The new east wing of the Saint Louis Art Museum won't open until June 29, but the museum just received its occupancy permit from City Hall last Thursday, which seemed like a great opportunity for museum administrators to give a tour to the local press. No art has been installed yet, which meant the ... More >>
Last week, Feast noticed a new barbecue restaurant among its -- and several other local food-media sites, including Gut Check's -- Twitter followers: Capitalist Pig. It turns out that Capitalist Pig is the latest project from Ron Buechele, owner of Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th Street; 314-771- ... More >>
We humans like to compartmentalize -- generally thinking of our senses as separate entities. Zach Smithey challenges that notion in his latest exhibit, The Process: Life and the Vibrations of Sound, that explores the idea of using paintings to visualize sound. Smithey's opening today at Concrete O ... More >>
This weekend, Concrete Ocean Art Gallery hosts a dual solo exhibition of Allen Kriesghauser's Plein air paintings and Amy VanDonsel's mixed media works. More details on this show -- and many more exhibits -- after the jump. Allen KriegshauserA piece from Kriegshauser's upcoming show at Concrete Oc ... More >>
This weekend Mad Art Gallery hosts Venus Rising, a two-day all-female visual art reception and performance art show. The event is put on by Venus Envy, a local artists' collective that promotes empowering women through art. More details on this show -- and many more exhibits -- after the jump. Hun ... More >>
Where do Iron Maiden songs and Mother Goose rhymes meet? At the Famous Fictional Verses art show, opening at Mad Art Gallery this weekend. Portraits from over 25 local artists will be on display, all inspired by the lyrics from poetry or popular music. Find details on this show and lots more in the ... More >>
Recycling is all the rage these days, but you could do better than that. You could upcycle! To get a better idea of what "upcycling" is all about, head to the Magic House's Recycled Art Festival this weekend. You'll also want to check out some of the other great art happenings (listed below) going o ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, January 30. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 South Twelfth Street.
Here's your guide to having fun this weekend on a budget. Looking for live music? Check out our weekend concert calendar. Where the Wild Things Are opens Friday. Read J. Hoberman's review.Where the Wild Things Are at various theaters (Friday)While J. Hoberman questioned some of director Spike Jo ... More >>
After a quick four-day work-week, the weekend's here again. If you spent too much over the last three-day weekend, know that a night at the theater is probably out. So are wine-tastings and fund-raisers. But there are always local concerts, free art gallery openings and at least one food-centric str ... More >>
Last Night: "800-Pound Gorilla" at Mad Art. What You Missed: The opening of a new show featuring St. Louisans Ron Buechele, Jim Mahfood and Peat Wollaeger. Where: Mad Art Gallery 2727 S. 12th Street. Better Than: Reading dirty comics and watching "Leave it Beaver." The lines between comic books ... More >>
A busy weekend in St. Louis. Hot weather seemed to put everyone in a sloth-like state during the day, but at night, when temps cooled into the lower 70's, nightlife took off. And some people just took off their clothes.
Robert Duffy encapsulates the St. Louis art scene.
Robert Duffy encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
Leslie Laskey Leslie Laskey's lengthy resume can at times read like an artistic history of the 20th century. Born in Michigan in 1921, Laskey enlisted in the U.S. Army the day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Serving in a combat engineering unit, Laskey was among the troops that landed on ... More >>
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