Like so many refugees, it’s a wonder that Zlatko Ćosić and his family survived. In 1994, Ćosić fled Banja Luka, Yugoslavia, and eventually immigrated to St. Louis. His brother had left their hometown before the war in Bosnia and Croatia started; he also made his way to St. Louis. Their paren…

Roland Burrow hopes that his paintings can help people see themselves and each other. His most recent body of work, “The Renaissance Revolution,” is on display at McCaughen & Burr Fine Arts.

Siegfried Reinhardt is one of the few American artists with work in the Vatican Museum's permanent collection, and his pieces can be found across the globe. In St. Louis, he is best known for his 1979, 142-foot Aviation mural at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Though Reinhardt died …

Edmund Cartwright invented the power loom in 1780, and by 1880 there were over 250,000 steam-powered looms across Great Britain pumping out gloves, pants, jackets. The power loom transformed the British textile industry from a cottage industry into a fast paced global industry dependent on e…