Inside The Saint Louis Art Museum New East Building

A statue in one of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building's "break out" spaces during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion A statue in one of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building's "break out" spaces during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Abstraction in the 1980's" exhibit in the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Abstraction in the 1980's" exhibit in the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Tricia Y. Paik, the Saint Louis Art Museum’s new assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, speaking about a gallery in the new East Building during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Tricia Y. Paik, the Saint Louis Art Museum’s new assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, speaking about a gallery in the new East Building during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The coffered concrete ceiling in the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The coffered concrete ceiling in the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
A Corinthian column contrasted with the backdrop of architect David Chipperfield's 21st century architecture, as seen during a preview tour of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion A Corinthian column contrasted with the backdrop of architect David Chipperfield's 21st century architecture, as seen during a preview tour of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Abstract Expressionism" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Abstract Expressionism" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Pop Art" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Pop Art" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Figuration and the Body" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Figuration and the Body" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
A multi-layered view of gallery space inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion A multi-layered view of gallery space inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Opticality and the Object" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Thoughtful detailing between old-and-new at the entrance to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Thoughtful detailing between old-and-new at the entrance to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Andy Goldsworthy's "Stone Sea" between the Saint Louis Art Museum's old and new buildings. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Andy Goldsworthy's "Stone Sea" between the Saint Louis Art Museum's old and new buildings. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Andy Goldsworthy's "Stone Sea" between the Saint Louis Art Museum's old and new buildings. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Andy Goldsworthy's "Stone Sea" between the Saint Louis Art Museum's old and new buildings. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Louis Sullivan architectural artifacts displayed on the entrance ramp from the parking garage inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Louis Sullivan architectural artifacts displayed on the entrance ramp from the parking garage inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
A banner promoting Yoko Ono's interactive art installation "Wish Tree" inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion A banner promoting Yoko Ono's interactive art installation "Wish Tree" inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Cast in place concrete coffered ceiling (5'x10' grid) with light diffusers inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building as seen on june 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Cast in place concrete coffered ceiling (5'x10' grid) with light diffusers inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building as seen on june 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Taylor Hall, the primary "lobby" space for visitors coming from the north entrance facing Art Hill into the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Taylor Hall, the primary "lobby" space for visitors coming from the north entrance facing Art Hill into the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Architect David Chipperfield speaks about his new East Building at the Saint Louis Art Museum on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Architect David Chipperfield speaks about his new East Building at the Saint Louis Art Museum on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Julie Bauer, Project Architect with David Chipperfield Architects and Roger McFarland with HOK explain features on the exterior of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Julie Bauer, Project Architect with David Chipperfield Architects and Roger McFarland with HOK explain features on the exterior of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The north entry to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The north entry to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
KMOX reporter Michael Calhoun interviews British Architect David Chipperfield about his new East Building at the Saint Louis Art Museum on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion KMOX reporter Michael Calhoun interviews British Architect David Chipperfield about his new East Building at the Saint Louis Art Museum on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The north entry to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The north entry to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Modernity and Beaux Arts gracefully meeting between the Saint Louis Art Museum's original Cass Gilbert exhibit hall and the new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Modernity and Beaux Arts gracefully meeting between the Saint Louis Art Museum's original Cass Gilbert exhibit hall and the new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
View of the "From Mesopotamian to the Mediterranean" exhibit from Taylor Hall inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion View of the "From Mesopotamian to the Mediterranean" exhibit from Taylor Hall inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Taylor Hall, the primary "lobby" space for visitors coming from the north entrance facing Art Hill into the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Taylor Hall, the primary "lobby" space for visitors coming from the north entrance facing Art Hill into the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Momentary outlooks within "break out" spaces allow for selected views of the original museum and Forest Park inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion Momentary outlooks within "break out" spaces allow for selected views of the original museum and Forest Park inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Abstract Expressionism" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Abstract Expressionism" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Painting in the 1960's" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Painting in the 1960's" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion The "Sculpting the Urban and the Natural" exhibit inside the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building, as seen during a preview tour on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)
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