Both devotees and practitioners of visual art lost a local polestar recently with the death of Leslie Laskey.
Laskey, considered a bona fide scholar and gentleman by many, died on June 17, just two weeks before what would have been his centennial, on July 2. Bruno David – a close friend of Laskey and namesake of the revered Clayton gallery that regularly exhibited his work – had been liaising with select parties about his deteriorating condition a full week before the artist’s death. -Bryan Hollerbach, Ladue News. Read more at LADUE NEWS