Tag Archives: Genevieve Cortinovis

Press release: Exhibition examining 300 years of men’s fashion opens this weekend

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2017—Donning lace, silk, leather and plastic, more than 90 mannequins are nearly ready to meet visitors at the Saint Louis Art Museum, which presents a 300-year history of men’s fashion that opens to the public on Sunday (June 25).The exhibition “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” features more than 130 looks… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition ‘Reigning Men’ traces 300 years of men’s fashionable dress

ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015,” an exhibition that celebrates a rich history of restraint and resplendence in menswear. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from June 25 through Sept. 17. Featuring more than 150 looks, “Reigning Men” traces cultural influences over… Read More »

Press release: ‘Cross-Pollination’ examines floral imagery in European textiles and porcelain

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Cross-Pollination: Flowers in 18th-Century European Textiles and Porcelain,” a free exhibition on view in Gallery 100 from May 26 through Nov. 26. Cross-Pollination examines the evolution of floral imagery in European textiles, clothing, and porcelain from about 1735 to 1785. It considers the unprecedented… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces 2017 exhibitions

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum’s 2017 schedule of ticketed exhibitions include Impressionist depictions of hats and hat making, the evolution of men’s fashion and the photography of German artist Thomas Struth. In addition, free exhibitions throughout the year will celebrate a major gift of old master sculptures and prints, explore the… Read More »

Museum announces promotion of Genevieve Cortinovis

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2016—Genevieve Cortinovis has been promoted to assistant curator of decorative arts and design, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. “Genny’s expertise in textiles and modern and contemporary design will bring fresh perspectives to these areas of the collection,” said David Conradsen, the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces promotion of David Conradsen

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13, 2016—David Conradsen has been promoted to the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Since joining the museum in 1994, Conradsen has curated several important exhibitions, including Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections (1999)… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum marks Gateway Arch anniversary with ‘St. Louis Modern’

  ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum this fall presents St. Louis Modern, a major exhibition exploring the St. Louis region’s significant contributions to midcentury modern design through more than 150 objects drawn from the permanent collection and more than 30 museums and private lenders around the country. The ticketed exhibition will… Read More »

Staff bio: Genevieve Cortinovis, assistant curator of decorative arts and design

Genevieve Cortinovis, the assistant curator of decorative arts and design, co-curated the St. Louis presentation of Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015 (2017) and St. Louis Modern (2015), and curated Blow-Up: Graphic Abstraction in 1960s Design (2015). She holds a master’s degree in the history of decorative arts, design, and material culture from the Bard Graduate… Read More »