painting http://kcur.org en Creativity Over Time: How Age Affects Artistic Careers http://kcur.org/post/creativity-over-time-how-age-affects-artistic-careers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday's </span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Central Standard</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we invited a variety of artists to discuss how their practice has evolved as they have moved from one stage of life to another. </span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:49:23 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Matt Hodapp 58542 at http://kcur.org Creativity Over Time: How Age Affects Artistic Careers The Nelson-Atkins' Art Conservator On What It's Like To Restore An El Greco http://kcur.org/post/nelson-atkins-art-conservator-what-its-restore-el-greco <p>Imagine spending a year – or more – restoring an artwork, trying to bring back the touch, or the brushstroke, of a master. That’s what Scott Heffley, senior conservator of paintings at the <a href="http://nelson-atkins.org/">Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art</a>, has been doing with an El Greco painting (ca. 1580-1585) called <em>The Penitent Magdalene</em>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Art and science do mix</strong></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:43:44 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 52091 at http://kcur.org The Nelson-Atkins' Art Conservator On What It's Like To Restore An El Greco Kansas City Artists Take Studio Break And Paint Outdoors http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-artists-take-studio-break-and-paint-outdoors <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Every Sunday for the last two years or so, a group of artists has been heading outside to capture the charm of Kansas City on their canvases. You might even see them, brush in hand, in the West Bottoms or at Longview Lake. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lauren Kirby 50815 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Artists Take Studio Break And Paint Outdoors Allan Winkler's Whimsical World http://kcur.org/post/allan-winklers-whimsical-world <p>Artist <a href="http://www.winklerart.com/">Allan Winkler</a>&rsquo;s whimsical paper and metal cut-outs of people and animals are instantly recognizable. A 1975 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, his style has been described as &quot;deliberately naïve.&quot; Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 20793 at http://kcur.org Allan Winkler's Whimsical World Citywide Picnic Celebration http://kcur.org/post/citywide-picnic-celebration <p>When was the last time you packed a basket and headed outside to dine with the ants and the cicadas? On this Thursday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>,</em> join us for a picnic. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 14:31:55 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 20890 at http://kcur.org Citywide Picnic Celebration Kemper ArtCast: Observational Expertise http://kcur.org/post/kemper-artcast-observational-expertise <div>In this interview, Kemper Museum Educator of School and Family Programs, Lauren Park, talks to exhibition artist Wilbur Niewald about the term &ldquo;plein air&rdquo; painting. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:45:55 +0000 Drew Bolton 16825 at http://kcur.org Kemper ArtCast: Observational Expertise Thomas Hart Benton: A Life http://kcur.org/post/thomas-hart-benton-life <p>If you’ve visited the Missouri State Capitol building you probably saw his work. If you’ve spent time in midtown, you might have driven by his house. If you’ve ever been a student at our art institute, you’ve studied in a place where he taught...until he lost the job.</p> <p>Today Justin Wolff, an assistant professor of art history at the University of Maine, talks about a Missouri native son: renowned painter Thomas Hart Benton.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:37:39 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Kathleen Pointer 15449 at http://kcur.org Thomas Hart Benton: A Life Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald http://kcur.org/post/kemper-artcast-interview-artist-wilbur-niewald <p>Kansas City artist Wilbur Niewald has been associated with the Kansas City Art Institute for 76 years, and claims it has changed, &ldquo;but not as much as you would imagine&hellip;it&#39;s always been like an oasis.&rdquo;&nbsp; In this Kemper ARTcast, Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, recently inducted President of the Kansas City Art Institute, asks Niewald about the changes in his painting over his career in conjunction with the <em>Wilbur Niewald: The Studio Portrait</em>, now on view at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:32:12 +0000 Drew Bolton 11158 at http://kcur.org Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald Top Of The Morning News: Friday, January 20, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-friday-january-20-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p>• Missouri House OKs Spending Limits<br /> • Charity Head Pleads Guilty To Fraud<br /> • Painting What He Sees</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:33:58 +0000 Maria Carter 11152 at http://kcur.org Wilbur Niewald: Painting What He Sees http://kcur.org/post/wilbur-niewald-painting-what-he-sees <p>Artist <a href="http://www.wilburniewald.com/">Wilbur Niewald</a>, professor emeritus of painting at the <a href="http://www.kcai.edu/">Kansas City Art Institute</a>, draws and paints from direct observation &ndash; what he sees around him.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 11093 at http://kcur.org Wilbur Niewald: Painting What He Sees Graffitti Serves the Law http://kcur.org/post/graffitti-serves-law <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ceae3b09795-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ceae3b09795-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ceae3b09795-"></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/kcur/local-kcur-943566.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 homeless are less visible around downtown Kansas City than in years' past. In his second part of a series , KCUR's Dan Verbeck went to the heart of the district and filed this account.</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 01:37:55 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7422 at http://kcur.org Graffitti Serves the Law Artist Wilbur Niewald Wins Guggenheim http://kcur.org/post/artist-wilbur-niewald-wins-guggenheim <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ceae2149010-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ceae2149010-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ceae2149010-"></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-695717.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 – Artist Wilbur Niewald, professor emeritus of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute, began his year-long<br /><a href="//www.gf.org/newfellow.html">Guggenheim</a> Fellowship on May 1.</p> Mon, 01 May 2006 13:20:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 882 at http://kcur.org Artist Wilbur Niewald Wins Guggenheim