Monthly Archives: March 2015

Rhiannon Paget joins Art Museum as the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art

Rhiannon Paget recently joined the Saint Louis Art Museum in 2015 as the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art. A native of Sydney, Australia, Paget is completing her doctoral dissertation on Japanese art at the University of Sydney. She has held curatorial positions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney and the Clark Center for… Read More »

Missouri children spearheaded 1970s campaign to save George Caleb Bingham drawings

Nearly 40 years ago, the schoolchildren of Missouri raised funds to save the priceless drawings of George Caleb Bingham. As a result, their efforts can be seen in the exhibition, Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, on view at the Saint Louis Art Museum through May 17. The largest comprehensive display of… Read More »

New media work will complement Beyond Bosch

In conjunction with an exhibition devoted to prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch, the Art Museum will present The Seven Deadly Sins, a video by contemporary Flemish artist Antoine Roegiers. Taking inspiration from a series of drawings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder that were in turn inspired by Bosch, Roegiers painstakingly brings Bruegel’s drawings to life… Read More »

Beyond Bosch exhibition tells the story of artist’s afterlife in print

Next month the Art Museum presents Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, an exhibition exploring the significant role that prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch played in establishing the Netherlandish master as a highly desirable brand in the growing print market of the 16th century. The free exhibition in Galleries 234 and… Read More »