Collection by Aileen Kwun

St. Louis Celebrates 50 Years of the Gateway Arch by Eero Saarinen

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Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Gateway Arch designed by Eero Saarinen, a new exhibition at St. Louis Art Museum spotlights the region's notable contributions to midcentury modernism from 1935-65. Peep a few of the archival gems from the show, on view Nov. 8 through Jan. 31, 2016.

Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen designed the Gateway Arch monument, completed in St. Louis in 1965 (it opened...
Saarinen designed his famous Tulip armchair as part of the Pedestal collection for Knoll in 1956 (manufacturing began...
This scale model is of a 48-foot long sculpture that was designed by Harry Bertoia for the Lambert-St.
We spy a handful of iconic Saarinen chairs in the interior of architect Robert Elkington's self-designed midcentury...
A swirling, sculptural staircase serves as the centerpiece in this 1940 residence designed by Samuel A. Marx for Morton...
This biomorphic, space-age ceiling was designed by Japanese-American artist and designer Isamu Noguchi, in the building...
In 1977, favorite California's midcentury modern pioneers Charles and Ray Eames exhibited a selection of their bent...
This wool rug featuring a graphic, geometric pattern in natural tones was designed by Charles Eames in 1938, and used...
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