In “Confronting Urbanization,” a wall-sized drawing at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Petra Kempf combines copious data and mischievous symbolism to explore how smart phones, online commerce and global connectivity are reshaping the urban terrain.
Through the innovative ‘Made to Model’ program, WashU students are producing, designing and creating formal fashion for St. Louis-area kids who might otherwise be overlooked.
“La Cortadora de Café” (2021), a painting by Quinn Antonio Briceño, a candidate for a master’s in fine arts at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will be featured in the AXA Art Prize 2021 Exhibition.
Eight projects by students in the Sam Fox School are now being highlighted as part of the Green New Deal Superstudio, a national architecture open call that challenged designers to explore how the proposed Federal Green New Deal (H.R. 109) might be enacted.
In his art, Kahlil Robert Irving, MFA ’17, tackles some of the deepest questions plaguing the American psyche.
Three graduate students from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have won national honors from the International Sculpture Center, publishers of Sculpture magazine.
Internationally renowned painter Meleko Mokgosi, who uses the scale and tropes of cinema and history painting to explore questions of class, ethnicity and gender roles, will serve as the 2021-22 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow.
Aggie Toppins, associate professor and chair of design at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has contributed a chapter on the Madam Binh Graphics Collective to “Baseline Shift: Untold Stories of Women in Graphic Design History.”
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.
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.