What started as a chance to try something new with her mom led Tiffany Yao, BFA ’19, into another competition that was far less conventional. Here, in her own words, is how she became a beauty queen.
Leah Nixon, BFA ’11, survived a construction accident that severed her spinal cord. Illustrating the children’s book “Best Day Ever,” became part of her recovery.
Paul Banda, BS ’15, MA ’17, is a multimedia artist. His paintings depict his memories of growing up in Lusaka, Zambia, Africa, and so much more.
This fall, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, in cooperation with the Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland, and the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany, will debut “Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988-2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions.” The first major survey to focus on Grosse’s studio-based paintings, the exhibition will investigate the important role large-scale canvases have played throughout her career, from the late 1980s to the present day.
A groundbreaking study of the trailblazing music of Chicago’s AACM, a leader in the world of jazz and experimental music. Founded on Chicago’s South Side in 1965 and still thriving today, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is the most influential collective organization in jazz and experimental music. In “Sound Experiments,” Paul Steinbeck offers […]
A panoramic and accessible guide to one of the most celebrated—and controversial—authors of the 20th centuryPhilip Roth was one of the most prominent, controversial, and prolific American writers of his generation. By the time of his death in 2018, he had won the Pulitzer Prize, two National Book Awards, and three PEN/Faulkner Awards. In “Understanding Philip […]
“Philia,” a short film by rising senior Jack Mayer, has been named Best LGBTQ Film at the 2022 Experimental Forum in Los Angeles.
Artist Amy Hauft, director of the College of Art at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has the most complex exhibition of her career on view at Mass MoCA in Massachusetts. She discusses “700,000:1 | Terra + Luna + Sol,” her working process and humanity’s place in a dangerous universe.
St. Louis has never known what to do with the River des Peres. Now a public art installation by Sam Fox School students is exploring the river’s key role in stormwater management as well as those moments of natural beauty that have improbably survived.
The student-run “Made to Model” initiative culminated in an unforgettable night for 15 St. Louis area kids with functional needs at the 93rd Annual Fashion Design Show in Holmes Lounge.