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'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...
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.
39th and Main
View facing northwest of the intersection of 39th and Main. The buildings between 3822 and 3850 Main are pictured here; architect Dean Graves received an award for his work in their restoration.
49-63 Neighborhood Fountain
Neighborhood fountain located at 58th and Lydia. Will Nettleship received an award for his work designing this fountain.
8880 Ward Parkway Building
View of the 8880 Ward Parkway Building. The architecture firm HNTB received an award for design of this building, which successfully resolves issues related to small site.
A Brand-New Glow
July 27, 2007
A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...
Andre's Swiss Pastry Shop
Frontal view, facing southwest, of Andre's Swiss Pastry Shop, located at 5018 Main Street. Urban Architects, Inc. was awarded for its imaginative store front designs and assistance in remodeling the parking...
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 Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding
July 11, 2006
In "The Watchdog" column is featured some of the large sculpture pieces on the grounds of Kansas City International Airport. These pieces known as "Three Figures/Fifteen Elements" by artist Joel Shapiro...
Arts World Mourns a Champion
August 15, 2010
Richard Nadeau who died August 5, 2010, "is remembered as 'a crazy, eccentric, wonderful fighter' for real art." Article includes a picture of Nadeau and one of the many artworks given to the Spencer Museum...
Campus of Avila College, 11901 Wornall Road. Angus McCallum and Associates received an award for integrated architectural design, scale, and site planning for their work on these buildings.
Barry Miller Residence
Full frontal view of the residence of Barry Miller, located at 1610 W. 47th Street. Miller received an award for his design of this home.
H. Roe Bartle Exhibition Hall, designed by Dwight Horner. View of the intersection of 13th Street and Central Avenue, facing southwest.
Full frontal view of the Jerry Berkowitz residence, located at 855 Rockwell Lane. Tom McCoy, of McCoy, Hutchinson, Stone, Architects, received an award for his design of this home.
Bicentennial Water Windmill
View of a water windmill, located at 2928 N.E. 43rd Street, painted in honor of the United States Bicentennial. Owner Robert Jones, who decorated the windmill himself, received an award for his spontaneous...
Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect
Biography of George Van Millett (1864-1953), Artist
View of BMA Tower, located at 31st and Southwest Trafficway, facing northwest. Architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill received an award for architectural excellence for their design of the building.
Bring on the Lightning
Article discusses public perceptions of art in response to Kansas City's "One Percent for Art" Program. The program commissions artists for public art in Kansas City.
View facing northwest of the entrance to the Bunker Building, 820 Baltimore Ave. Architect Kenneth M. Frashier received an award for his work on the building's restoration.
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