Ivy Cooper reviews art in St. Louis in both local and national journals including Art in America and ArtForum. She received her PhD in Art and Architectural History from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently Professor of Art History at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Prints in the Gateway City

Joan Hall, Acid Ocean (2012), printed, cut, pulp painted, hand-formed paper, Mylar, acrylic and cast resin pins made with sand and beach detritus, fibers: abaca, kozo, gampi, 64 x 245 x 18 inches (variable dimensions). Courtesy of the artist.

Comprising works by 29 artists and 5 presses, “Printmaking in St. Louis Now” was a testament to the liveliness of contemporary art in St. Louis generally, and specifically to the city’s continued engagement with print …Read More