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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

SLAM spotlight: Rodney McMillian’s ‘A Migration Tale’

Rodney McMillian’s “A Migration Tale,” part of the New Media Series at Saint Louis Art Museum, challenges its viewers to reconsider their understanding of racial and class disparities.

Frieda Curtis | Staff Writer

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: St. Louis Modern

Parked inside the gallery space of Saint Louis Art Museum’s (SLAM) newest major exhibition is a black 1954 Chevrolet Corvette. “St. Louis Modern” is written above the automobile in a sleek, streamlined metal lettering that appropriately matches the style of the 150+ midcentury modern objects that fill the gallery space beyond.

| 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

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