On our last visit, we saw the North American and Arts and Crafts collections of the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City, MO. This blog will preview the European, Asian and other items of interest.
Walking up to the museum you come to the Sculpture Park featuring Philips Haas’s The Four Seasons, 3-dimensional interpretations of the Italian Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s portrait series of the same name:
There is a good collection of over-the-top European furniture:
Some Asian furniture:
It is a very handsome building as well:
Here is something unique to the Nelson Atkins, shuttlecocks:
I don’t know if it’s art but they must have gotten a good price. They bought lots of them.
HERE is an article about the Shuttlecocks and their restoration.
And click HERE to see the rest of my images from the Nelson Atkins.
Things are quieting down a bit so blogs should be coming more frequently.