Tag Archives: Elizabeth Wyckoff

Life Through a Lens – Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother, Nipomo, CA

Life. That’s what Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) set out to depict when she captured the iconic image of mother and migrant farm laborer Florence Owens Thompson in 1936. On assignment for the Farm Security Administration to document the impact of federal programs in rural areas, Lange arrived at a California migrant-workers settlement and encountered Thompson, who… Read More »

New in 2015: Nicholas Nixon’s The Brown Sisters

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.  Since 1975, Nicholas Nixon has been photographing his wife Beverly “Bebe” Brown and her three… Read More »

Beyond Bosch catalogue is now available in the Museum Shops

The Art Museum’s exhibition of prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s unique legacy of artistic invention is accompanied by a full-color catalogue, Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print. The book includes essays by the exhibition’s co-curators—Marisa Bass, assistant professor of art history and archaeology at Washington University in Saint Louis, and Elizabeth… 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 »

For city’s 250th birthday, SLAM gives St. Louis a free exhibition on the city’s namesake

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis, the Art Museum this month will present Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake, an exhibition highlighting both exceptional art from the reign of Louis IX and later works inspired by the 13th-century monarch. The free exhibition opens Friday, August 29 and runs through November 2.… Read More »