With talk of setting his own work on fire and scatological insights into Picasso's work, Karl Haglund casually defies the persona of the stuffy and elite artist.
Sometimes the amount of work in spring BFA and MFA exhibits is overwhelming. There is a lot of talent coming out of St. Louis colleges and universities this year, and there is a lot to see. This year, five up-and-coming artists stood out from the crowd for their unique styles and the skills they have honed during their education.
Artist and gallerist Julie Malone has an upcoming solo exhibition, "June," at SOHA Gallery, the first exhibit of her own work at her own gallery. The show opens on Friday, June 13, from 6-10 p.m., with an artist talk and closing reception on Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m., so there is only a short window to see her work at SOHA.
Disgusted with the way your Facebook friends are cheerfully spreading bogus news items without bothering to fact check them? Convinced that the Internet is turning us into a nation of credulous chumps who will buy anything? As Opera Theatre is demonstrating this weekend, P.T. Barnum's observation about a sucker being born every minute is nothing new.
The Memorial Day weekend is almost here. For most of us, that means cookouts, family gatherings, and other varieties of making merry. For us opera lovers, though, it also means a different type of celebration: opening night at Opera Theatre of St. Louis.
Now that St. Louis in in the midst of its annual bout of baseball fever, it seems only appropriate that, starting this weekend and running through June 15th, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is offering local theatre fans a double header by presenting two plays in Forest Park instead of the usual one.