Kansas City Sculpture Park http://kcur.org en The Nelson's Kansas City Sculpture Park Renamed For Donald Hall http://kcur.org/post/nelsons-kansas-city-sculpture-park-renamed-donald-hall <p>The <a href="http://www.nelson-atkins.org/art/KCSP/Interactive/index.cfm">Kansas City Sculpture Park</a>, the more than two dozen sculptures outside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, opened in 1989. In honor of the park’s 25<sup>th</sup> anniversary in 2014, the museum will change the park’s name to reflect its roots. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:49:23 +0000 Laura Spencer 34866 at http://kcur.org The Nelson's Kansas City Sculpture Park Renamed For Donald Hall Visitors Vote on Scumak to Add to NAMA's Collection http://kcur.org/post/visitors-vote-scumak-add-namas-collection <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfc6e50338e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfc6e50338e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfc6e50338e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-983390.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Acquiring new art for a museum's permanent collection can be a complex, and sometimes political process. When the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art found out they'd be able to keep three of New York-based artist Roxy Paine's Scumak sculptures, they decided to open up the decision to the public.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:32:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2283 at http://kcur.org Visitors Vote on Scumak to Add to NAMA's Collection Roxy Paine's 'Ferment' at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art http://kcur.org/post/roxy-paines-ferment-nelson-atkins-museum-art <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfc415f0486-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfc415f0486-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfc415f0486-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-971841.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The elaborately crafted Roxy Paine sculpture called <i>Ferment</i> resembles a 56-foot tall stainless steel tree. It's a new addition to the sculpture park at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KCUR's Laura Spencer takes a look at the New York-based artist's connections to Kansas City and the two-week installation process.</p> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 19:03:00 +0000 2239 at http://kcur.org Roxy Paine's 'Ferment' at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art