When the Saint Louis Art Museum presented Impressionist France as the inaugural show for its new Chipperfield addition, it was a safe, crowd-pleasing choice. The institution's sophomore effort in the new building, Atua: Sacred Gods from Polynesia, could not be more different. Filled with remote, oth ... More >>
One has to hand it to Ivy Magruder and David Marshall. The chef and general manager, respectively, had quite a job ahead of them when they took over the Saint Louis Art Museum's struggling restaurant, Panorama (1 Fine Arts Drive; 314-655-5490). Plagued by terrible reviews, bad press and financial di ... More >>
Egyptian minister of antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim has a message for the Saint Louis Art Museum: Let our mummy mask go. The mummy in question is Ka-Nefer-Nefer, "The Twice-Beautiful Ka," an Egyptian noblewoman whose funeral mask was unearthed by archaeologist Mohammed Zakaria Goneim in 1951, more th ... More >>
We were less than impressed with Panorama (1 Fine Arts Drive; 314-655-5490), which is a bummer because we love the Saint Louis Art Museum. Others felt the same way, though, and in December the museum ordered an investigation into the lukewarm reviews and oh yeah, losing $5,000 a week. See also: SLA ... More >>
This week, restaurant critic Cheryl Baehr visited Panorama (One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, 314-655-5490), at the St. Louis Art Museum. Here are some extra tidbits she picked up during her visits. Read the full review of Panorama here. My recent review of Panorama focused exclusively on its lunch ... More >>
This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building and more. Where will you eat?
Gut Check heard through the grapevine a few weeks ago that chef Edward Farrow, most recently of Phoenix, Arizona, would be moving to town this summer to oversee the new restaurant and café at the Saint Louis Art Museum (Forest Park Street; 314-721-0072). Yesterday, a press release from the museum ... More >>
U.S. District Court Judge Henry Autrey has rejected the U.S. attorney's office suit against the Saint Louis Art Museum in the case of the ancient Egyptian artifact, the Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer. The government filed the suit in order to return the mask to the Egyptian government, which claimed it had ... More >>
image viaA Lakota pouch from the Danforth colleciton at the Saint Louis Art Museum.The last time Riverfront Times reported on a loan of Native American artifacts to a local museum, the story didn't really have a happy ending. Nobody knows what happened to about 30 of the pieces the Airis fami ... More >>
slam.orgA rendering of the 200,000 square-foot addition to be attached to the rear of the Saint Louis Art Museum. Maybe it was the New York Times article last week that lumped the Saint Louis Art Museum in with a growing number of arts institutions that have scaled back or abandoned their plans ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis arts scene
A plethora of post-war pretties
From a long-buried pyramid to the Saint Louis Art Museum: The mysterious voyage of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask.
Experience ancient beauty in the Saint Louis Art Museum's Asian Galleries
2005 brings a brand-new canvas
German Art Now
Week of April 28, 2004
Week of April 21, 2004
Two vastly different local exhibits highlight St. Louis strengths
The Saint Louis Art Museum
A simply smashing affair
Brent Benjamin, St. Louis Art Museum
Despite its candy-coated allure, SLAM's Pop Impressions illustrates a movement gone sour
Help the Nazis turn a profit, or let a great artwork be destroyed?
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.
A snapshot of camera-obscura works on display at the St. Louis Art Museum
Beckmann in Paris takes "Best of Show"
St. Louis Art Museum
St. Louis Art Museum