St. Louis Post-Dispatch Chief Art Critic to Discuss Trends in Contemporary Art


David Bonetti, the chief art critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will present a lecture titled “Trends in Contemporary Art” April 1 at Southeast Missouri State University.

The event, sponsored by the Southeast Missouri Regional Museum, is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Crisp Hall of Nursing auditorium, Room 125. His lecture will consider a variety of contemporary artists and explore new developments in photography, video and painting. The event is free and open to the public.

Before moving to St. Louis last year, Bonetti spent 13 years in California covering the visual arts for the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Chronicle. His experience also includes five years as the visual arts critic at the Boston Phoenix. He has taught at Brown University, Boston College, the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and the San Francisco Art Institute. 

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