The Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography, still in the process of attaining not-for-profit status, is currently one of the most promising new art organizations in the city. Only two years old, KCSCP has already organized seven exhibitions for its artist members in such well-established venues as the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, the Leedy-Voulkos Art […]
Politicians . . . passed a bill that would put taxpayers on the hook . . . to build and run a conservatory for dancers and art students. I’m ready to fight them on this . . . You know who would have to pay that bill? You. Missouri families. I think that’s wrong.” — […]
When “the writing is on the wall,” it usually indicates the end. For the Boston Camerata, it was just the beginning. The phrase comes from the Biblical story of Daniel, when mysterious writing appears to a corrupt leader, an omen of his demise, and has been used on countless politicians since. The ensemble performs their new interpretation of “The Play of Daniel” (c. 1200) on Jan. 19 at Grace and Holy Trinity, presented by the Friends of Chamber Music.
With large public construction projects in the pipeline, the Johnson County Commission on Nov. 2 voted to cut funding for public art designed to enhance such projects. The commission’s action reduces the public art funding cap for a new county courthouse from $1 million to $500,000, and caps all funding for future public art projects […]
Step into the lobby of Lead Bank in the Crossroads Arts District and your eye will no doubt focus on “Woven Shades of Blue with Gold Triptych Art.” Lead Bank commissioned artist Debbie Barrett-Jones to create this artwork in January 2016. “A lot of people have supported me throughout the years, since I graduated 10 […]
Many people from Argentina are still haunted by the Dirty War that raged through the 1970s and ’80s. “The military took over the government, and anyone who was a threat was abducted, tortured, got rid of,” said Daiana Oneto, an Argentinian-born artist whose abstractions of bodies in the landscape revisit the fate of the 30,000 […]