The Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis is a widely recognized Museum where you can check the art of modern times. Their main idea is to create an engagement between the innovative and relevant art of today.
Their vast array of exhibitions will provide you the possibility to understand the exciting program that contributes and reflects global cultural landscapes.
Until the end of this year, you will be able to see video, film, photography and installation exhibits of prominent New York Artists. Mickalene Thomas reconfigures and recasts notions of gender, beauty, race, and representation in his recent works. The world knows her for her colorful collages and painting; she built the previous exploration into portraiture that contains a narrative.
She also exploits and explores ideas of what it means to be a black woman in the show business and spotlight. You can see influential African-American female icons such as Wanda Sykes, Jackie Mabley, Whitney Houston, and Eartha Kitt. Their images reflect an interplay of power through language and gender.
Acts of Reparation presents a collection of paintings where a protagonist female body is pictured in various activities and sequences. Experience fuels have Kahraman as an Iraqi immigrant, and the main consideration is with the multitude. All paintings are works of insight with the idea to present migrant consciousness that will finally result in the process of mending.
She often appeared in states with the transitional economy; she tries to present women within conceptual and physical frames. Both are subjects and objects, and their body addresses fundamental issues such as decolonization, diaspora consciousness, politics and collective memory.
Hayv Kahraman: Acts Of Reparation
Zlatko Ćosić: A Murmuration
Zlatko Ćosić is a native of former Yugoslavia, where he experienced displacements of war that shaped his entire artistic practice. This particular exhibition begins with the play of light on water, which is considered as motion painting. The artist says that nature is a source of solace that he remembers when he was in the war. You will see the life of imaginative power.
Zlatko Ćosić’s work spans through different disciplines such as video installations, short films, theater projection and audio-visual performances. Most of his work relates to immigration, issues of identity and the complexity of living in strange cultural environments.