Saint Louis Art Museum

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

Art spotlight: ‘Sunken Cities’ stuns at SLAM

“Sunken Cities” at the St. Louis Art Museum features art from the submerged ancient city of Thonis-Heracleion. There you can witness a fusion of Greek and Egyptian Style.

| Senior Scene Editor

Remembering artist George Caleb Bingham at the St. Louis Art Museum

A new documentary film, “The American Artist: The Life & Times of George Caleb Bingham,” screened at the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) on Sunday, Nov. 6. The film tells the story of Bingham’s artistic and political life, introducing his relatively unknown work to the general public and elevating him to the level of American classics such as Gilbert Stuart and Thomas Hart Benton.

Frieda Curtis | Contributing Writer

Who are you, Wonder Woman?

A recently opened Dara Birnbaum exhibit is part of the Saint Louis Art Museum’s New Media Series, which exhibits digital media installations by living artists that engage the audience through both film and sound.

Frieda Curtis | Contributing Writer

Danielle’s ARTicles: ‘A Decade of Collecting’

To celebrate the acquisition of over 700 works on paper by the Saint Louis Art Museum in the past 10 years, a carefully curated and exciting show entitled “A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings and Photographs” is now on view in galleries 234 and 235.

| Staff Writer

Danielle’s ARTicles: The Ladd boys are back in town

Steven and William Ladd are back on their stomping grounds, entertaining the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) with their playful personalities, boisterous singsong and humorous childhood stories. Their show “Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd: Scouts or Sports?” showcases their new set of works made specifically for this exhibition in their hometown.

| Staff Reporter

Danielle’s ARTicles: Review of Alex Prager’s ‘Face in the Crowd’

American artist Alex Prager knows how to capture a character. Her film “Face in the Crowd” (2013), showing now at the Saint Louis Art Museum, pulls at the heartstrings of anyone who has ever felt lonely. Whether it is a divorced grandmother from Long Island pouring her heart out in a dark and secluded room, a quiet Asian man sharing his belief in true love or the famous actress Elizabeth Banks, lost amidst a chaotic sea of strangers, Prager perfectly portrays so many universal human emotions in her frames.

| Contributing Reporter

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