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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
Color picture of Rock Cottage Glassworks artist Dierk Van Keppel's "Compostela" at the Faultless Starch Bon Ami Headquarters building. "The 71-foot-tall mobile contains 138 glass globes of varying diameters...
$10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House
Brief description of William Brace, or W. J. Brace, "chairman and president of the Gleaner-Harvester Corporation" and "one of Kansas City's earliest automobile dealers and distributors, associated with...
October 18, 2003
Architectural firm CDFM2 recently received a 2003 Business in the Arts Award from the Business Committee for the Arts Inc. and Forbes Magazine. They received the "Innovation Award" for their role in developing...
'Canyon Suite' Fallout Still Echoes
April 23, 2006
Article about the aftermath of the "Canyon Suite debacle". The Kemper Museum bought a set of watercolors in the early 1990s which were supposed to be early works by Georgia O'Keeffe. They were later found...
'Freedom Mall' Envisioned
June 7, 2010
Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....
'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture
Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...
'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her Late Husband, Dale Eldred
Photo and biographical article about Roberta Lord, an engineer and sculptor working on the completion of her late husband Dale Eldred's sculptures, residing next to the Kansas City Art Institute.
'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City
March 6, 2008
The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...
'Necklace' is a Jewel
October 7, 2006
Review of of show at Review Studios, 1708 Campbell, by Lynus Young.
'Water Plaza' For Bartle
August 4, 2006
The City Council agreed to a $1 million city contract for new public art at the Bartle Hall ballroom expansion. A Japanese-American artist named Jun Kaneko was awarded the contract. His concept includes...
'Zippy' Pins KC On the Map
May 22, 2004
Various locations in Kansas City have recently been included in the 'Zippy' cartoon strip that runs in the Kansas City Star. Places included: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary...
(Mostly) Pleasurable Work at New Space
Review of group show at the Green Door, the gallery's inaugural show.
10 Shining Years For KC Curlers
June 14, 2004
The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...
105 Artists are Right at Home
November 24, 2012
Article on the art collection of John "Topper" Johntz of Prairie Village. Johntz has over 800 pieces by 105 artists in his home, including works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Francisco de Goya, Mark...
107 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Review of photography show at Dirt Gallery.
11th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 11th Street, West from McGee
1220 Washington Building
View facing northwest of the 1220 Washington Building. The American Hereford Association bull is visible just to the right of center, above horizon.
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
19th Century Playbill
Framed (9.5 in. x 17.5 in.) playbill printed on what appears to be cloth. "Broadway Theatre. E. A. Marshall, sole Lessee, Also of the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Thomas Barry, Stage Manager."...
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