In a year when local bands have formed new partnerships or reconstituted old ones through DIY festivals, home-grown record labels and subscription seven-inch series, the sheer scope of Eric Hall's Site/Sound project demands respect. For the past year, experimental instrumentalist Hall has been in re ... More >>
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship This weekend, the Site/Sound exhibition opens at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Local electronic sensei Eric Hal ... More >>
Laumeier Sculpture Park (12580 Rott Road Street; 314-615-5278) recently announced a new partnership with Schlafly Beer. We spoke with Jackie Chambers, development officer at Laumeier and Susan Haberer, event coordinator at Schlafly, to find out exactly how beer and art will merge, two things quite r ... More >>
Photo by Jamie LeesEric Hall's creative takeover of the Laumeier Sculpture Park hit an early high point this weekend with his performance in the Park's Cromlech Glen. It's a spot he says has inspired him as an artist for years, and his half-hour set on Saturday was nothing if not respectful ... More >>
Mabel SuenEric Hall performs at KDHX for experimental show Wrong Division (Hosted by the author and photographer)As a teenager, Eric Hall would sneak into Laumeier Sculpture Park before dawn to capture the disparate sound of insects and animals as they woke with the rising sun. On November 12t ... More >>
This is slightly off-topic from music, but still worth mentioning: Citygarden, a sculpture garden between Market and Chestnut and 8th and 10th streets downtown, opened yesterday. It's very cool -- I suggest you check it out. Here's a story I wrote last week, and a post featuring lots of photos right ... More >>
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Laumeier does it right
A lesson in how to wake up St. Louis to its trove of public art
SLU president Lawrence Biondi says he leased his Trova from the city fair and square, for $10 a year. Others beg to differ.
The Pulitzer gives Serra's "Joe" a few weeks' rust and relaxation
In a rare treat, sculptor Ron Leax exhibits in a local gallery
The earthwork "Cromlech Glen" and Laumeier Sculpture Park receive needed restoration
Richard Serra's "Joe," Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
And Biondi's sculpture park is ugly, too
St. Louis University restores a beautiful building to display terrible art
An art exhibition gets made without any art administrators
Thanks to the University City Sculpture Series, you don't have to go to a gallery to find good art
Emily Pulitzer's gift to St. Louis has arrived in a concrete box. Hidden inside: the portrait of a woman who changed the city.
Former Laumeier Director Beej Nierengarten-Smith points fingers and names names in her parting shot from THE Sculpture Park. She lets it fly, and some of it sticks.
An exhibition of contemporary African sculpture at the Missouri Botanical Gardens goes far to adjust preconceived notions of the continent's art
New exhibits by Peter Doig and Stephan Balkenhol further postmodernism's progress
David Van Camp, Ice Visions
Laumeier Sculpture Park renders one artwork a "house of memories" in more than just name
Ice sculptor David Van Camp plans to freeze audiences in their tracks at St. Charles' Fête de Glace
Beej Nierengarten-Smith runs Laumeier Sculpture Park like her personal fiefdom. Despite the damage she's done, powerful allies keep her in charge.
It takes a Post-Dispatch editorial to deliver the news on Laumeier Sculpture Park
Laumeier Sculpture Park director Beej Nierengarten-Smith broke all the rules and ordered the removal of Beverly Pepper's "Cromlech Glen." Then the artist heard about it.
Whether he works in Cor-Ten steel, bronze or stainless steel, Richard Hunt's abstract works --now on display at Laumeier Sculpture Park -- are expressive and confident; also, Jiro Okura setsfree an invisible force of nature in his camphor-laurel sculptu
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.