Museum magazine, Number 52 (2008 Winter)
This issue's featured article is a look at ancient American art, entitled "Before Columbus." Other articles include a profile of the Missouri Folk Arts Program called "Meet the People, Know the Program," an overview of luxury items from various cultures entitled "The Fine Art of Living", an exhibition profile called "The Poetry of Nature in Japanese Woodblock Prints," a spotlight on the painting "Maudelle", and columns from director Alex W. Barker, educator Cathy Callaway, assistant director Bruce Cox, and academic coordinator Arthur Mehrhoff.
Table of Contents
From the Director / Alex W. Barker (Director) -- Before Columbus : Iconography in the Ancient Americas / Alex Barker (Director) -- Special exhibitions -- Museum calendar of events -- Meet the people, know the program / by John Walford (Museum Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, University of Missouri--St. Louis) -- The fine art of living : luxury objects from the east and west / Mary L. Pixley (Curator of European and American Art) -- The poetry of nature in Japanese woodblock prints / Rebecca A. Dunham (Graduate Research Assistant for European and American Art) -- From the Educator / Cathy Callaway -- From the Academic Coordinator / Arthur Mehrhoff -- Museum Associates / Bruce Cox (Assistant Director, Museum Operations) -- Spotlight : Maudelle.