Matisse and the Sea examines the influence of the sea across modernist artist Henri Matisse’s career, which included painting in coastal locations on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Tafelmusik, “one of the world’s top Baroque orchestras” (Gramophone magazine), and “perpetually fabulous” (Boston Globe) violinist Aisslinn Nosky, will present “Passions Revealed,” a program exploring Baroque music’s potential to stir the soul, March 3 as part of the Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” in Edison Theatre Feb. 23 to March 3.
Ferociously funny and deeply moving, “Mother Doll,” the second novel from Katya Apekina, MFA ’11, forces us to look at how painful secrets stamp themselves from one generation to the next. It’s a family epic and a meditation on motherhood, immigration, identity, and war.
Kahlil Robert Irving (MFA ’17) will present “Archaeology of the Present,” a 2,000-square-foot installation exploring our relationship to the city street, at Washington University’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum beginning Feb. 23.
Undergraduate student artists of any kind are welcome to apply for the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy. The application deadline is March 7.
Ferguson, Missouri, became the epicenter of America’s racial tensions after the 2014 murder of Michael Brown and the protests that followed in its wake. Though this suburb just outside St. Louis might have seemed like an average midwestern town, the activism that exploded there after Brown’s killing laid bare how longstanding municipal planning policies had […]
“Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to the Mexico City Air” will open Feb. 23 at the Kemper Art Museum. The installation highlights the contaminants — the ozone, carbon monoxide, and sulfur and nitrogen oxides — that can slowly but surely poison urban environments.
Nathan Dize, an assistant professor of French in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed co-editor of the new trade book series “Global Black Writers in Translation.”
Legendary shoe designer and entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman will discuss his design philosophy and experience building an internationally renowned company at a free event Feb. 8 open to the WashU community.