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Provocative performances returning to Wichita art gallery & other Kansas Art News 1-1-17

Provocative performances returning to Wichita art gallery –

The gallery – known for its experimental, multidisciplinary programming – begins its third annual Theatre Thursdays program this week. Every Thursday through Saturday in March, Fisch Haus hosts some sort of performing arts event at the gallery, 524 S.

Henry Bloch on his paintings’ new home at Nelson-Atkins: ‘They look fabulous’ –

Critics and connoisseurs will get their say on the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in due time. The only opinion that matters right now is that of Henry Bloch. The 94-year-old Kansas City philanthropist and founder of H&R Block …Henry Bloch ‘S Masterpieces Collection to Go on Display at Nelson-Atkins MeuseumJewish Business Newsall 3 news articlesᅠ»

Masterpieces created by famous artists to go on display in new gallery at Nelson-Atkins

More than two dozen paintings created by some of the great masters of Impressionism will soon go on display in a newly renovated wing at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. The museum gave media a sneak peek this morning of the renovatedᅠ…Sneak peak at the new exhibit at Nelson-Atkins Museum of ArtKSHBall 5 news articlesᅠ»

Local glass artists unite for First Friday show at KC studio

Last fall, someone on Facebook posted a question to Tyler Kimball, owner of Monarch Glass Studio. The person wanted to know the names of some Kansas City glass artists. A native Kansas Citian, Kimball named several. Others chimed in with more.

Jerry Nerman, contemporary art patron, dies at 97

“It’s fun, it’s exciting,” Jerry Nerman said of art collecting in a 2002 story in The Kansas City Star. “Some people collect homes, boats or airplanes. We collect art.” It began with a small painting of the Champs-Elysees in Paris that Nerman acquired …

Shea butter, soap, books: Rashid Johnson’s life becomes raw art at Kemper Museum

“Hail We Now Sing Joy,” the big, brash, poetic new exhibit by Rashid Johnson at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, is both a living oasis and a platform for themes of angst and violence. Eschewing traditional artist materials, Johnson mixes soap,ᅠ…

 

 

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