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William Gass

A remembrance by Mark Rollins, Gass' colleague in Wash U's department of philosophy. more

Culture

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Photo by Michael Eastman

Remarks from Gass' longtime friend and neighbor, presented at Gass' memorial tribute at Wash. U. earlier this month. more

Culture

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Photo by Joe Angeles/Washington University in St. Louis.

The university is dedicating a half day of events in remembrance of the acclaimed writer and critic. more

Literature

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Courtesy of Washington University

As philosophy student, fiction writing student (believe it or not), journalist, traitor, and writer under attack. more

Literature

Growing up in Potosi as high-schoolers, Matt Bryan and Mike McCubbins made music, animation, and comics all while absorbing the pen-and-ink cosmologies of underground comics artists like Harve... more

Culture

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Photograph courtesy of White Flag Projects

B. Wurtz is a sculptor who’s been making waves in art circles lately, thanks to last summer's Works,1970-2011 at Metro Pictures gallery. A sort of comfortable outsider to those in New York, cri... more

Culture

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Courtesy of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

The Contemporary’s new Chief Curator, Dominic Molon, answers some of our questions. more

Culture

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Miking Mexican jumping beans. Courtesy of The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

For being an artist whose previous constructions have incorporated pseudo-carpets of horsehair and multiple grosses of blue jeans, Hamilton’s current exhibition at the Pulitzer is positively spartan, even invisible. more

Culture

Just what is the Arch really up to? more

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Photographs by Frank Di Piazza

One of St. Louis’ most eminent writers reflects on his seven-decade love affair with books and the 20,000-volume library in his University City home more