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The Art Museum celebrates ‘the Missouri artist’ with Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River

The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, an exhibition that for the first time in decades brings together the river paintings and drawings of George Caleb Bingham. Dubbed “the Missouri artist,” Bingham (1811-1879) moved to the state as a child and, by the 1840s,… Read More »

New in 2014: paintings by Norman Rockwell

We’re celebrating major acquisitions of 2014. Read earlier posts about additions to the collection. Until this year, the Saint Louis Art Museum had a significant gap in its collection – works by Norman Rockwell. Now, thanks to a transformative bequest by the late C.C. Johnson Spink and Edith “Edie” Spink, the Art Museum is proud to have… Read More »

New in 2014: George Washington by Rembrandt Peale

All week we’ve been celebrating major acquisitions of 2014, and we’ll continue to share some of our favorite recent additions to the collection through Wednesday. Check out previous posts on Andy Warhol’s Shoe, American quilts, John Singleton Copley’s Henry Barry, and Wendy Red Star’s Four Seasons series. This dramatic portrait of the founding father was… Read More »