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What’s happening out there?

An important work by American sculptor Richard Serra is being installed in the road between the Main Building steps and the Apotheosis of St. Louis statue. Serra meant for this work to be embedded in asphalt so that it can be driven and walked over, rather than simply observed. The sculpture—To Encircle Base Plate Hexagram,… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum acquires Rachel Whiteread’s ‘Detached III’

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 21, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum recently acquired Detached III, a large-scale sculpture by the English artist Rachel Whiteread. The sculpture will be installed in the museum’s Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden. In a process Whiteread has described as “mummifying the air,” she creates casts of the negative spaces under and inside… Read More »