brood’

Last Friday, the seniors majoring in studio art at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts were granted a surprise afternoon field trip to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) and received a tour of the current exhibition, “Lisa Yuskavage: The Brood.”

| Staff Reporter

Danielle’s ARTicles: ‘Green Varnish’

There are only a few more days left to view “Green Varnish” by Nomad Studio at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM). Closing on Sunday, Sept. 27, this installation is a great farewell to summer 2015. An inscription is poised above the piece in the courtyard of CAM: “We live in denial within vanishing landscapes.”

| Contributing Reporter

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