The Saint Louis Art Museum’s new David Chipperfield-designed East Building is slated for its public opening this summer. Our LN fashion team was allowed exclusive access just before large-scale installation work began in earnest in the building.

It’s true what they say, fashion truly is art: The space served as the perfect backdrop for this season’s vibrant colors and bold prints. Florals, tapestries and abstract prints provided the ‘art’ for the stark walls that will soon showcase many more of the Museum’s treasured collections.

Shot on location at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s new East Building, which opens to the public during a two-day grand opening festival June 29 to 30. The building – designed by internationally renowned British architect Sir David Chipperfield, with technical assistance from St. Louis-based HOK – will expand public space at the museum by approximately 30 percent. For more information, visit

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