Sam Fox School guest speakers go online

Sam Fox School guest speakers go online

Nationally renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars will discuss their work as part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ fall Public Lecture Series and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s “In Conversation” series. Events begin Sept. 12 with art historian Natilee Harren, followed by MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Walter J. Hood, landscape designer for the International African American Museum Sept. 26. Combined, the series will feature 18 virtual presentations.
Student fashion design heads to Instagram

Student fashion design heads to Instagram

Each year since 1929, students at Washington University in St. Louis have organized a fully choreographed fashion design show. On May 9, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will present the 91st Annual Fashion Design Show on Youtube and Instagram TV.
ASAP artist grants available

ASAP artist grants available

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have announced a new effort to support creative workers in the St. Louis area who are facing significant financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Conferences canceled, musicologists turn to Zoom

Conferences canceled, musicologists turn to Zoom

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc with the academic conference schedule, the daily online colloquium “Music Scholarship at a Distance,” co-founded by Washington University’s Paula Harper, has emerged as an important venue for musicologists to continue sharing their work.
Heroes, theater and suspensions of disbelief

Heroes, theater and suspensions of disbelief

Ten brave men board four wooden skiffs for a pioneering journey across the vast, uncharted American West. Except that sites they discover are well known to countless generations of native peoples. And the rivers they float are theatrical sets. And the men on the boats are not men.
‘Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art’

‘Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art’

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Daniel Spoerri recruited dozens of leading artists to create and edition nearly 50 transformable, participatory artworks as multiples — a term Spoerri helped to coin. This spring, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present “Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art,” the first major U.S. exhibition to survey the entirety of Spoerri’s pioneering project.
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