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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Splendors of Japanese Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
January 31st - December 1st
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We are all familiar with the beauty and reliability of modern Japanese design—be it a Nikon camera, a Nintendo Wii or a Honda Accord, but we rarely consider where these ideas came from. The Japanese developed their design style over centuries by adapting artistic ideas from China, but also Korea and other cultures. This gallery showcases a sampling of Japanese art and design: sculptures, ceramics,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Living with the Spirits: Decorating Homes in Traditional China

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
January 21st - July 20th
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During festivals and seasonal occasions in China, family members select brightly colored prints to display on their doors, windows, walls and furniture. These prints, called New Year pictures (nianhua), heighten the cheerful holiday feeling. More than decoration, they represent cultural and spiritual values. They depict positive images of deities that protect the family, emblems of good fortune a...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Starr Miniature Collection: Masterworks in Miniature

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
February 26th - August 24th
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From ancient sculpture to framed paintings, portraits reflect the human desire to capture a person's likeness. While large paintings are not very portable, portrait miniatures provide a convenient way to keep images of loved ones close at hand. Before photography, portrait miniatures were so popular that many artists specialized in the genre. The Starr Miniature collection is comprised more than...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Thomas Hart Benton: Benton in Black and White

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
May 21st - February 15th, 2015
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The year 2014 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Missouri native and Kansas City resident Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975). Part of a city–wide celebration, this installation presents four decades of Benton's lithographs and highlights his dedication to telling the many stories that shape our national narrative. Prints held a particular attraction for Benton. The relative affordabi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Caricature, Fashion and Fantasy

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
June 18th - December 14th
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This group of prints and drawings, chiefly from the 16th to 18th centuries, encompasses a broad span of social comment from caricatures to documentary realism. Various levels of society are represented: carousing peasants, ladies of fashion, celebrities or anonymous adolescents. Some examples are complex, offering thinly veiled criticism of religious or secular institutions, while others represent th...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Revealing a Hidden Treasure: A Jain Shrine from India

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
June 20th - May 31st, 2015
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Acquired in 1932, this ornately carved and painted shrine spent the next 70 years in storage at the Nelson-Atkins. Before it could go on exhibition, conservators spent over a year cleaning, conserving and studying the shrine. The results of their work are presented in "Revealing a Hidden Treasure: A Jain Shrine from India."   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tom Price: Presence & Absence

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
June 20th - January 4th, 2015
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Explore the mysterious and beautiful world of Presence & Absence. Beginning with unexpected materials and dramatic installations, English artist Tom Price intrigues and delights. Presence & Absence displays new work, created specifically for the Nelson-Atkins, in Price's first major US solo exhibition. Inspired by the volcanic ash encrusted body casts found in the ancient city of Pompeii followi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Highlights from the Collection of The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art    united states
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.751.1278
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/welcome/ind...
July 2nd - February 22nd, 2015
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During the renovation of the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures building, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is pleased to present a selection of room settings, ceramics, furniture and silver from their collection.Highlights from the Collection will be on view throughout the Nelson-Atkins. Contemporary miniatures are carefully created works of art. Artists research, study and replicate full-size...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Coventry Open 2014

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum    united kingdom
Jordan Well
Coventry CV1 5QP , United Kingdom
+44 247.683.2386
http://www.theherbert.org/
June 7th - July 13th
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The exhibition is an inspiring showcase of creative talent, featuring new work by West Midlands and Warwickshire artists.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
June 14th - September 7th
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Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist is the first retrospective of the American artist’s paintings in two decades. Archibald John Motley Jr. (1891–1981) is one of the most significant yet least known twentieth-century artists, despite the continued broad appeal of his paintings. Many of his most important portraits and cultural scenes remain in private collections and few museums have...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lone Star Portraits

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
May 13th - May 17th, 2015
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Ever since Leonardo da Vinci created his celebrated Mona Lisa, artists have tried to paint portraits as distinctive as this Renaissance masterpiece. See how Texas artists established their own portrait tradition in this installation that pairs artists’ self-portraits with those of their close friends, relatives, and colleagues. Featuring works by some of the state’s most important artists of...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Grant Wood, John Atherton, Joe Jones, John Rogers Cox: No Place Like Home: American Scene Painting in the Sinquefield Collection

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
May 10th - October 19th
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This exhibition features a selection of twenty paintings from the private collection of Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield, a St. Louis couple devoted to art of the American Midwest made between the World Wars. With distinctive tastes and discerning eyes, the Sinquefields have built an extraordinary collection that conveys the importance of this region in the national story of American art. The exhibitio...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alfred Stieglitz: The Art of Photogravure

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
May 10th - October 19th
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This display of ten, rare large-format photogravures by Alfred Stieglitz showcases the creative process of an artist. These exquisite versions of some of Stieglitz’s most important photographs were in his private collection at the time of his death. They reveal how the artist tested inks and papers in his efforts to best relay the beauty of the world and his vision. The exhibition is drawn fr...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Enriching the Collection: Gifts from Joan and John Richardson

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
April 19th - August 17th
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This past year Joan and John Richardson, longtime patrons of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, generously gifted seventeen works on paper to the museum’s permanent collection. This gift encompasses an array of prints and drawings by a diverse group of American artists who worked in different time periods and different regions across the country. From an exquisite early twentieth-century li...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kathy Sherman Suder: Underground

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
March 15th - August 17th
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Photographer Kathy Sherman Suder gained international acclaim in 2004 for her poetic, oversized color close-ups of men boxing. Now she returns with an intimate sonnet to urban transit. The culmination of more than six years of photographing people riding the subways of London, New York, and Tokyo, this exhibition of twelve oversized works, reflects a symphony of performance. On Suder’s confined st...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Benito Huerta: Axis Mundi v.2

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art    united states
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
817.738.1933
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
February 25th - January 11th, 2015
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Local artist Benito Huerta strives to expand the boundaries of art by creating works that are symbolic, interactive, and relevant to viewers. Having completed many public art commissions, such as designs for Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin, and serving as professor and director/curator for the Gallery at University of Texas at...   [more]



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