Saint Louis Art Museum’s Print Collection Featured on July 7 Episode of Sunday Arts

Nine PBS Series Explores Renovated Gallery for the Collection

 

St. Louis, MO—July 2, 2013—The July 7 episode of the Nine Network’s weekly series Sunday Arts takes a look at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s print collection.  Sunday Arts airs Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.

 

Curator Elizabeth Wycoff guides a tour of the current print exhibit, which can now be viewed in a renovated and rearranged gallery space. The print collection is so vast that the museum regularly rotates pieces on display.

 

This Sunday Arts episode also explores the haunting, emotional works of figurative painter Luke Hillestad, who finds inspiration from the likes of old masters such as Rembrandt; interviews AIDS activist Peter Staley, who is featured in the documentary How to Survive a Plague; and tours the Las Vegas Museum of Neon, known for their collection of unique neon signs.

 

Sunday Arts is a half-hour magazine series showcasing arts stories from PBS stations across the country. Every episode spotlights local arts organizations. Sunday Arts and all arts programming on the Nine Network is sponsored by PNC Bank.

 

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The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy, www.nineNet.org and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.

 

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