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Empty Suit

The sculptor, Erwin Wurm, calls this Big Suit but I like Empty Suit better. Wurm chooses everyday objects as the subject of his work in an attempt to inspire viewers to question both the traditional definition of sculpture and their relationship to the world. Big Suit, plays with our perception of volume, one of the basic elements of […]

The Door of Return

Sculpture in St. Louis’ City Garden. The egg-shaped form at the top of the door resembles a seed that has just split open or a mouth that opens to the sky, like a baby’s first cry. Artist Kan Yasuda has left the answer deliberately ambiguous, leading us to think about time and space, life and death, the past […]

St. Louis Courthouse

Last week I took the opportunity to visit St. Louis’ downtown area at dusk. Usually I am there for a sporting event or some other occasion and do not have the opportunity to take photos like this or the one before it. Since it is after sundown (dark), it takes time to scout a location, […]

City Garden Fountain

St. Louis installed a fun little park in their downtown area called City Garden. This is a sculpture park with all kinds of statues, water features and interactive devices. Here is a scene of a computerized fountain with the city court building in the background.

Old Courthouse

My home town of St. Louis, MO has many interesting places to visit. Later this week I will be visiting the downtown area around City Garden, a wonderful sculpture park. Last time I was there it rained but that just added to the atmosphere. However, hopefully the weather will be a little better because there […]

Door of Return

Sculpture by Kan Ya Suda “Door of Return.” This is located in City Garden in Downtown St. Louis. City garden is an interesting place to visit with lots of photo opportunities.