Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Local High Society Worries: Will Billionaire NextGen Sustain Kansas City Arts?!?!

The iconic, richer than God old school passed this year and their departure leaves local funding for future endeavors in question. Great insight from this artsy mag that lives and dies by arts scene generosity. Read more:

As an Older Generation Passes, Who Will Carry on Their Legacy of Art Philanthropy? - KC STUDIO

Marc Wilson, the former director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, recalls a pivotal conversation that occurred at a meeting of museum supporters in the 1990s. "We were completely out of space, and were setting out to build the Bloch Building," Wilson said. "Morton Sosland turned to Don Hall Sr.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Well if recent art is any example, little to no support. Triggered lesbian poets, blue jeans nailed to walls and stone walls disrupting traffic, eh no art here

Anonymous said...

Transgender Storytelling Hours are far more culturally productive so the Nelson needs to get with the program(ing)

Hyperblogal said...

Bequeath me and I will help.

Anonymous said...

Have to agree with @6:17 if, by "recent" he means anything created after the endless 1970s Ourbourian cycle of repetition and "artistic masturbation" destroyed innovation in American Art.

Anonymous said...

Art use to be done by artists, just like only smart kids went to college. In todays namby pamby wirld everyone can be anything even if they suck.

Anonymous said...

You bigots don't really wait for an excuse to spew your nazi vomit.