As many grapple with the tension between confinement and the privilege of security, Fordjour’s artworks offer opportunities for relief from, and for contemplation of the uncertainty that lies beyond.
Sherald, who has a solo show at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, shares her reasons for painting and what’s next for her career.
Positioning black women — artists, actresses, characters, and her own family — as mentors and muses, and as heroic figures in a lineage of their own, Thomas overrides oppressive narratives.
During meetings in which local artists of color and allies gathered to strategize in response to the controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, two possible approaches emerged: reprimand and correct the museum, or elevate the good work happening beyond its walls.
Today, CAMSTL announced that Chief Curator Jeffrey Uslip will be leaving for an as-yet-unnamed institution.
Two incidents this week at the Contemporary Art Museum St Louis suggests the controversy around the current Kelley Walker exhibition continues to escalate.
ST. LOUIS — What does accountability look like in a world where no one is accountable?
Kelley Walker’s solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis features photographs of black men and women smeared with chocolate and toothpaste that have triggered a public boycott of the institution.
ST. LOUIS — Nicole Eisenman and A.L. Steiner’s current exhibition Readykeulous by Ridykeulous: This is What Liberation Feels Like™, at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, is a heady riot of neon, smut, Sharpie scribbles, editorial angst, lesbian supremacist propaganda, and impassioned ink-on-paper correspondence by over fifty artists from Jack Smith to Kathleen Hanna.