Katharine Kuharic: Working in the Lou at Bruno David Gallery until May 5, 2012.
Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis MO’
Leslie Laskey (more here) was born in 1921. Lives and works in St. Louis. Laskey makes subtle investigative abstracts. The paint is thin, restrained—-yet the work gives the appearance of being the product of serious-minded, deep thought. One senses a certain conflict between the pleasure of the material and the will to make pure, immaterial painting. His work makes me nostalgic for the mythological painter-figure I wanted to become back when I was 20—-my imagination fueled by the tougher and more romantic version of Modern Painters magazine and loads of books on 60s Bay Area painters.
Ships At Anchor
Michelle Oosterbaan’s densely detailed drawings are maybe not ideally suited for viewing as a jpeg. Her work is a part of the Great Rivers Biennial at the Museum of Contemporary Art in St. Louis until April 20th. Here are a couple of other links, with some details and installation shots: To Roberta Fallon’s flickr photos. And to a video made by the Contemporary.