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Grand Staircase, Carnegie Museum

Posted in Architecture, Oakland by Dr. Boli on January 27, 2014

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The Grand Staircase is meant to be the main focal point of the museum, but the unsympathetic addition of the Scaife Galleries, with a new main entrance, makes the staircase something of a backwater. It’s still grand, however, even when overrun by the International. The murals are by John White Alexander.

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  1. Clay Potts said, on January 29, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    very suggestive of a M.C. Escher illusion – nicely seen!


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