Illustrated versions of a wide variety of texts created by and for Muslims of Medieval and early modern times include scores of images of scene with Biblical resonances.
5pm gallery conversation
Join Aoife O’Brien, Korff Postdoctoral Fellow in Oceanic Art for Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences and at the Saint Louis Art Museum, for a discussion of Homme Oiseau (Man-Bird), a roof finial dating from the late
Washington University undergraduates MJ Brown (BFA17) and Jack Radley (BFA18) will discuss the Arthur Greenberg Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship exhibition The Modern Meal: Sustenance through Ritual, which they curated this season, along with C
Susan Blevins, postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, will discuss the Teaching Gallery exhibition (Re)presenting Heroes, Defining Virtue.
Sometime in mid-to-late 1949, the American artist Hermann Cherry photographed French painter Pierre Soulages in his Paris studio.
The assemblage boxes of the American artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) have been frequently compared to curiosity cabinets of the so-called Age of Discovery that gave rise to the modern museum.