Tag Archives: Gretchen Wagner

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum presents ‘Printing Abstraction’

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Printing Abstraction,” an exhibition that draws on the Museum’s collection of abstract prints and multiples. The free exhibition opens Friday (Nov. 30) in Galleries 234 and 235. (To download web-sized images, right click on the images below.) For the past 60 years, artists have… Read More »

Press release: ‘Graphic Revolution’ is set to open at SLAM

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday (Nov. 11) will open “Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now,” an exhibition that explores the incredible explosion of printmaking activity that began in the United States in the 1960s continues to this day. The exhibition continues through Feb. 3, 2019. “Graphic Revolution” presents… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum presents ‘Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now’

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 13, 2018—The incredible explosion of printmaking activity that began in the United States in the 1960s continues to this day. It stands out for the radical spirit of exploration and experimentation that helped to expand the possibilities of contemporary art. The Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate this reimagining of a centuries-old… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition mixes Eastern and Western art traditions, woodblocks and 3D technology

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present “Time Spy,” an animated 3D film that draws from Eastern and Western traditions of art, history, myth, and imagination. To create the work, Chinese artist Sun Xun merged a 1,000-year-old printmaking technique—the woodblock print—with modern film-making technologies. “Sun Xun: Time Spy” includes… Read More »

Press release: ‘Impressions of War’ explores the brutality of war

ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Impressions of War, an exhibition featuring The Disasters of War, Francisco de Goya’s 80-plate contemplation of war and its aftereffects, as well as additional series of prints by three artists whose works equally respond to the darker side of war and its aftermath. Organized… Read More »

Staff bio: Gretchen Wagner, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Gretchen Wagner, the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, will co-curate the 2018 exhibition “Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now.” The history of printmaking and the role of artist’s editions in contemporary practice is a primary focus of Wagner’s research. She has, for example, explored the worlds of 1970s conceptual art, Eastern… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces appointment of Gretchen Wagner

ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2016—Gretchen Wagner has been appointed Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. The history of printmaking and the role of artist’s editions in contemporary practice is a primary focus of Wagner’s research. She has, for example, explored the worlds of 1970s conceptual… Read More »