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Ancient Sacred Spaces

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One of the most intriguing spaces of my childhood was the interior of the First Presbyterian Church in St. Louis. It was standard gothic, soaring arches, a long narrow nave with tall stained glass windows anchored above the altar. It … Continued

Reflecting Electricity

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As a teenager driving home from downtown St. Louis I let the web of the city’s lights free my imagination. So many stories lived behind so many lights. So much electricity spread modernity through the night.  The experience was memorable … Continued

Building Bridges AcrossTime

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Our attraction to architectural forms and space is older than our first cities as demonstrated by monuments left in annual gathering places like Gobekli Tepe 11,000 years ago.  Here was the beginning of our appetite for collective architecture and its … Continued

Layers Build Depth

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Whether layering with perspective patterns or amorphous clouds of color or both,  an artist can create an experience of adding deeper space to an image. Mark Rothko layered almost edgeless shapes of color until the surface hummed with its own … Continued

City Perspectives

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Ancient Roman artists painted cities with a three dimensional feeling of space. The allure of layered cities with geometric volume has captivated artists for thousands of years. In the Renaissance Giotto tried building convincing city spaces but, without a firm … Continued