Monthly Archives: March 2017

Media alert: In free lecture, Mark Weil will discuss Rembrandt’s ‘Hundred Guilder Print’

ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2017—Visitors to the Saint Louis Art Museum can gain insight into Rembrandt’s famed “Hundred Guilder Print” at a free April 13 lecture by art historian Mark S. Weil. Officially titled Christ Preaching, the print reputedly earned its nickname from the large sum once paid for impressions of it. The print is… Read More »

Press release: Modern millinery will be highlighted in ‘The Hats of Stephen Jones’

Video courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum ST. LOUIS, March 23, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Hats of Stephen Jones, a special installation of eight hats designed by one of the world’s best known contemporary milliners. The hats will be installed as gallery interventions throughout the museum from April 21 through… Read More »

Media alert: Museum installs recently acquired Théodore Rousseau painting

ST. LOUIS, March 16, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum recently installed Théodore Rousseau’s Pheasantry in the Forest of Compiègne, a significant work from the early career of the leading landscape painter of the Barbizon School. The museum acquired the oil painting in May 2016, but it left St. Louis soon after. The museum loaned Pheasantry… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition will feature new work by Shimon Attie

©Shimon Attie. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. ST. LOUIS, March 7, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present new work by Shimon Attie in Lost in Space (After Huck), the 113th installment of the museum’s popular Currents series. The free exhibition will be on view in Gallery 210 from April… Read More »

Media alert: ‘Learning to See’ accompanied by scholarly catalogue

ST. LOUIS, March 7, 2017—An exhibition celebrating the promised gift of over 150 works of art assembled by Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil is accompanied by scholarly catalogue featuring essays by the collectors and the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Elizabeth Wyckoff and Judith Mann, who curated the exhibition. (Members of the press who… Read More »