Monthly Archives: December 2015

New on View: Horace Pippin’s Sunday Morning Breakfast

We have exciting news! Sunday Morning Breakfast, a 1943 oil on fabric painting by esteemed African-American artist Horace Pippin, is installed and on view in Gallery 337. The newly acquired painting marries abstract design with an evocative, simple narrative in a scene drawn from the artist’s childhood memories and is one of the finest examples of the… Read More »

Museum acquires Sunday Morning Breakfast by Horace Pippin

In 2015, the Saint Louis Art Museum acquired Sunday Morning Breakfast, a 1943 painting by the esteemed African-American artist Horace Pippin. Sunday Morning Breakfast was offered by the Alexandre Gallery in New York. The price was $1.5 million. Depicting a scene drawn from the artist’s childhood memories, the painting is one of the finest examples… Read More »

Honey, I shrunk the Eames Lounge Chair

Have you ever wanted to decorate your home with midcentury classic designs by Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Florence Knoll Bassett? Unfortunately, we can’t help you there. But we can let you design a perfectly mod living space—albeit a very small one—in the Explore Lab located in our St. Louis Modern exhibition. In… Read More »