Last month Daily RFT broke the news about a gigantic bronze statue of Albert Pujols in the works for Westport Plaza. Sadly, we couldn't make yesterday's unveiling of that sculpture, but fear not. A greater St. Louis legend than Pujols was in attendance yesterday and forwarded along the following pic ... More >>
We're imagining the statue looks something akin to this.Earlier this month Daily RFT broke the news about a larger-than-life bronze statue of Albert Pujols that his foundation commissioned at the request of an anonymous donor. Now comes confirmation that the statue -- paid for by that donor -- is ... More >>
When we heard that the Pujols Family Foundation was about to unveil a nine-foot bronze statue of Albert Pujols, our first question was: Is Albert wearing a Cardinals jersey?"He is," says sculptor Harry Weber, who's been working on the piece since around the time Pujols ended contract-extension ta ... More >>
Editor's Note: RFT's critic-at-large, Anton LaFontaine, weighs in on the unveiling today of the Chuck Berry statute in the Delmar Loop.Photo: Kelly HoganPeek-a-boo, we see you!The point of commemorative statuary is not to further the fine art of sculpture -- and the bronze homage to St. Louis' na ... More >>
Gabriel Dawe takes fiber art to new heights with his Plexus series, opening at the Luminary Center for the Arts this weekend. These massive ribbons of color are made from little more than thread, and from a short distance, the inventive installations seem to be floating. More information on this eve ... More >>
Kelsey WhippleAfter an hour-long installation and a stint duck-walking across the sky with the help of a crane, the latest tribute to St. Louis music legend Chuck Berry is finally installed on Delmar across from Blueberry Hill. And Lord of the Loop Joe Edwards couldn't be happier.
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Photo by Kelsey WhippleAfter an hour-long installation and a stint duck-walking across the sky with the help of a crane, the latest tribute to St. Louis music legend Chuck Berry is finally installed on Delmar across from Blueberry Hill. And Lord of the Loop Joe Edwards couldn't be happier.
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The statue of Chuck Berry set to be unveiled in the Delmar Loop is coming along nicely. A reader slipped A to Z some in-progress photos of the eight-foot-tall bronze statue, which is being sculpted by Harry Weber, the man responsible for some of the city's most iconic art.
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Wikimedia CommonsOne caller to Brennan's show last week suggested that the statue go in the women's bathroom at Blueberry Hill. Edwards didn't entertain the idea. KMOX morning talker Charlie Brennan, along with Joe Edwards, the unofficial emperor of the Delmar Loop, have rolled out plans to erect a ... More >>