In 2011 Opera Theatre of St. Louis (OTSL) received a grant to commission three new operas. The first, Champion, an intense, tragic take on the life of boxer Emile Griffith, composed by jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard, premiered last season. This season's entry, 27, based on the life of author and a ... More >>
A passion for high-priced paintings leads to one big art ache
His inspired passion made him a favorite in the art world. Now Marcel Salinas is stuck in St. Louis, where hardly anybody knows his name.
Using two-dimensional forms, Ellsworth Kelly and Henri Matisse evoke depth and power
Technology is challenging painters to re-examine their craft; two shows highlight new work in the age-old art form
Brent Benjamin and the St. Louis Art Museum are examining whether 102 paintings in the collection have any ties to Nazi looting. But they won't identify the paintings for fear of tainting the works as "suspect." Their caution only raises suspicion.
German artist Max Beckmann's fervent wish to have his works exhibited alongside those of his Paris School rivals is finally fulfilled in a show at the St. Louis Art Museum