For over a century, the Saint Louis Art Museum has inhabited a grand Beaux Arts building that was designed by Cass Gilbert and is one of the few remaining structures from the 1904 World's Fair, which covered much of the city's Forest Park that year. On June 29, the museum unveils a 200,000-square-foot-plus addition by the British architect David Chipperfield, with 21 new galleries, primarily devoted to modern and contemporary Read more
The first room of Péter Forgács’s installation in the Hungarian pavilion at the Venice Biennale will be lined with videos of faces set in ornate frames typical of a European portrait gallery—though that is where convention ends. In these video portraits, played in slow motion, the subjects move their heads almost imperceptibly from side to side to meet our gaze and turn away again. Read more
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