Jennifer SilverbergBrea and James McAnally, founders and directors of the Luminary Center for the Arts.So many things have been heading south lately -- the temperature, the economy -- and so is the Luminary Center for the Arts. But for the four-year-old gallery, performance space and arts inc ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergLuminary Center for the Arts Directors Brea and James McAnallySo many things have been heading south lately -- the temperature, the economy -- and so is the Luminary Center for the Arts. But for the four-year-old gallery, performance space and arts incubator, south is on ... More >>
Next month the Museum of Modern Art will host "Carte Blanche: Dieter Kosslick, the Culinary Cineaste" to honor Dieter Kosslick, director of the Berlin International Film Festival and food activist.
The program will have screenings of lots of classic food films, including Big Night, Jiro Dreams of ... More >>
D. HayesPier MartonFor the past thirteen years, senior lecturer Pier Marton has been a fixture in Washington University's film and media studies program. A renowned video artist who has shown his work at institutions like the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum in New York, he taught ... More >>
The Museum of Modern Art in New York features an exhibit on the design evolution of the kitchen. The Washington Post covers the kitchen-as-art history exhibit, called "Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen," which displays kitchens and gadgets from the last century. It illustrates how, as peo ... More >>
Josh LeviKevin Harris of Floating LaboratoriesSaint Louis might be the last place standing for the emerging American artist -- and no one knows that better than Kevin Harris. The Floating Laboratories founder has been a resident of St. Louis for just under five years -- and during this time, ... More >>
Joe Deal, a landscape photographer who played an influential role in the development of the "New Topographics" movement, which showed the influence of humans upon the natural world, died last Friday in Providence, Rhode Island, of bladder cancer. He was 62. From 1989 to 1999, he served as dean of wh ... More >>
courtesy of Pavel Zoubok GalleryThomas Lanigan-Schmidt uses Foil, plastic wrap, vinyl, pipe cleaner, holographic tape, Britney Spears, aluminum cans, wire, ink, wood and staples in this piece Time for a bit of shameless self-promotion. In this week's dead tree edition, Paul Friswold told you abou ... More >>
Aerial rendering of Citygarden.
The much anticipated Citygarden, which hopes to further propel downtown St. Louis' revitalization efforts, opens to the public at 6 a.m. on July 1. Situated on a two-block stretch between 8th and 10th streets -- bounded by Chestnut Street on the north and M ... More >>
stlouiswalkoffame.orgErnest TrovaSt. Louis artist Ernest Trova died this week at the age of 82. During his lifetime Trova was lauded as an artistic innovator and assailed by some as a commercial producer of kitsch. His popular Falling Man series made him something of a household name in art circles ... More >>
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.