At A Glance…In the Galleries LOOP WEB Bill Smith’s installation
at the Saint Louis Art Museum combines sound, a three-dimensional,
multimedia sculpture, and a light projection system. ‘Loop Web,’
the first three-dimensional installation in the Museum’s new media
series, will be on display until Jan. 4. JOHN WATERS Best known for
his quirky films, the director has been making photo-based artwork,
sculpture and installations since the early 1990s. Find 60 works by
Waters at the Laumeier Sculpture Park Indoor Galleries through Jan.
11. WALLACE HERNDON SMITH The painter’s exhibit opens with a free
reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Sheldon Art Galleries.
Born in St. Louis in 1901, Smith was influenced by Bonnard, Matisse
and Hopper. More than 35 watercolors and oils Smith made during
summer trips to Michigan and while traveling in Europe are on
display until Feb. 7. ART ST. LOUIS XXIV From more than 400
submissions, 44 works were selected for inclusion in Art Saint
Louis’ 24th annual show, on display at 555 Washington Ave. until
Dec. 30. PERSUASIVE POLITICS — PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN MEMORABILIA
Find an ‘I Like Ike’ Dixie cup, a dress made of paper printed with
‘Nixon,’ George McGovern toilet paper and more at the Saint Louis
University Museum of Art. The exhibit closes Dec. 21.