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Artist Interview: Lance Pufahl

Artist Interview Participants: Lance Pufahl (LP) and Sherèe Lutz (SL) Date: 5.26.2016 Place: River Market, Kansas City  SL: I feel that an underlying thread in this body of work is its surrealist underpinnings, ranging from heightened color palette, close or unusual cropping, imaginary landscapes, out of place objects etc. Would you be able to expand […]

Austin Mann: Not In the Louvre but On It

When I think of the Louvre, my mind automatically recalls world-renowned artworks such as the ancient Winged Victory of Samothrace, Eugène Delacroix’s July 28: Liberty Leading the People or its famed glass pyramids by architect I.M. Pei. I do not immediately connect this bastion of art history with contemporary art and design. But that is […]

Arcangelo Sassolino: Not Human

date: January 17, 2016 time: 2:00 pm place: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Something captivating happens when science enters the art museum. It has been occurring for centuries as seen in the construction feat of the colossal Ramesses II sculptures at the Temple of Abu Simbel along Egypt’s Nile; the architectural one-point-perspective in Masaccio’s Holy […]

why art?

As hard as it may be to define the word “blog,” attempting to define “art” is a far more herculean task, one that I will not even attempt. I have spent countless hours in classrooms discussing the topic, while each person in attendance knew fully well that no consensus of definition will (and perhaps should) […]