Tag Archives: Max Beckmann

Back in Style: Behind the Scenes in the Textile Lab

Inside the conservation department at the Saint Louis Art Museum, Zoe Perkins, Textile Conservator, can be found preserving, cleaning, and restoring a diverse array of artworks, from oriental rugs to Lakota cradleboards to, recently, a 250-year-old dress that has been in SLAM’s collection for almost seventy years. Given to the Museum by Mathilde ‘Quappi’ Beckmann, the wife… Read More »

New book will examine Museum’s collection of paintings by Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann at the Saint Louis Art Museum, a hardcover book by Lynette Roth that hits bookstores this summer, explores in depth the Art Museum’s outstanding holdings of paintings by Max Beckmann—the largest collection of its kind in the world. Richly illustrated and filled with detailed information about one of the leading artists of the… Read More »

Top 10 St. Louis connections in the collection

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis in 2014, Museum educator Ann Burroughs put together a list of her favorite works of art with distinctive, and sometimes unexpected, connections to St. Louis. (Ann’s list originally appeared in the pages of Missouri Life magazine.) The Saint Louis Art Museum’s close connections to… Read More »