Paul Gauguin, French, 1848–1903; “Reclining Tahitian Women”, 1894; oil on canvas; 23 5/8 × 38 9/16 inches; Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen EXH36.8 I wanted to let readers know there’s less than a week left to see a really wonderful exhibition… Continue Reading
I imagine everyone in the St. Louis region, and perhaps even some outside, heard about the breakage of the 30 inch cast iron water main under Lindell Boulevard, just east of Union Boulevard where Park Road cuts off for a… Continue Reading
The Cabanne House is named after Jean Pierre Cabanne, one of the landowners of what became Forest Park. It was designed in 1879 by John McNamara in the Second Empire style as the residence of the park’s superintendent, and functioned… Continue Reading
I had the opportunity to attend the media preview of the Rachel Whiteread special exhibit at the Saint Louis Art Museum. In the museum business, we often remark that when a special exhibit first opens, there’s a crush of press,… Continue Reading
I guess I have never done a real post on the Saint Louis Art Museum, save for one post years ago right before construction began on the new wing, forever covering up the southeastern entrance. As many people might know,… Continue Reading
A long time ago, Kingshighway went straight north, and then doglegged right in front of Barnes Hospital, before turning right in front of Forest Park (did you know technically there are a couple of acres of Forest Park east of… Continue Reading
See one of the ancient Roman inspirations for this building, the Basilica of Constantine and Maxentius, in this post from September 2018.
Update: See more extensive photos of the museum here.