In the 1960s works by some of the most significant European artists of the first half of the twentieth century—including Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, as well as seminal contemporary...more
Sam Durant's Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, DC consists of thirty minimalist appropriations of American monuments honoring victims from the seventeenth century to the...more
The reportage tradition in American illustration was born during the Civil War, when illustrators worked in the field as "special artists," sending sketches back to be engraved for publication, as Alfred Waud...more
Today's globalized world holds out the promise of free circulation— of capital, goods, information, and people—yet it has also been accompanied by a tightening of national and political boundaries and growing...more
Three Egyptian mummies—two of which are owned by the Kemper Art Museum—recently received CT scans at WUSTL's School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, in the hopes of revealing new information about the societies in which they lived.