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Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum will present ‘Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd’

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd, an exhibition of new works referencing shared memories of the artists’ childhood in St. Louis. The free exhibition opens on Oct. 23. Brothers Steven and William Ladd grew up in St. Louis, and their complex, richly… Read More »

Press release: Museum will present ‘Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd’

ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2015 — The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd, the latest installment in the museum’s New Media Series. The video installation will be on view in Gallery 301 from July 17 through Nov. 1. In Alex Prager’s most ambitious film to date, the Los Angeles photographer… Read More »

Press release: Art Museum opens international exhibition of African art on June 28

ST. LOUIS, June 15—The Saint Louis Art Museum this summer presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and best studied forms of African art from the West African countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from June… Read More »

Staff bio: Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art

  Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art since 2010, recently co-curated Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade (2017). Kelly co-curated Impressionist France (2014), and he curated the installation for the Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden, as well as several Currents exhibitions. He has published extensively on 19th and early-20th century French art… Read More »