Close your eyes for a moment and picture the snobbiest art critic possible. Got it? Good. Now somehow make that person ten times douchier than you imagined, and you still won't arrive at anyone quite as pretentious as Michael Wilson. A freelance art critic from New York, Wilson hires himself out - ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
St. 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 in the 1960s, with institutions s ... More >>
A Ballwin neighborhood continues to boil over Lewis Greenberg's art project: a remembrance of Nazi atrocities.
Week of September 15, 2004
But where are all the sign makers?
Wash. U. hosts a retrospective of "100 Boots" artist Eleanor Antin
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.