Sam Fox School announces fall Public Lecture Series

Sam Fox School announces fall Public Lecture Series

Hugo Crosthwaite, whose stop-motion drawing animation “A Portrait of Berenice Sarmiento Chávez” won the National Portrait Gallery’s fifth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, will discuss his work Sept. 11 with curator Taína Caragol. The talk marks the beginning of the Sam Fox School’s fall Public Lecture Series, which will include 16 virtual and in-person events with nationally and internationally renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars.

Proposals sought for Teaching Gallery

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is now accepting proposals for the spring 2022 Teaching Gallery exhibition. The deadline for proposals is Sept. 7. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting works from the museum’s collection with direct connections to WashU courses.
‘The Outwin: American Portraiture Today’

‘The Outwin: American Portraiture Today’

Immigration, the fight for social justice, the lives of vulnerable populations. In “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today.” 45 contemporary artists — selected by jury from more than 2,600 entries — explore a wide range of artistic approaches while responding to current social and political contexts. Organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition is on view this fall at WashU’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.
Infrastructural Optimism

Infrastructural Optimism

“Infrastructural Optimism” investigates a new kind of twenty-first-century infrastructure, one that encourages a broader understanding of the interdependence of resources and agencies, recognizes a rightfully accelerated need for equitable access and distribution, and prioritizes rising environmental diligence across the design disciplines. Bringing together urban history, case studies, and speculative design propositions, the book explores and defines […]
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