Artists Tuan Nguyen and John Early discuss parenthood, displacement and the many permutations of painting leading up to Nguyen’s solo exhibition at fort gondo in St. Louis.
An extension of an on-going series of programs in St. Louis about the problems of art criticism, “Meditations in an Emergency” offers artists in the community an opportunity to have ekphrastic poems written about their artwork.
St. Louis-based artists Gina Alvarez and Robert Goetz teamed up to open Yellow Bear Projects, a print shop and gallery space that offers classes, studio rentals, and collaborations throughout the area.
New critical voices should be emerging as we understand that there are no gatekeepers and no gate to keep. In a time where so much art criticism is provisional, under- or unpaid, how can we best cultivate new critical voices and new platforms?
fort gondo exercised a fairly rigorous open-door policy (literally) for the majority of its past – meaning, there have been countless organizers and semi-responsible parties involved. At the end of the day, fort gondo is Galen Gondolfi’s home – now shared by his wife, Jessica Baran, and their four dogs.