Monday, January 13, 2014

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis: Friday, 24 January 2014

Spring Exhibitions Open Friday, January 24
on view through April 13
Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993-2013

The definitive mid-career survey of the work of Nicole Eisenman, Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993-2013 includes more than 120 works, charting the development of the artist's practice across painting, printmaking, and drawing from the 1990s to the present.

On Saturday, January 25, Eisenman will discuss her work, recently heralded by the New Yorker for its images of "pansexual ribaldry and bohemian saloon society."

Friday, January 24
Public Reception 7:00-9:00 pm
Saturday, January 25 Artist Talk 11:00 am

Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY
Tuesday, January 21 Artist Talk 7:00 pm

Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY presents a selection of key paintings and works on paper spanning her thirty-year career. The exhibition features the monumental wall painting Running Mickeys (2014), created on-site specifically for CAM.

On Tuesday, January 21, join Joyce Pensato in CAM's main galleries to see her work in progress. Referencing the site-specific mural she is creating, Pensato will discuss her working process and concerns.

Readykeulous by Ridykeulous: This is What Liberation Feels Like™
Ridykeulous is a curatorial initiative organized by artists Nicole Eisenman and A.L. Steiner. This is What Liberation Feels Like™ presents a wide array of emotionally-charged works by artists and activists, including Tracey Emin, Donald Judd, Carolee Schneeman, Kara Walker, and David Wojnarowicz. Beginning March 7, the exhibition extends into the Front Room.

Ron Gorchov: Serapis
At fourteen feet tall and thirteen feet wide, Serapis bisects the lobby, standing as a massive and totemic structure that marks the entrance to the Museum. Visitors are invited to move around the work, seeing both its painterly facade and the raw monumentality of its wooden support.

Tomasz Kowalski 
Tomasz Kowalski presents paintings, sculptures, and works on paper as informed by expressionism, surrealism, graphic design, and experimental theater as they are by his own autobiography. This presentation features a body of entirely new work made for the exhibition. through March 2

Takeshi Murata: Melter 2
Dusk–midnight, every night through April 27
Takeshi Murata: Melter 2­the second exhibition in CAM's Street Views series of large-scale video art­transforms the Museum's Washington Boulevard facade into a brightly colored animation. Various shapes undulate, drip, and melt into one another, alluding to a range of references, including nature, 1960s psychedelia, and early computer animation.

Audible Interruptions: Nathan Cook and Andrew James
Audible Interruptions is a yearlong series of site-specific sound installations. This season Nathan Cook's Transmutation Passages transforms CAM's elevator into a laboratory for sonic investigation, presenting a new selection each month, and Andrew James's Toss and Turn Toss and Turn­which takes place in the first-floor hallway ­replicates the various sounds that run through the artist's mind while falling asleep.

Hours 11-6 Wed / 11-9 Thu & Fri / 10-5 Sat & Sun

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