Catherine Futter

Visual Arts
5:00 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Innovation The Key To World's Fair Exhibition

The Crystal Palace from the northeast from Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, published 1854.
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The first World’s Fair was held in London in 1851. It's a tradition that continues today; Expo 2012 takes place May 12 - August 12 in South Korea.

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6:00 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

Nelson-Atkins' Design Competition Aims At Innovation

London's Serpentine Gallery commissions temporary pavilions from internationally acclaimed architects. This pavilion, designed by Frank Gehry, was built in 2008.

From the Ferris wheel to the ice cream cone, some pretty influential things have been unveiled at World's Fairs. For Kansas City, even an upcoming exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art featuring World's Fair fare is getting some local designers and  architects excited.

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