Monthly Archives: December 2015

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum acquires Sunday Morning Breakfast by Horace Pippin

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum announces the acquisition of Sunday Morning Breakfast, a 1943 painting by the esteemed African-American artist Horace Pippin. The purchase was approved unanimously on Monday evening by the museum’s board of commissioners. The painting will be on view in gallery 337 starting on Friday (Dec. 18). Sunday… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition at Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate A Decade of Collecting

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, an exhibition celebrating the more than 700 works on paper that the museum has acquired in the last 10 years. (To download web-ready images, or to see caption information for works of art featured on this… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces new assistant curator for Native American art

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8, 2015—Alexander Brier Marr has been appointed assistant curator for Native American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where he will play a critical role in the museum’s ongoing commitment to Native American art as a member of the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. He starts… Read More »