Kahlil Robert Irving (MFA ’17) will present “Archaeology of the Present,” a 2,000-square-foot installation exploring our relationship to the city street, at Washington University’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum beginning Feb. 23.
“Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to the Mexico City Air” will open Feb. 23 at the Kemper Art Museum. The installation highlights the contaminants — the ozone, carbon monoxide, and sulfur and nitrogen oxides — that can slowly but surely poison urban environments.
Legendary shoe designer and entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman will discuss his design philosophy and experience building an internationally renowned company at a free event Feb. 8 open to the WashU community.
Artists Judith Barry and Kahlil Robert Irving, architects Fernanda Canales and Michael Maltzan, landscape architect Julie Bargmann and philosopher Timothy Morton are among the internationally renowned creative professionals who will discuss their work for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ spring Public Lecture Series.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will present “Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present” Feb. 23 through July 29. An internationally acclaimed artist raised and based in St. Louis, Irving frequently examines issues and topics ranging from memory, race and digital media to Black life and the politics of industrial manufacturing.
“Things are always happening at once,” Adam Pendleton said. “I want the paintings to be like that.” In this video, Pendleton, one of the most celebrated visual artists of his generation, talks about his artistic process and how painting echoes the movement of the body.
‘After years and years …,’ a forgotten Christmas card from the late 1940s reveals the early genius of an Emmy Award–winning alumnus and his admiration for Mother Baird, a fraternity housemother.
The College Writing Program in Arts & Sciences celebrated the winners of this year’s Dean James E. McLeod First-Year Writing Prize this fall and marked the prize’s 10th anniversary.
Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, an associate professor and coordinator of the Sam Fox School’s Fashion Design program, will discuss the current state of sustainable fashion Oct. 27 as part of TEDx St. Louis Women: Two Steps Forward.
Artist William Villalongo and data scientist Shraddha Ramani will discuss their ongoing collaboration “Printing Black America: W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits in the 21st Century” Oct. 24. As the Sam Fox School’s 2023-24 Arthur and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artists, the pair will create new works for the series based on St. Louis.
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