Tag Archives: David Conradsen

New in 2015: The Pelican in her Piety and Abraham and Isaac

For the rest of the year, we’re highlighting amazing works of art that became part of the SLAM collection in 2015. We’ll be posting a new acquisition daily through the end of the year. You can read each installment here.  Halfway through their journey through St. Louis Modern, visitors to the exhibition are met by… Read More »

From the St. Louis Modern catalogue: Modern Silver in St. Louis

St. Louis Modern is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue featuring a comprehensive essays on architecture and design in St. Louis that expand on themes explored in the exhibition, including in-depth examinations of the city’s embrace of modern aesthetics in sculpture, silver, stained glass, murals, and textiles. In the excerpt below, exhibition co-curator David Conradsen… Read More »

St. Louis Modern exhibition catalogue is coming soon to the Museum Shops

St. Louis Modern is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue featuring a comprehensive essay on modern architecture in St. Louis by architectural historian Mary Reid Brunstrom; and essays on prewar and postwar modern design in St. Louis by exhibition organizers co-curators David Conradsen, the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Associate Curator of Decorative… Read More »

New in 2014: Ceiling Lamp by Frank Lloyd Wright

We’re celebrating the end of the year by highlighting major art acquisitions. Make sure to read earlier posts about 2014 additions to the collection. In late 2013, the Art Museum made headlines after its Board of Commissioners authorized staff to make an offer on a pendant fixture Frank Lloyd Wright designed for the Francis W.… Read More »