a life in architecture peter doig
Artist Peter Doig first saw Eero Saarinen's Jefferson Memorial Arch when he was invited to participate in an exhibition in St Louis. Designed in 1948 and completed in 1964, the 'Gateway to the West' is 192m high, with a span of 192m.Doig says it could have been 'something mundane but when you actually get to it, it's genuinely awe-inspiring. Every detail that Saarinen designed is so intuitive. Space Odyssey 'pods' take you up to the top where you get incredible views. There's something ...
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