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2000 Stories by Ivy Schroeder

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  • Pomo-mentum

    published December 20, 2000

    In the 1970s, sculptors like Carl Andre were creating obdurate minimalist abstractions out of wood, or lead, or almost any material, for that... More >>

  • Village Person

    published November 15, 2000

    There are those who, at the very mention of East Village art of the 1980s, shudder, groan or wrinkle the nose. After all, the art media has... More >>

  • Heady Brew

    published November 15, 2000

    Years ago, an opening reception of the IN/FORM exhibition at the Lemp Brewery featured the ceremonial burning of an installation piece.... More >>

  • Metal Winner

    published October 25, 2000

    The Devil's Night Iron Pour begins at 6 p.m., with the first metal being poured at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Lemp Brewery, 3500 Lemp... More >>

  • Architect of Form and Spirit: Eric Mendelsohn

    published October 11, 2000

    "The building proper is one of my best and very powerful without being heavy," architect Eric Mendelsohn reportedly commented to his wife in 1950... More >>

  • Rear Window

    published October 4, 2000

    Retrospective exhibitions are strange things. Yes, they consist of collections of artworks, just like any other art exhibition. It's the "retro"... More >>

  • Spray Tell

    published September 20, 2000

    It's high noon on Sunday at the Mississippi River retaining wall that, since 1997, has been the site of Paint Louis, one of the biggest -- indeed,... More >>

  • Sole Survivor

    published September 6, 2000

    Eleanor Antin has always called people who aren't artists "civilians." "They're normal," she says. "They do things like take vacations. I'm always... More >>

  • Exposure III: Aspects of Being

    published August 9, 2000

    Aspects of Being, as an exhibition title, conjures up a host of associations, not all of them good. An art exhibition with that title might... More >>

  • Realism Today

    published August 9, 2000

    Realism in painting is a fascinating topic, because realism is in and of itself not a particular style. There are actually dozens of realist... More >>

  • Wonderland

    published July 26, 2000

    The theme of Wonderland, the major new exhibition at the St. Louis Art Museum, is difficult to encompass in a few sentences. It is a... More >>

  • Deep Space Ten

    published June 28, 2000

    Eureka! It's here! It's a wonder! It's Wonderland! Excuse the giddiness, but Wonderland, the elaborate new special exhibition... More >>

  • Currents 81: Glenn Ligon

    published June 14, 2000

    Currents 81 at the St. Louis Art Museum features new works by Glenn Ligon, an exceedingly interesting artist. Ligon is a photographer,... More >>

  • Life History

    published May 10, 2000

    BRIAN NOVATNY: NEW WORKS RICHARD KNIGHT: OBJECT PAINTINGS Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, through May 20 KIT KEITH:... More >>

  • Custom Built: A Twenty-Year Survey of Work by Allan Wexler

    published May 3, 2000

    On the cover of the catalog for Custom Built: A Twenty-Year Survey of Work by Allan Wexler, a list is printed. It's the artist's "things to... More >>

  • Gary Passanise: New Work

    published May 3, 2000

    When Gary Passanise makes sculpture, he is always sensitive to issues of scale and space. His works don't confront viewers; rather, they invite... More >>

  • Gary Passanise: New Work

    published April 26, 2000

    When Gary Passanise makes sculpture, he is always sensitive to issues of scale and space. His works don't confront viewers; rather, they invite... More >>

  • The Works of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention

    published April 5, 2000

    A very revealing image is included in the catalog of the Charles and Ray Eames exhibition, now at the St. Louis Art Museum. It is a mock-serious... More >>

  • Figures: Alone and Together

    published March 29, 2000

    Craft Alliance's Figures: Alone and Together, curated by Gail M. Brown, brings together works by 39 nationally known artists, working in a... More >>

  • Paintings: Billy Hassell

    published March 29, 2000

    The exhibition of Billy Hassell's new paintings at Elliot Smith is a must-see show, a visual and theoretical feast -- the most fun you'll have... More >>

  • Glass 20/20: Clear Visions

    published March 29, 2000

    If you're not quite up to date on the contemporary scene in glassmaking, or if the only glassmaking artist you can name is Dale Chihuly, then you... More >>

  • William Kentridge: "Weighing and Wanting"

    published February 16, 2000

    William Kentridge's animated films are filled with lush visual effects and profoundly ambivalent observations about politics and people who find... More >>

  • Structurally Speaking

    published February 16, 2000

    The latest group show at Art St. Louis is Structurally Speaking, an exhibit that promises a survey of artworks that "explore, emphasize and... More >>

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