Pasaquan Gallery

Welcome to St. EOM’s house

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PASAQUAN PANORAMA

Shot from the roof of the building known as “the pagoda” during the active restoration of the Pasaquan complex, this panoramic image shows the yellow main house at center, the extensive additions behind the original building, the outdoor dance circle to the right, and the painted concrete relief-murals that define outdoor regions throughout the site.
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CIRCLE TO INFINITY

St. EOM’s circular motifs dominate much of Pasaquan in round medallions of concrete, etched and painted with suns, stars, yin-yang symbols, obscure icons from otherworldly cultures, and disc-shaped configurations of his own invention.
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SERPENTINE FIRE

One of several undulating snake-topped fences that run through the seven-acre site. Individual disc-shaped concrete medallions were designed and prepared by St. EOM and set into cupped openings in the fence, then capped with a sculptural serpent that was subsequently painted. The restoration work required that each component be fully repainted to match the original design and color scheme as accurately as possible, with special consideration for permanence and the ease of future maintenance.
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ONE MEDALLION’S JOURNEY

Left*: St. EOM with a concrete medallion before he painted it for the first time (1970s–80s).
Center*: The same medallion after his death (1990s) — note the completion of the snake at top.
Right: The same medallion in the midst of active restoration, after the concrete has been cleaned and restored and new paint partially applied (August 2015).
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TEMPLE OF PROPANE

Even St. EOM’s propane tank located at the back of the Pasaquan property (at the upper right in the top photo) was enclosed within its own elaborately decorated building.
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The back of the main house consists of an addition that Eddie created as a center for meditation, the interior of which is now being restored.
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FORTUNE SMILES

Left*: St. EOM in full fortune-telling regalia, sitting next to his rocking chair…
Right: …that was salvaged and now rocks in Pasaquan paint conservator John Salhus’s Buena Vista Projects.
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Update

Superb drone footage shot ten weeks after we visited…

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All photographs except those marked * were taken on August 28, 2015, during the active restoration of Pasaquan by the Kohler Foundation and its conservation contractors.
*Photos captured from The Pasaquoyan DVD by Douglas Loggins, featuring Tom Patterson, Bruce Hampton, Fred Fussell.
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