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.
The Divided City 2022 is currently accepting applications for both Faculty Collaborative Grants and Community Grants. Proposals are due Sept. 7.
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.
Twelve recent alumni of Washington University in St. Louis earned Fulbright awards to travel abroad to conduct research or teach English. The program recognizes talented scholars and leaders who are committed to promoting global collaboration and understanding through research and teaching.
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.
Arijit Chatterjee, an architect based in Ahmedabad, India, has been selected as winner of the 2021-22 James Harrison Steedman Memorial Fellowship in Architecture.
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.
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.
The Sam Fox School will present its 93rd Annual Fashion Design Show April 30 in Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that explore themes of sustainability, accessibility, structure and more.
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