Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Braque Is Back 

Whereas Jonathan Richman and Paul McCartney both wrote songs referencing Pablo Picasso, we don't know of any popular music that alludes to Georges Braque. The Spaniard Picasso and the Frenchman Braque jointly pioneered cubism, yet it's the former painter who has the lion's share of name recognition among the general public. A new exhibit at Washington University's Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum (Forsyth and Skinker boulevards; 314-935-4523 or www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu) will go a long way toward better informing anyone on the signal importance of Braque to 20th-century modern art. Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928-1945, is the first major U.S. exhibition in sixteen years solely focused on the groundbreaking work of the master abstractionist. The show opens with a free public reception from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, January 25, and it remains up through Sunday, April 21. The gallery is open every day except Tuesday.
Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays. Starts: Jan. 25. Continues through April 21, 2013

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations

Latest in Night & Day

More by Alex Weir

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 9, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation