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Arland Fiske: Carl Milles – Swedish artistic genius

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My first encounter with the work of Carl Milles (1875-1955) was when I moved to St. Louis in 1961.

I used to travel a great deal by railroad in those days. Out in front of the old St. Louis train depot is a large set of sculptures titled “Meeting of the Waters.” Milles completed the set in 1940.


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Laurie Swenson
Laurie Swenson is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. She has been with the Pioneer since 2004.