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Our collection galleries are continually being installed with newly acquired works as well as enduring favorites from the Museum’s collection. Visit us to view these newly installed objects in person.

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Gallery 209

A recent gift to the Museum from the Estate of Mary and Oliver Langenberg, Pink Roses in a Glass Vase is on view in Gallery 209, which is devoted to modern still lifes. The painting is displayed alongside early 20th-century still lifes by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Max Beckmann, and others.

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Samuel John Peploe, Scottish, 1871–1935; Pink Roses in a Glass Vase, late 1920s; oil on canvas; 28 1/2 × 24 5/8 × 3 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift from the Estate of Mary and Oliver Langenberg 1:2018

Gallery 212

The Museum recently installed Tamayo’s painting The Dog and Serpent, 1943, and Mérida’s The Three Princesses, 1955, in Gallery 212. Titled Art of the Unconscious, this gallery examines the influence of developing ideas of psychoanalysis on European and American art, particularly Surrealism.

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Rufino Tamayo, Mexican, 1899–1991; The Dog and Serpent, 1943; oil on canvas; 34 1/8 x 44 1/4 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Morton D. May 234:1954; © 2018 Tamayo Heirs / Mexico / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Carlos Mérida, Guatemalan (active Mexico), 1891–1985; The Three Princesses, 1955; lacquer, casein on parchment, laid down on laminated wood; 16 1/8 x 12 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer Jr. 167:1959; © Estate of Carlos Merida / Licensed by ARS, New York, NY

Gallery 254

The Museum purchased Fresh News (Men and Machines) in 2017. The painting is on view in Gallery 254.

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Rosalyn Drexler, American, born 1926; Fresh News (Men and Machines), 1965; acrylic and paper collage on canvas; 40 × 50 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Siteman Contemporary Art Fund 112:2017 © Rosalyn Drexler / Artists Rights Society

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