‘Nature persists’

‘Nature persists’

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.
Project runway

Project runway

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.
Monika Weiss. Nirbhaya

Monika Weiss. Nirbhaya

“Monika Weiss. Nirbhaya” is an extensive monograph of an outstanding Polish-American artist, Monika Weiss. In her work, she focuses on politics and poetics of memory, alluding to the history of the neglected or erased from the collective awareness. In her projects the artist presents the woman’s body, including her own, as a carrier of memory and […]
Class Acts: Nathan Stanfield

Class Acts: Nathan Stanfield

Misi-ziibi means “great river” in the Anishinaabe language. For the Native peoples of upper Minnesota, misi-ziibi referred to the long, 1,300-mile stretch flowing south of the Crow Wing River, past present-day St. Louis and into the Gulf of Mexico. But the name was not the only thing taken from the Anishinaabe, argues Nathan Stanfield, who is about to earn his master’s degree in architecture.
Class Acts: Bo Schmit

Class Acts: Bo Schmit

Sculptor Bo Schmit scavenges thrift stores and metal suppliers for domestic detritus, building blocks of his intimate objects and large-scale installations. The result is sometimes whimsical, sometimes disturbing, but somehow familiar. Schmit is set to graduate with a degree in studio art from the Sam Fox School.
Washington University announces 2023 Great Artists Series

Washington University announces 2023 Great Artists Series

The Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis presents affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest classical musicians. The 2023 series will feature Grammy Award-winning mezz-soprano J’Nai Bridges, star of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Akhnaten,” as well as the England’s legendary Academy of St Martin in the Fields with cellist Johannes Moser, pianist Emanuel Ax, and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
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