• Panorama Rouen 1431
    created by Yadegar Asisi in 2016
    photo © asisi

Art Along the Rivers: A Bicentennial Celebration

Monday, 18 October 2021

Melissa Wolfe, IPC Member and head curator of American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum in Missouri (USA), recently opened the encyclopedic exhibition Art Along the Rivers: A Bicentennial Celebration.

Th exhibition "explores the abundant artistic legacies from the region's diverse histories of habitation and settlement over nearly a millenium." It opens with a wall-sized panoramic enlargement of Frederick Oakes Sylvester's 1903 painting The Mississippi at Elsah and features works by IPC Member Nicholas Lowe. Learn more here or at https://www.slam.org/exhibitions/art-along-the-rivers/. The exhibition catalog features essays by co-curators Amy Torbert and M. Melissa Wolfe with contributions by Beth Rubin. The show runs October 3, 2021–January 7, 2022.