Artgasm: This Weekend's Art Openings, May 21 - 23, 2010

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Calling all comic fans! This weekend brings an entire comic-inspired exhibit, just for you. If you're looking for something more, say, three-dimensional, there are woodcuts, tablescapes, sculptures and more, all ripe for the pickin'.

Airships, part of Bam! Pow! Zap! Comic Art and Storyboarding. - CHRIS BECK
  • Chris Beck
  • Airships, part of Bam! Pow! Zap! Comic Art and Storyboarding.

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Setting the Mood: The Artful Table: Artists were challenged to create beautiful objects for the table setting. Opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 21. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through July 11, free. Craft Alliance, 6640 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-725-1177, www.craftalliance.org.

City Stories: Paintings and woodcut prints by Richard Jennings. Sat., May 22, 7-10 p.m., free. Blu City Spaces, 210 North 17th Street, St. Louis.

Jill Hackney: Latest paintings by Jill Hackney. An opening reception will be held Friday, May 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through June 19, Free. Duane Reed Gallery, 4729 McPherson Ave., St. Louis, 314-361-4100, www.duanereedgallery.com.

Pohlman and Knowles: Latest work of acclaimed sculptors Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles. An opening reception will be held Friday, May 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through June 19, Free. Duane Reed Gallery, 4729 McPherson Ave., St. Louis, 314-361-4100, www.duanereedgallery.com.

Sheldon Johnson: New abstract art. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 4. Starting May 23, Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through July 10, free. Gateway Gallery, 7921 Forsyth Blvd., Saint Louis, 314-503-3880.

Editor's note: If you don't see your show listed, please leave the information in the comments (and drop a note to calendar@riverfronttimes.com so we can list it in the online calendar). All art openings are free unless noted. For a full list of all ongoing art shows in the St. Louis area, please click here.

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