Byron Cohen

9:29 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Remembering The Kansas Citians We Lost In 2013

Longtime Kansas City journalist and KCUR talk show host, Walt Bodine, died this year at the age of 92.
Credit KCUR

As 2013 comes to a close, we remember some of the local public figures who died this year. This list is by no means exhaustive, but recognizes some of the most prominent people who were lost in the philanthropic, arts and media communities of the Kansas City region.

As always, share your comments (or additions to the list) below.

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Visual Arts
1:49 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Collector And Gallerist Byron Cohen Dies At 72

Byron Cohen, in front of one of Deng Wushu's works, at the Byron C. Cohen Gallery, 2009.
Laura Spencer KCUR

Kansas City gallery owner, art consultant and collector Byron C. Cohen died Friday morning. He was 72.

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Visual Arts
1:59 pm
Fri June 5, 2009

Byron Cohen Presents Works from China Through the Eyes of a Child

Deng Wushu, Through the Eyes of a Child No. 1, 2008, oil on canvas, 7?3? x 9?10?

Sales of Chinese-made clothes, electronics and toys have fallen off a cliff in the last couple of years. But the global recession has only cooled the red-hot Chinese art market. Last year, 11 of the world's top 20 best-selling artists were Chinese.

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