Saint Louis University

 
Keith Haring: Altarpiece: The Life of Christ
Artist's last work is "a poignant encoding of contradictions"
The April 13, 1995, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch carries a review of MOCRA's Keith Haring exhibition. Art critic Debra Riley Parr finds the work to be "surprisingly generous and spirited." She commends MOCRA and Saint Louis University for showing the work, seeing it as "an insistence on the human tragedy and its spiritual effects, to counter both religious and political refusals to recognize such connections."
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Ian Friend: The Edge of Belief
The Edge of Belief reviewed
Ian Friend: The Edge of Belief is reviewed in the June 1, 1995, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Art critic Carol Ferring Shepley writes that, "Friend's etchings, watercolors and drawings are always abstract, relying on simple, bold colors and beautiful textures. But all grasp at meaning." Shepley also reviews the Tondo Terragni exhibition at Austral Gallery, St. Louis.
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Artist's work has "cumulative magnetism"
In the May 31 - June 6, 1995, edition of the Riverfront Times, art critic Jan Garden Castro reflects on Friend's work and the theoretical and aesthetical considerations that underpin it. She describes the works as having "independent, sustained spiritual presence."
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Eleanor Dickinson: A Retrospective
Artist "transmutes the tacky connotations of black velvet with a fervor that unsettles"
In the September 7, 1995, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, art critic Debra Riley Parr reviews the Eleanor Dickinson retrospective exhibition being held at MOCRA. Parr praises the work, concluding that "there is little doubting that Dickinson's work rests on a lifetime of remarkable observation of a distinctive religious culture, and her artistic capacities for representing the emotions and spirit of ordinary saints."
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