Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
|Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis|
Entryway of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
|Location||St. Louis, Missouri|
The institution that would become CAM was established in 1980, and operated under a number of names including First Street Forum and the Forum for Contemporary Art. On September 19, 2003, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis moved to the new building, designed by architect Brad Cloepfil, in the Grand Center Arts and Entertainment District in midtown St. Louis. The museum has mounted more than 120 exhibitions and exhibited over 260 artists. CAM St. Louis is a non-collecting institution, which does not have permanent collection. It usually show six Main Gallery exhibitions each year featuring american and international artists. In the last decades, CAM exhibited many notable artists, including Richard Aldrich, Laylah Ali, Lutz Bacher, Rosa Barba, Leslie Hewitt, Elad Lassry, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Gedi Sibony, Carey Young, Richard Artschwager, Jim Hodges, Sean Landers and Cindy Sherman.