KMOX Discusses IPHF’s Upcoming Exhibition
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Fans of baseball history in St. Louis will get a special treat at the The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) this month, with the unveiling of a new special exhibition, “Baseball: America’s Game, Art and Objects. The collection of photos dedicated to “The Golden Age of Baseball in St. Louis” and it will all be on display in the IPHF gallery June 6 through September 8, 2018.
The exhibition is curated and made possible by the Bank of America Art in Our Communities program and celebrates baseball’s place in the American story—its portrayal, in arts and letters, as the game and the nation have grown up together. Visitors are invited to view George Brace’s photographs of baseball heroes, Jim Dow’s triptychs of major league stadiums, works by iconic photographers Garry Winogrand and Ernest C. Withers, illustrators J.C. Leyendecker and Lonie Bee, and writers Jimmy Breslin, W.P. Kinsella, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.
In conjunction with the larger exhibit, St. Louis baseball fans and visitors will have the opportunity to view a special collection, “The Golden Age of Baseball in St. Louis.” It’s a compilation of The Photography of George Burke and George Brace, from the St. Louis Cardinals Archive. Together, Burke and Brace chronicled the players and pageantry of baseball, our national pastime
Image curtesy of the St. Louis Cardinal Archive.