One of the St. Louis families St. Louis Art Museum director Charles Buckley partnered with was the Shapleighs. Warren Shapleigh, President of the Ralston Purina Company, and his wife Jane, an art history major at college, began collecting art in the 1950’s.
Advancing American Art: Norman, Oklahoma
North of Dallas, the great plains of Oklahoma are flattened by the sheer weight of the vast blue skies above. Norman, a small college town bisected by a busy interstate, is home to the University of Oklahoma.