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Ford, Susan Jezak
'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.
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
A Brushstroke of Genius
Article describes the life and work of Ernst Ulmer, a Kansas painter educated at the Kansas City Art Institute. Ulmer's work is influenced by artists such as George Bellows, George Caleb Bingham, and Mary...
A New Space For Art
August 8, 2006
Captioned photograph showing the installation of the sculpture "Rusted Spur" by the artist Stretch. This piece and five others are displayed in a field near 44th and Main streets in Kansas City. This has...
A Spray of Promise
February 17, 2011
Art review of the newly opened Spray Booth Gallery that occupies a back room accessible only through the new Volker Bicycles at 18th and Wyandotte streets. The initiatior of the gallery, Andrew Lyles,...
A Warm Tribute to Thomas Hart Benton
February 20, 2011
Color picture of the bronze sculpture of Thomas Hart Benton on the campus of the Art Institute wearing a sweater knitted by Ashley Lugo, a student majoring in fiber. The piece was cast by Charles Banks...
Animal Life Painter in Pleasant Diversion
February 7, 1958
Photo and article about Kansas City artist William McKim, who specialized in wildlife paintings. McKim, a native of Independence, Mo., was an instructor at the Kansas City Art Institute and 1940 graduate....
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...
Another View of Art in the Americas
Interview with artist Juan Ormaza, who also serves as a teacher at the Kansas City Art Institute.
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
Art and Artists: Kansas City Students Excel in Exhibitions
Photo and biographical article about Fred Merida, a "junior at the Kansas City Art Institute" and artist exhibiting at the Library of Congress coming to Kansas City from Indianapolis "as winner of the...
Art and Artists: Needle on Electric Razor Becomes Sculpture Tool
Photo and biographical article about Julius Schmidt, "chairman of the sculpture department of the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design," using electric razors for his sculptures.
Art and Artists: Vivid Meaning in a Role of Painter and Teacher
Biographical article about "nationally recognized artist" Ross Braught, "the senior member of the fine arts faculty at the Kansas City Art Institute," with paintings in "the Nelson Gallery of Art, the...
Art and Science: A Da Vinci Detective Story
In 1920, Kansas natives Harry and Andree Hahn attempted to sell the painting of La Belle Ferroniere by Leonardo da Vinci to the Kansas City Art Institute for a reported sum of $225,000 to $250,000. However,...
Art for the Ages
Architect Moshe Safdie enlists students from the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) to design and paint murals in the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in the Proscenium Theatre box seating area....
Art in a Mid-West Center
General description of the founding of the museum and nearby "the new home of the Kansas City Art Institute."
Art in the Loop
January 19, 2005
Article features an interview with Kate Hackman, project director for the Art in the Loop which is a new program that will fund works of art to be produced by Kansas City Art Institute faculty or alumni...
Art in the Loop Unveils First Project - Uplifted Arms
December 1, 2005
The Art in the Loop Project, "a partnership of Downtown Council of Kansas City, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Kansas City Art Institute and Kansas City Municipal Art Commission" has unveiled...
Art Institute Honors Pryor
July 13-19, 2007
The Kansas City Art Institute has established a scholarship fund in the name of Leonard Pryor, a former art instructor at Lincoln High School and academic dean at the Art Institute. Pryor was the first...
Art Prowess Pays Off: Scholarship to Paris Awarded to Jack Henderson
Biographical article about Jack Henderson, a Kansas City artist residing at 3608 Locust Street, awarded an art scholarship "at the Ecole Beaux Arts in Paris," France, after graduating from the Kansas City...
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