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Mutual Exchange: Artist and Arts Writer Responds to Exhibition More Love Recently on View at the Ackland Art Museum

by Amy White, artist and arts writer Contribution to online dialogue in connection with The Progress of Love in response to the question: “How does a contemporary artwork tell the truth / a truth about love?” When you open the catalogue for More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing Since the ‘90s, the first image you see is… [Read more…]

Eaten By The Heart (Part 3)

Eaten By The Heart is a video installation and documentary project conceived, produced and directed by film-maker and video artist, Zina Saro-Wiwa. This online documentary (above) is the final installment in a series of three online films that form part of this project for The Progress of Love. Commissioned by The Menil Collection, Houston and… [Read more…]

The Menil and the Pulitzer expand dialogue around contemporary art, truth and love

The Menil Collection and The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts launched a dialogue last month in which six professionals respond to three questions sparked by the exhibition, The Progress of Love. You can read the first round of dialogue here: How are romantic relationships being redefined and visualized in the 21st century? and the second round here: Where does… [Read more…]

The Menil and the Pulitzer continue dialogue around The Progress of Love

The Menil Collection and The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts launched a dialogue earlier this month in which six professionals respond to three questions sparked by the exhibition, The Progress of Love. You can read the first round of dialogue here: How are romantic relationships being redefined and visualized in the 21st century? This week we… [Read more…]

Eaten By The Heart (Part 2)

Eaten By The Heart is a video installation and documentary project conceived, produced and directed by film-maker and video artist, Zina Saro-Wiwa. Commissioned by The Menil Collection, Houston and supported by the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC.org) for the Menil’s exhibition The Progress of Love, the piece explores intimacy, heartbreak and love performances… [Read more…]

The Menil and the Pulitzer open up dialogue around The Progress of Love

The Menil Collection and The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts are asking six professionals three questions that correspond to the exhibition, The Progress of Love. Contributors are Ryan Dennis, Massa Lemu, Solkem N’Gangbet, Temitayo Ogunbiyi, Amy Powell, and Charlotte Walker-Said. For the first installment of this dialogue, we want to know: How are romantic relationships being redefined… [Read more…]

Music from Africa and African Diaspora at the Pulitzer

Banning Eyre, Senior Editor of Afropop Worldwide, a radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and African Diaspora, visited St. Louis for Sound Waves on Thursday, January 17. He spoke publicly with Chris King, Editorial Director of the St. Louis American, about the various cultural influences that shape African music and how that music resonates throughout the world.… [Read more…]

Laughing from the Bottom of a Well

By Carianne Noga, Artist Sophie Calle is a conceptual artist, a photographer-meets-editorialist. Sophie Calle is a chic, mysterious, middle-aged French woman who sometimes smokes cigarettes and can be caught wearing sunglasses indoors. She is internationally famous and at times borders on infamous. And since hearing her speak about her work at Washington University’s Steinberg Auditorium… [Read more…]

Eaten By The Heart (Part 1)

Eaten By The Heart is a video installation and documentary project conceived, produced and directed by film-maker and video artist, Zina Saro-Wiwa. Commissioned by The Menil Collection, Houston and supported by the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC.org) for the Menil’s exhibition The Progress of Love, the piece explores intimacy, heartbreak and love performances… [Read more…]