Spotlight: German Artists, Long COVID & The Village

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture.

    In this week’s episode, how the St. Louis Art museum ended up with one of the largest collections of work in the world by German artist Max Beckmann, dive deeper into German art in the St. Louis Art Museum’s current exhibit “Day & Dream in Modern Germany, 1914-1945,” new data being gathered that will be used to help facilitate legislative and community support for local arts programs and events, an in-depth analysis of people who have had COVID-19 finds they are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular complications, a quick look at the Webster Arts Chalk Festival, and a mentorship program providing real life experiences for young black males.

    Max Beckmann: An exiled artist in St. Louis
    One of the greatest German painters of the 20th century, Max Beckmann’s collection at the St. Louis Art Museum is the largest in the world.

    Day & Dream at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    Day & Dream in Modern Germany, 1914–1945 is a new exhibit at SLAM showcasing works by 17 German artists creating during the years between the two world wars.

    The Data Behind the Arts
    RAC is partnering with Americans for the Arts on the 6th national study of the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry, AEP6.

    St. Louis Researcher Found COVID-19 Increases Risk of Heart Conditions Up To One Year Later
    New study finds those infected with COVID-19 were 55% more likely than those without COVID-19 to suffer a major adverse cardiovascular event.

    Webster Arts Chalk Fest
    Chalk Fest was the latest event hosted by Webster Arts where the community came out to create art on designate sections of pavement in Webster Groves.

    The Village
    A mentorship program providing real life experiences for young black males.

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