Finally getting the cobwebs dusted off this blog & ready to start posting again! Just got back from my almost annual trip to the Midwest - reconnecting with family and friends.
Some of the week was spent in St. Louis - home of FREE museums! Since I managed to bring all the Excessive Heat Warnings from Phoenix to the Midwest with me, we needed to find indoor activities if at all possible. The first stop was Laumeier Sculpture Park. While the vast majority of work is outdoors, there is a nice little indoor museum/gift shop to cool off in after walking around the acreage...
Greeting you at the entrance is the mosaic, Ricardo Cat 1999 by Niki de Saint Phalle
Not far away is La Libellule, 1996 by by Armand P. Arman
This one was a bit eerie: Eye, 2007 by Tony Tasset
Knots, 1996 by Cosimo Cavallaro
This beautiful shelter is located in the children's sculpture garden. Sorry I don't have the artist's name - doesn't it look like a bug of sorts with all its many wings?
Here are 55 marine buoys tied together - from a distance it looks like a giant caterpillar! Ball? Ball! Wall? Wall!, 1994 by Donald Lipski
The Way, 1972-1980 by Alexander Liberman
Ahh...that air-conditioned museum was a welcome site as we returned from our hour long, sweltering hike around the grounds.
Please visit their website for a complete listing of the more than 70 sculptures on display and pick a day when the weather is compatible for at least 2 leisurely hours of walking...
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