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Visual Arts

Kansas City Art Institute students use steamroller in printmaking process

Kansas City Art Institute students used a 1,500-pound steamroller during a public printmaking session Friday morning in the parking lot of Lead Bank in the Kansas City Crossroads at 1801 Main St. KCAI students from professor Miguel Rivera’s printmaking class used the steamroller as part of the engraving process. Lead Bank will host a First Fridays celebration May 6 where the public can view the new printmaking installation.

House & Home

Arts group documents grassroots works

Formerly based in Lawrence, the Kansas Grassroots Arts Center is now in Lucas, Kan., known for the Garden of Eden, a home and garden featuring concrete biblical and political characters, created by S.P. Dinsmoor in the early 1900s.

World

Florence tries virtual vandalism to supplant the real thing

For years, officials in Florence, Italy, have tried to discourage graffiti, but the urge to generate the declarations of eternal love, political slogans, spontaneous feelings and frustrations or other musings, it seems, is a powerful instinct, difficult to tame. So the officials have decided to try a digital solution to their age-old problem, starting with Giotto’s bell tower, the Campanile.

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Local city halls open art galleries, boost culture

Mini-art galleries in local city halls are part of a growing scene that partners hard-working volunteers dedicated to the idea that art makes living better with governments in small municipalities that understand that art also makes economic sense. Prominent examples are the art galleries in the city halls in Prairie Village and Liberty.

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Anne Lindberg, "in tandem"

Artist Anne Lindberg describes her new graphite pencil drawings in the solo show "in tandem" at Haw Contemporary through June 11.
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