Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Saint Louis

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The Pulitzer Arts Foundation believes in the power of direct experiences with art. The museum presents historic and contemporary art in dynamic interplay with its celebrated Tadao Ando building, offering unexpected experiences and inspiring new perspectives. Valuing close looking and civic engagement, the Pulitzer is a place for contemplation and exchange that brings art and people together.

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  • This small museum presents changing exhibits of high aesthetic taste. The current show focuses on color, in particular the color blue. And that is enough to provide visitors with a thoughtful artistic...  more »
  • What a wonderful place . The exhibition was truly engaging ( loved the fact that you were given a booklet for information and the walls just had the artwork ) . The staff were informative , friendly a...  more »
  • My wife & I first visited the Pulitzer Arts Foundation museum over 10 years ago, and recently returned while looking for something to entertain our minds on a late July morning in the Grand Center Art...  more »
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  • The architecture of the museum (Tadao Ando) is exquisite. Staff is very attentive - provided rich narrative about museum and collection. My students enjoyed the sketching exercises we did here.
  • I have enjoyed the variety of exhibits over the years and the helpfulness of the staff. They also provide free high quality booklets that give a detail view of the current items in the exhibit.
  • Attended Japanese Anime Festival. Great films to accompany exhibition s.
  • the joe i. steelness, stillness and steepness; prism, prism, prism! the past is the present, and the future will present its present in the present. path, pains and the pursuit; whim, whim, whim! ii. life, living and leaving; spiritualism! the longings unseen, the end unknown; and the calm before the storm. patience of the realm. iii. first panel, outside in: celestial knowingness; noble, rich and vast. sweat, blood and pains; screams beyond silence, tears of joyous souls. snakes eating apples. iv. second panel: spring is to ease the birth of bliss. strength, restlessness, and the adventures in the wild. teenage tests. v. third panel: talent on display, glitters abound, merriments arise, energy dispersed. autumn and winter call for shades made of steel. vi. fourth panel: resting rays, rainbow reins. rocking chairs, reaching cheers. buckets filled, twenty-twenty. vii. fifth panel: self is home, and home is peace. all's within, within is all. tides and dunes, leise, ganz leise, ganz leise. viii. steelness, stillness and steepness; prism, prism, prism! the past is the present, and the future will present its present in the present. path, pains and the pursuit; whim, whim, whim! ix. life, living and leaving; spiritualism! the longings unseen, the end unknown; and the calm before the storm. patience of the realm. x. first panel, inside out: back to the black; with sparkling sands forming my wings. sight to the sky; with sparkling stars like angels in the blues. xi. curled in her womb; the core of beingness, and the beingness of beinghood. freedom with a cord; gated by generations stretching forth beyond the future of a fragile hand. xii. second panel: birth, knees and drools; the serendipitous innocence and the purity of clairvoyance. simplicity of thoughts, naivety of choice, and the tantrum throes. xiii. straight like one; one so high, well of numbers. straight like i; i is all there is. why ask why? why like whys? xiv. third panel: holes and wholes; patches and pride. care, love and fears; heartbeats fall and rise. mornings mourn, and so does the sun. xv. the moon mourns, and so does the comets. asteroids in dismay, silence on display. solitude and thoughts, odds at play; taunting all there is. xvi. fourth panel: narrows and arrows; privacy, safety and secrets. wisdom, peace and justice; scales tilting in shades. bones, flesh and blood, scars unveiled. xvii. bent like six; time ticks. hope smiles; luck hops. success calls; able ears. set ashore! xviii. fifth panel: liberty on bouncing waves; leise, ganz leise, ganz leise. prisms end, touch of the celestials. space and space abound, wings of air unveils. xix. the art is you, and you is time and us; beauty in its essence. spirals and cycles; the inevitability of death, and the immortality of life. leise, ganz leise, ganz leise. xx. burrs are the words of dreams, dreams that are short of words; biography waiting to be told. burrs are the thoughts of dreams, dreams that aspire to conquer the world. liberty on bouncing waves; leise, ganz leise, ganz leise. april, 2016.
  • A St. Louis gem. One of the great art spaces in the country.
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