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Art: Thomas Benton in Omaha. ..An American Artist Has One of His Best Shows
Article about Thomas Hart Benton's successful art exhibit at the Josyln Art Museum in Omaha, with some general biographical information and copies of the several paintings.
Art? For Art's Sake, It's an Exciting Time
August 12, 2006
Outdoor art is becoming more plentiful in Kansas City it appears. This article features a new outdoor sculpture being installed at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art called "Architect's Handkerchief"...
Photo and biographical article about Arthur Goldman "of the Plaza Art school," an artist with works in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and elsewhere.
Arthur Kraft Art at Home Savings
Article about the mosaic mural for the McGee Street entrance to the Main Branch Library at 12th and Oak Streets done by artist Arthur Kraft, whose work also is displayed in the Louvre in Paris and the...
Article Solves Painting Dispute
February 20, 2015
Article describes Benton-gate, a longstanding debate between the Shawnee Mission High School classes of 1957 and 1958 over which group purchased the Thomas Hart Benton painting Utah Highlands as a gift...
Artist Blossoms in U. S. Climate
Biographical article about Kansas City artist Valeria Baldauf, a Czechoslovakian refugee with artwork inspired by ancient Egyptian drawings, with photo.
Artist Brings Her Joy to Kansas City
September 29, 2011
Article on native Kansas City artist Rita Blitt and exhibits of her work at Longview and Penn Valley Community Colleges. Her paintings and sculptures "are noted for their colorful, sweeping, swirling lines...
Artist Carves Niche in World of Wildlife
Biographical article about engraver and painter of wildlife Tom Altenburg of Kansas City, describing his unique style and day job "as an industrial designer for Hallmark Cards," with photo.
Artist Celebrates Mujeres in GCI Show
November 30-December 12, 2007
Article profiles artist Alisha Gambino. Her show, Mujeres, runs December 7, 2007 through January 31, 2008 at the Guadalupe Centers. Inc.
Artist Creating Caricature of Woman
Unidentified artist creating caricature of unidentified woman using overhead projector.
Artist Earns National Recognition
January 12, 2011
Lee Heinemann, senior at Pembroke Hill School, "is one of only two students from Missouri chosen to attend Young Arts Week in Miami." Article has photos and descriptions of Heinemann's art which includes...
Artist Helped Many Others
July 10, 2009
Obituary for Ernst Ulmer (86), a long-time Kansas artist whose murals are displayed throughout the Kansas City area. Ulmer earned a master's degree in fine art from the Kansas City Art Institute. In 2006...
Artist Is Home to Display Paintings
File containing a photo and biographical article about Ferdinand Warren, a Kansas City Art Institute graduate, native of Independence, and former artist for the Kansas City Star Magazine in the 1920s.
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.
Artist Makes her Mark in Vivid Colors
August 14, 1985
Artist Anabella Pena, or "Uxmal," has painted Maya-themed murals in places such as Plaza de Ninos and the Ruiz Branch of Kansas City Public Library. She also works with young people, training them in arts...
Artist Offers Fanciful Cure for Art's Ills
Biographical article about William Fuhri, a Kansas City artist with drawings and paintings exhibited in New York galleries, in a style similar to Rembrandt's, with illustration.
Artist Sketches Lessons of Life
File containing a photo and biographical article about Chester Starks, an artist and Kansas City health inspector since World War II. Creator of a locally well-known public restroom poster for the city...
Artist Takes Bite Out of Hunger
November 19, 2009
Review of artist Jennifer Boe's "How to Cook a Wolf" exhibition at Rockhurst University's Greenlease Gallery. Boe uses several mediums and themes of hunger and meat cuts "to relate a narrative about confronting...
Artist Unveils Mural Depicting Life on Troost Avenue
September 8-14, 2006
Brief article reporting the unveiling of artist Alexander Austin's mural at 31st Street and Troost Avenue, depicting the history of the area.
Artist Was Always Available to Listen
July 14, 2008
The "Remembrances" section contains a tribute to local glass artist Gary E. Smith of Prairie Village who died June 28, 2008, at the age of 54. He came from a family of glassmakers who started and still...
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