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November 18, 2011
Article about a 100-year-old portrait of Bishop John J. Hogan painted by James L. Fitzgibbon.
'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...
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."...
40 Years Ago
File containing a biographical article about Waldo Wallis, a former Kansas Citian with paintings "exhibited in the Salon d'Automne in Paris."
A 'Final Countdown'
June 29, 2006
The new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will open on June 16, 2007. The addition is a 165,000-square-feet glass and steel structure designed by Steven Holl. The inaugural exhibitions...
A Form of Journaling
Article discusses the abstract paintings of Curtis Simmons who also works as project designer and associate architect for BNIM Architects. His design of an "ellipse of dichroic filtered film on glass"...
A Foundation for Creativity
April 10, 2011
The 2011 award winners of grants from Charlotte Street Foundation include Peggy Noland, Ricky Allman, and Andy Brayman. Works from the three are pictured: Noland's Crossroads boutique "with outlandish...
A Garage Is the Studio for a Popular Young Artist
Photo and biographical article about Melissa Howell, a painter with the pseudonym of "G. Howell" and "the wife of William Morgan Howell, 7208 Santa Fe drive, Overland Park," Kansas. Description of the...
A Natural Yin and Yang
October 16, 2011
Review of exhibition at Dolphin Gallery of works by Jim Leedy (14 paintings and ceramics) and "toned photographs" by Philip Heying featuring unpopulated landscapes. Includes pictures of Leedy's "Continuum...
A Place Called Soulard: For Two Hundred Years More than a Market
History and description of the Soulard Farmer's Market area in downtown Saint Louis, celebrating its centennial, established in 1779, with reproduced paintings.
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 Study of Cartridges for Military Shoulder Weapons
Two copies of a large table of military weapon ammunition information, with various types of cartridges from around the world. 24 x 37 in. Donated to the Missouri Valley Room of the Kansas City Public...
A Tiny Renoir Began Impressive Obsession
June 3, 2007
Article spotlighting the personal collection of French Impressionist paintings of Henry and Marion Bloch. For the last 35 years the Blochs have acquired works from such artists as Manet, Monet, Renior...
Abstract But Entertaining
April 17, 2008
Art review of John Ochs' exhibit of abstract works of shellac on wood panel, canvas, and paper showing at the Jan Weiner Gallery. Includes photograph of "Standing Behind" (2008).
Achelous and Hercules
Unframed color print reproduction (44 in. x 14 in.) of Thomas Hart Benton's "Achelous and Hercules" mural. The original 24-foot mural was done in tempura and oil on canvas in 1947. It was purchased in...
Action Before Westport, 1864
Paintings of battlefields and photos of generals and strategic houses.
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...
Al Agnew Combines Nature with Art
Article about naturalist painter Al Agnew with biographical information and photos and descriptions of his paintings of outdoor scenes, especially of animals and the Ozarks.
Albert Bushnell, Minister
Undated portrait, retouched with charcoal and ink, of Rev. Albert Bushnell, D. D. sitting at a table with an open book. On the front, lower right, signature of photographer, "Studebaker/911 Grand/KC."...
Alexander Franklin (Frank) James
Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...
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