Calling all St. Louis creatives: The Regional Arts Commission wants to know your needs and challenges. And the organization hopes to reach everyone out there -- be they a full-time pursuer of the arts or a weekend dabbler."If you call yourself an artist, then we want to hear more about you," says Ji ... More >>
photo by Keegan HamiltonAntonio French chats with the members of the Regional Arts CommissionThe St. Louis arts community was out in force this morning to show their support for the proposed "Public Art Trust Fund" being considered by the Board of Aldermen. About a dozen artists and representativ ... More >>
Week of September 14, 2005
A lesson in how to wake up St. Louis to its trove of public art
The People Project only gets worse
The stories of St. Louis resemble the motifs of the late Charles Schulz
A struggle between patron and artist creates panic in Turtle Park
Grand Center dishes out some not-so-grand treatment to local arts groups
The people behind the people of the People Project
What people talk about when they talk about art
Artist Mary Miss' plan for the space next to the new Federal Courthouse is vastly different from the statues and monolithic sculptures of the past. It's public art that actually keeps the public in mind.
Ten years ago, Grand Center Inc. set out to create the region's "premier arts, entertainment and education district." They fixed the sidewalks and brought in the lights. It's a nice place to visit, but nobody stays.