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Monday, October 28, 2019

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis announces major gifts, $12 million campaign by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

To keep the art contemporary, the museum is looking to the future.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Oh, snap! Photographer Pete Souza's 'Shade' tour focuses on presidential contrasts by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When photographer Pete Souza started "throwing shade" at President Donald Trump, he was fairly subtle.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Collector's large gift to St. Louis Art Museum goes on display, heightening visibility of black artists by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Like many sixth-graders, Ronald Ollie dreaded art class. Drawing realistic pictures felt impossible. A buddy he shot marbles with made a suggestion: Go abstract.

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Kemper Museum's Ai Weiwei exhibition highlights fall art offerings by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A museum expansion is on schedule to debut next month. At least most of it is.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Visual artists continue to incorporate Ferguson into work by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Visual artists have connected with Ferguson in the most intimate way possible.

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Gauguin exhibit shows range of work, but artist seems more controversial than ever by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

We know what art collectors think of Paul Gauguin’s paintings of Polynesian girls and women. The royal family of Qatar paid $210 million for one.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Watch conservators restore Mississippi panorama at St. Louis Art Museum by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Believed to be the only existing panorama of the Mississippi Valley, the 19th-century painting is 350 feet long. Now, the St. Louis Art Museum is having its final three panels restored.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Upcoming CAM show features Turner art prize finalist by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis seems to have some interesting links recently to the Turner Prize. The Turner is Britain's famous art award, often controversial for the contemporary work it anoints.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

3-month Cherokee Street festival will show how art 'moves culture forward' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Counterpublic is an ambitious public art triennial that will envelope the neighborhood starting April 13.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Not-so-negative space: Rachel Whiteread's acclaimed exhibition comes to St. Louis by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Rachel Whiteread’s “House” only stood for about three months, but even London cabbies knew where to go when riders asked.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

St. Louis Art Museum pays off debt 31 years early by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Would that every fundraiser went so well. The St. Louis Art Museum Foundation has paid off its debt related to its modern East Building, designed by David Chipperfield.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

'He lived to paint and painted to live': Remembering longtime St. Louis artist Arthur Osver by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Artist Arthur Osver was known for his fierce work ethic. Even when hospitalized in his last year — he died at 93 in 2006 — Osver pestered nurses for paints.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Popular Kehinde Wiley show leaves something behind: St. Louis Art Museum buys painting by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Wellston resident Ashley Cooper now has a second home — the St. Louis Art Museum.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Contemporary Art Museum gets NEA grant for current exhibit by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is a recipient of an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Swans in folktales and myth by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Unwearied still, lover by lover,

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Celebration of poet Michael Castro's life planned by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A memorial and celebration of Michael Castro's life is planned for Jan. 20.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

St. Louis Art Museum buys Friedrich painting for $2.75 million by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A small landscape by German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich was bought Wednesday for $2.75 million by the St. Louis Art Museum.

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

St. Louis Art Museum acquires painting from controversial sale by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A Revolution-era oil painting will join other 18th-century American works at the St. Louis Art Museum, part of a controversial sale by a Massachusetts museum.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Water main break closes Art Museum by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Art Museum had to close today because of a water main break. All of its events are canceled.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Former FBI head James Comey to kick off Maryville Speakers Series by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

James Comey, whose upcoming book is already No. 10 on the Amazon list, will kick off this fall's St. Louis Speaker Series.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sister acts: 200 years ago, nuns became St. Louis pioneers by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There was the Spirit of St. Louis. But before that, there were the spirits of St. Louis.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Fairs enough: Annual state events feature food, fun and family by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Both Missouri and Illinois events run through Aug. 20.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Lena Dunham cancels Lenny tour, stop in St. Louis by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lena Dunham, the star of HBO's "Girls," just announced she's canceled a visit to St. Louis, part of her Lenny newsletter tour.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Lost but not forgotten: 400 St. Louis treasures by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Cameron Collins goes beyond the Parkmoor and Coral Courts in new book

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

PETA wants Maya Angelou home for caged bird sanctuary by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Famous writer lived on Hickory Street for first three years of life

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Early blooms: A few glass flowers pop up at Botanical Garden by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Giving a sneak peek of this summer’s exhibit, a couple of glass sculptures have been installed at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

When it comes to license plates, one person's 'blah' is another's 'just right' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Some design-minded observers like the bicentennial offerings.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Friday, September 30, 2016

Local musicians' albums are sought by county library for streaming by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Local bands and singers will get publicity (although no money) if their music streams through the St. Louis County Library, the library says.

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