Kit KellisonLewis Greenberg shows off part of Holocaust Revisited.Lewis Greenberg, the Ballwin artist whose sprawling lawn sculpture Holocaust Revisited got him in hot water first with his neighbors then with the city of Ballwin, began serving a twenty-day sentence in the St. Louis County Jai ... More >>
For the second time in two years, Jay Nixon has one a landslide election. Though something tells me da' governor isn't going to put this one on his resumé. Daily RFT readers this weekend overwhelmingly elected Nixon as their "Ass Clown of the Week." Nixon earned a whopping 53 percent of the vote ... More >>
Who's it gonna be this week?You know the rules: Read the following credentials and then cast your vote for the person whose words or actions you think made them the biggest Ass Clown of the past seven days. And the nominees...1. Lewis Greenberg: The Ballwin resident sentenced to 20 days in jail t ... More >>
Lewis Greenberg says his front-yard art project is his way of fighting anti-Semitism.Back in 2004, Lewis Greenberg embarked on a ambitious project to honor the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. To commemorate the Holocaust, Greenberg assembled a sprawling art installation th ... More >>
Kit KellisonGreenberg and some of his art in 2007.As far as the local judicial system is concerned, Lewis Greenberg's art is still a danger to society. A St. Louis County circuit judge yesterday upheld a ruling by the Ballwin municipal court that Greenberg's yard installation, The Holocaust Revis ... More >>
At 1 p.m. yesterday, Lewis Greenberg, his lawyers, his lucky hat, a small group of supporters and a slightly larger contingent of belligerent neighbors gathered in a Clayton courtroom to determine once and for all whether Greenberg would be allowed to keep the art exhibit he calls The Holocaust Revi ... More >>
Another chapter in the saga of Lewis Greenberg and the objects in his yard has come to an end. Ballwin Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Koch ruled last Thursday that Greenberg’s installation, The Holocaust Revisited, violates two city ordinances: one against littering and the other prohibiting storin ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Lewis Greenberg argues his lawn is art in court.
When I spoke to Lewis Greenberg in August, the Ballwin resident had announced his determination to preserve The Holocaust Revisited, the collection of metal and wooden sculptures that sprawls across his front and back yards. Greenberg says his work is art and his lawyers maintain that it’s protect ... More >>
Leave bovines and lawn artists alone.
Hey America: Stop it with your eminent domain and wimpiness, already!
A Ballwin neighborhood continues to boil over Lewis Greenberg's art project: a remembrance of Nazi atrocities.