Six Not-to-Miss Visual Art Openings This Month

By Katie Davis
In Culture

This September, those who love the visual arts certainly won’t be at a loss to find a range of thought-provoking exhibitions. Check out some of the shows we are most anticipating this September.

Mad Art, Cow, Art St. Louis

Artwork courtesy of Mad Art Gallery

Stephanie Liner
Sept. 6-January 2014, Craft Alliance in Grand Center
Gilded, over-the-top orb-shaped creations and multimedia works are part of an elaborate display in Stephanie Liner’s latest fantastical collection.

Place is the Space
Sept. 6-Dec. 29, Contemporary Art Museum
CAM continues to celebrate its tenth year with this spatial idea that displays five separate artists’ interpretations of the museum’s surface, intersections, boundaries and overall atmosphere.

Danielle Spradley and Michael Aaron Williams
Sept. 13-TBD, Mad Art Gallery
Two artists, Spradley and Williams, come together to explore nature and Native American mythology in this life- and human-based exhibit that boasts traditional materials as well as paint and ink.

Rashid Johnson: “Message to Our Folks”
Sept. 20-Jan. 6, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
New York-based Rashid Johnson doesn’t like to confine himself to one genre. That becomes obvious when you check out his latest exhibit, lined with social questions and taking the form of photography, paintings, videos and more.

One Hybrid Moment
Sept. 14-TBD, Hoffman LaChance Gallery
Artist Christopher Paquet shows exhibit visitors what it truly means to use the power of black-and-white with his intense shading and eerie images.

Mary Sprague: Works in Clay & “A Little Wooden”
Sept. 12-Oct. 26, Duane Reed Gallery
Combining unique trinkets from her childhood with clay sculpting and woodwork, artist Mary Sprague creates whimsical and slightly absurd animal-like creatures and abstract objects.

Stay tuned to The 314 for more coverage of St. Louis’ fall arts season.

 

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