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"Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great
Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...
"The Main Event" Statue
View of "The Main Event" bullrider sculpture located at the southwest corner of 49th and Main in Kansas City. The Board of Trade building is in the background.
''Boy and Goat'' (Sculpture)
''Boy and Goat'' sculpture, by Genrignani, in the pergola at the Edward H. Witte residence, 1243 W. 59th St. Witte was president of the Witte Engine Works.
'Bird's Return to the Vine
Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...
'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....
'Last Supper' Finds Home: Sculpture in Image of Famous Painting Comes Back to KC Church
September 16, 2000
News about the new "permanent home at Country Club Christian Church" for the sculpture of "The Last Supper," by sculptor Domenic Zappia, dying in 1964, about two years after finishing the sculpture, "the...
'Wagon Master' Gift of Nichols Family
Short article describing the statue on Ward Parkway near Wornall Road, of a wagon train traveler, donated by the Nichols family.
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"...
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."...
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...
A Dichotomy of Human Experience and the Unnoticed
Review of painting and sculpture show at the Old Post Office Gallery.
A Huge Job in Ceramics
Photo and article about the "[h]eroic masks of comedy and tragedy, said to be the largest ceramics [sic] pieces ever fired in this country" completed for placement in "the University of Kansas City Playhouse."...
A Map for Understanding the World
Review of sculpture show at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design.
A New Bartle
Special Souvenir Edition of the Kansas City Star marking the newly expanded convention center. Articles include elevations and floor plans, construction views and installation of sculpture on roof. Also...
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 Place For Peace: Sculpture, Fountain Symbolize Growing Importance of United Nations
April 30, 2003
Review of the dedication of the United Nations Peace Plaza in Independence on April 25, 2003. The sculpture of a girl with arms outstretched releasing a dove was designed by Tom Corbin. "The girl serves...
A Sculptor Builds a Playground
Photos and article about "the new playground park at 27th and Madison" Streets in Kansas City, designed by local sculptor Dale Eldred in 1962 (interviewed by fellow sculptor Richard Hollander) after resignation...
A Special Day
July 26, 2008
A statue of Buck O'Neil was unveiled Friday, July 25, 2008, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. "The depiction is of Buck's later years, maybe his 70s. He's wearing...
A Street and City of Resurrected Dreams
Discusses the implementation of several sculptures along Central Avenue from 10th to 14th Street as part of the KC150 celebration, and the unveiling of a Donald Lipski sculpture outside the Poindexter...
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...
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