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Washington University’s Campus Transformation Unites Its Graduate Programs in Art and Architecture
Explore the Sam Fox School’s expansive new spaces and see Ai Weiwei: Bare Life during the Prospective Graduate Student Open House on November 18.
Applications Are Open for Washington University’s MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture
Led by John Hendrix, D.B. Dowd, Shreyas R Krishnan, and Heidi Kolk, the program will host an open house for prospective graduate students on November 18.
After Anti-Trans Sermon, True/False Film Fest Divests From Its Church Partner
For 10 years, the Crossing church in Columbia, Missouri, has helped sponsor the country’s premier documentary film festival. Now, however, that relationship has ended.
The Museum Trustee Behind a $130 Million Lawsuit to Keep ICE Detainees in Prison
UMB Bank is suing a city in Rhode Island for refusing to house ICE detainees at an affiliated detention center. The bank’s CEO, Mariner Kemper, is also a trustee of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Missouri.
What Centuries of Damage to Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Might Mean
The power relations presented in an exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation are selective. We get a discussion of ancient power — but what about the modern power to acquire these objects regardless of legal or ethical concerns?
Washington University in St. Louis Presents their 2019 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition
Works by 17 students in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ Graduate School of Art will be on view May 10-July 12.
The Luminary Launches Counterpublic, a New Triennial Exhibition
The triennial exhibition is scaled to a neighborhood in St. Louis and will include thirty-plus site-responsive commissions. On view from April 13 to July 13.
Politician Stupidly Leans on Thomas Hart Benton Mural to Take Notes
There are many things one might do while inside a room whose walls are lined with a historic Thomas Hart Benton mural.
Art World Road Trip: Kansas City
LOS ANGELES — I love road trips, and I love arts communities. So why not combine both? Recently, I took a road trip through the US and visited arts communities with a good friend. We stopped by Kansas City, Missouri, smack dab in the middle of the country. I’d heard of the rapid growth of the art world there but was stunned to see just how developed it really was.