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Art -- Paintings
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John Edward Hicks
M J Marlow
R H Palonske
J C Hall
File containing a pamphlet with photos and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, a black painter born in Topeka, Kansas in 1899 and becoming successful as an artist before "return[ing] to his native...
African American Artists in Greater Kansas City
File contains a publication entitled "Exhibit of Outstanding Negro Americans" which is dated May 7-June 1, 1947. This exhibit contained 32 oil portraits done by Betsy Graves Reyneau and Laura Wheeler Waring...
Biographical information about sculptor Alfred Coe, starting in 1948 creating wood sculptures, including a bust of Thomas Hart Benton, the artist, located in the Missouri Valley Room at the Central branch...
Artist James Bass
Profile of Topeka, Kansas, artist James Bass, a sculptor of metals starting in the 1960s, many displayed in Topeka public places and copies in Los Angeles, with photos.
Information on Marion Humfeld, an art teacher at the Sunset Hill School in the 1940s and a daughter of the owners of the Humfeld Floral Company of Independence and Kansas City.
Information on Barbara Shanklin (a graduate of Kansas University), an artist of sculptures on exhibit at the Main Branch Library of the Kansas City Public Library in 1971.
Information about Max Bengis, a Polish painter with work on permanent exhibit at the Truman Library.
Biographical information about Bernard Chiles, an abstract painter formerly of Kansas City at 3800 Baltimore Avenue, originally from New York, the first American artist invited to exhibit at the Galerie...
Blanche and Cecil Carstenson
Information about Kansas City area artists Cecil Carstenson, and his wife, Blanche Carstenson, both from Kansas. Photos and illustrations of Cecil's sculptures starting in the 1950s and Blanche's textile...
File contains brochures and articles about the life of John William Boone (aka Blind Boone) and his contribution to Ragtime music. Boone performed all over the US, Canada, and Mexico. From 1880 to 1915,...
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.
Photos and information on Cindy Snodgrass, a Kansas City Art Institute graduate exhibiting her sculptures and tapestries in the 1970s from the top of Chicago skyscrapers, overhanging Lake Michigan.
Clarence E. Shepard
File contains newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star, including a copy of his obituary. He was both an architect, designing over 600 homes in the Country Club and Mission Hills area, and an artist...
Daisy Cook, Missouri Artist
Photos, illustrations, and information on Daisy Cook (born about 1902), an art teacher in southern Missouri producing many paintings of rural Ozarks scenes.
Illustrations, photos, and information on Leroy Daniel MacMorris (1893-1981), a painter and muralist of Kansas City, born in Sedalia, Missouri, and starting as an illustrator with the Kansas City Star...
Don C. Kincaid
File containing a "press release" about a collection of oil paintings by artist Don Kincaid on display at the Kansas City Public Library in 1971, with information about his murals in Municipal Auditorium....
Photo and information on Dwight Roberts, a "portait painter" in late 1950s Kansas City.
Letters with photos about Emery Filleau, a painter in Kansas City around 1900.
Pictures, articles, and information on Frank Szasz, a Hungarian native and artist emigrating to Kansas City in the 1950s as a Hallmark Cards artist before starting his own private portrait business in...
Information about artist Fred Geary, originally from Carrollton, Missouri. His woodcuts were featured in the Kansas City Woodcut Society portfolio as well as other places. Includes a photocopy of a biography...
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