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1. A Grand Statement A Grand Statement September 1, 2011 Article describes sculptor John Salvest's two projects--one a "massive wall of cargo containers" that spell out IOU on one side and USA on the other and also his "New Cornucopia," a cargo container filled...

2. A Tiny Renoir Began Impressive Obsession A Tiny Renoir Began Impressive Obsession June 3, 2007 Article spotlighting the personal collection of French Impressionist paintings of Henry and Marion Bloch. For the last 35 years the Blochs have acquired works from such artists as Manet, Monet, Renior...

3. An Egyptian Gem for KC An Egyptian Gem for KC December 17, 2007 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has recently purchased "a spectacular painted coffin of a noblewoman named Meretites created in Egypt 2,500 years ago." The coffin does not include a mummy (the museum already...

4. Anne Lindberg's Line Leads Her to New York Anne Lindberg's Line Leads Her to New York January 10, 2010 Article profiles Kansas City artist Anne Lindberg and her first solo show in New York at the Cynthia-Reeves Gallery. The exhibition features a series of works described as "tightly spaced parallel lines...

5. Another KC Winner Another KC Winner April 20, 2008 Kansas City artist Elijah Gowin won a Guggenheim Fellowship. This is the second time in two years that a Kansas City artist has won this award. Gowin is assistant professor of art and art history at the...

6. Art Amid Destruction Art Amid Destruction August 4, 2011 "Project Reclamation," initiated by Kansas City artist Matt Dehaemers, was a fund-raising event that involved Joplin-area artists that created artworks using debris from the May 2011 tornado that devasted...

7. Art From Pain Art From Pain June 3, 2007 Profile of local photographer Larry Schwarm, who is best known for his images of Kansas prairie fires. Schwarm spent 10 days in his hometown of Greensburg, Kansas, photographing the carnage wrought by...

8. Aycock Work Lands at KCI Aycock Work Lands at KCI July 1, 2007 Article describes new work of public art at Kansas City International Airport. "Strange Attractor for Kansas City," by New York artist Alice Aycock features red neon zigzags that are best viewed at night....

9. Blitt Sculpture Moves from Mall to UMKC Blitt Sculpture Moves from Mall to UMKC September 28, 2008 Short article about the Rita Blitt sculpture, "Dancing," a 26-foot-high abstract figure that was once at the Bannister Mall. It was moved to the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center Courtyard at the University...

10. Buildings in Nation's Spotlight Buildings in Nation's Spotlight January 9, 2008 The Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Liberty Memorial have recently won national architectural awards. The American Institute of Architects has awarded their 2008 Institute Honor...

11. Cannon, Mary Cannon, Mary 19?? File containing an obituary article about Mary Cannon, a Kansas City landscape artist specializing in "patio paintings," trained with Philomene Bennett and Lou Marak, with photo.

12. Cook Named Kemper Curator Cook Named Kemper Curator July 8, 2007 Christopher Cook was appointed the new curator of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Cook first joined the museum in 2006 as assistant curator and has served as acting curator since March 2007. He...

13. Fertile Ground for Change Fertile Ground for Change November 18, 2007 Review of the inaugural special exhibition of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art titled "American Soil." Described as a "morality tale told in paint," the dominant theme of the exhibit is the exploitation...

14. Finding the Kingdom Within Finding the Kingdom Within July 8, 2007 Article profiling Kansas City artist Jay Norton, whose work is currently exhibited at the Paragraph Gallery, 23 E. 12th Street. Norton is a practicing criminal defense lawyer who holds a bachelor's degree...

15. Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday October 9, 2007 Photo of New York artist Chris Doyle and his creation of "The Moons," public art that features three circular video screens depicting Kansas Citians "flying" through colorful skies. "The 10-foot screens...

16. Gallery Looks to a Virtual Future Gallery Looks to a Virtual Future November 21, 2010 The Byron C. Cohen Gallery, “a Crossroads fixture for more than 15 years,” will no longer operate in a physical gallery, but will continue business online with a new partner, Charlotte Matthews. The...

17. Giving the Burbs Serious Study Giving the Burbs Serious Study March 18, 2010 Johnson County Museum has a grant to develop a new museum of the history of suburbia. It will supplant the existing Johson County Museum. They are currently in the planning and assessment phase which should...

18. Going Global: Kansas City Sculptor is in Demand in China, New York, Des Moines and Dubai Going Global: Kansas City Sculptor is in Demand in China, New York, Des Moines and Dubai August 10, 2008 Kansas City artist Jesse Small is featured in this article. Small is a 1997 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute and has a studio in the East Crossroads. He recently spent a year in China, living...

19. Harlem Renaissance Man Harlem Renaissance Man September 9, 2007 African American artist Aaron Douglas was born in Topeka in 1899 and taught at Lincoln High School in Kansas City at one time. He later became part of the "the early 20th-century explosion of black arts...

20. Longtime Museum Director to Retire Longtime Museum Director to Retire April 22, 2009 Marc Wilson, director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, plans to retire in 2010 after nearly 30 years at the museum. Includes a sidebar of key events that happened during his tenure.