Exhibit: Mapping the Missouri River Valley

By Jennifer Akins on April 10, 2019 in Art & Architecture

Mapping the Missouri River Valley Fourteen books combine to form a multi-layered, non-metrical expression of the Missouri River watershed, called the Valley Map. MLA STUDIOS IV and VI Studio Instructor: Rod Barnett TA: Nona Davitaia Where: Hall cases, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library When: Through April 19, 2019

The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète

By Jennifer Akins on February 28, 2019 in Art & Architecture, Germanic Studies, What's New

    The Open Collection – TOC04: Concrète The fourth edition of The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète—explores the materiality of language through works in the collection from the international concrete poetry movement of the late 1950s and 1960s. Both an art and literary form, concrete poetry uses reduced language as material, such as word fragments, colors, typefaces, […]

The Open Collection – TOC03: Plan STL

By Jennifer Akins on February 14, 2018 in Art & Architecture

The Open Collection – TOC03: Plan STL The third edition of The Open Collection—TOC03: Plan STL—features a range of urban planning documents from the past century of St Louis planning history. Included are details from first comprehensive city plan of 1907 and its subsequent iterations in 1947 and 1956; detailed studies of the northern riverfront, […]

Diane Wakoski, 'Magellanic Clouds, from S.M.S. No. 5'. S.M.S., no. 5. 1968

Closing Reception for TOC02: Serially Un[Boxed], S.M.S. | January 19th 5:00 – 6:30 pm

By Jennifer Akins on January 12, 2018 in Art & Architecture

There will be a closing reception for the second edition of The Open Collection — TOC02: Serially Un[Boxed] featuring the 1968 artists’ magazine, S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop) on Friday, January 19th from 5:00-6:30 pm in the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. In keeping with the magazine’s mission of allowing direct engagement with art, this will be an interactive […]

The Open Collection —TOC02.4: Serially Un[Boxed]

By Jennifer Akins on November 28, 2017 in Art & Architecture, What's New

  The Open Collection —TOC02.4: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer unique access to over 3000 media artifacts. In an effort to make this collection more […]

The Open Collection —TOC02.3: Serially Un[Boxed] 

By Jennifer Akins on October 17, 2017 in Art & Architecture, What's New

  The Open Collection —TOC02.3: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer unique access to over 3000 media artifacts. In an effort to make this collection more […]

Exhibit – Fieldnotes Study

By Jennifer Akins on October 4, 2017 in Art & Architecture

Through October 2017, the exhibit Fieldnotes Study is on display in all three hall cases of the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. Students in Micah Stanek’s Modern & Contemporary Landscape Architecture (LAND 574) course read a designed landscape (Forest Park) by walking, looking and drawing. Taking note of how their bodies relate to the space, their […]

S.M.S., no. 2. 1968

The Open Collection —TOC02.2: Serially Un[Boxed]

By Jennifer Akins on September 5, 2017 in Art & Architecture, What's New

The Open Collection —TOC02.2: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer unique access to over 3000 media artifacts. In an effort to make this collection more accessible […]

S.M.S., no. 1. 1968

The Open Collection —TOC02: Serially Un[Boxed]

By Jennifer Akins on April 26, 2017 in Art & Architecture, What's New

The Open Collection —TOC02: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer unique access to over 3000 media artifacts. In an effort to make this collection more accessible […]