CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM ST. LOUIS
CAM, in its ongoing efforts to show cutting-edge art from anywhere and everywhere, presents Kelley Walker: Direct Drive, the first solo American museum exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Kelley Walker, on view Sept. 16 through Dec. 31. Walker, who exploits a dizzying range of technologies and media—3-D modeling software, laser-cutting, photography, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture—explores ideas of recycling, identity, race, class, sexuality and politics. www.camstl.org. 3750 Washington Blvd. at Spring Ave., in Grand Center, 314.535.4660. Map 4-2G. coalesce into a comprehensible theme. On view through Oct. 15, a trio of exhibits examine issues of everyday living, from light switches and armchairs to entire houses: The Ordinary Must Not Be Dull: Claes Oldenburg’s Soft Sculptures (light swiches, green beans and more); Exquisite Everyday: 18th- Century Decorative Arts Objects from the J. Paul Getty Museum (carpet, chair, chamber pot, etc.); and raumlaborberlin: 4562 Enright Avenue, the result of the Pulitzer commissioning Berlin-based architecture collective raumlaborberlin to create an installation (the skeleton of an entire house) from salvaged materials from a nearby house fated for demolition. www.pulitzerarts.org. 3716 Washington Blvd. in Grand Center, 314.754.1848. Map 4-2G.