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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Public Institution
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111-1873
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Opening hours:
Tu, We, Th  10:00-16:00
Fr  10:00-21:00
Sa  10:00-17:00
Su  12:00-17:00

to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Andy Warhol  1
Robert Rauschenberg  13
Marcel Duchamp  29
Carl Andre  42
Max Ernst  65

to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
David Douglas Duncan  6606 3
James McNeill Whistler  1358 3

to top Institution's artists also shown at:
  Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), USA 242 45
  Pace Gallery - NY, USA 178 25
  Leo Castelli Gallery, USA 159 14
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 118 47
  Paula Cooper Gallery, USA 114 13

 Public exhibitions   4
19.11. - 19.03. (in 23 days)
  Solo showMultitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

19.11. - 19.03. (in 23 days)
  Solo showJanet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet

15.09. - 31.12. (still more than 2 months)
  Solo showCuba Bound: Photographs by Jesse A. Fernández

23.07. - 31.12. (still more than 2 months)
  Solo showNick Cave: Property
Foundation year: 1933
Ansel Adams  1902-1984, US
Carl Andre  1935, US
Ron Arad  1951, IL
George N. Barnard  1819-1902, US
Mathew Brady  1823-1896, US
Constantin Brancusi  1876-1957, RO
Agnolo Bronzino  1503-1572, IT
Coosje van Bruggen  1942-2009, NL
Deborah Butterfield  1949, US
Gustave Caillebotte  1848-1894, FR
Alexander Calder  1898-1976, US
Caravaggio  1571-1610, IT
Jean Siméon Chardin  1699-1779, FR
Giorgio de Chirico  1888-1978, IT
Lucas Cranach the Elder  1472-1553, DE
Gohar Dashti  1980, IR
Eugène Delacroix  1798-1863, FR
Richard Diebenkorn  1922-1993, US
Kees van Dongen  1877-1968, NL
Marcel Duchamp  1887-1968, FR
David Douglas Duncan  1916, US
Max Ernst  1891-1976, DE
Richard Estes  1936, US
Walker Evans  1903-1975, US
Francis Frith  1822-1898, UK
Thomas Gainsborough  1727-1788, UK
Alberto Giacometti  1901-1966, CH
Adolph Gottlieb  1903-1974, US
El Greco  1541-1614, GR
Juan Gris  1887-1927, ES
Beate Gütschow  1970, DE
Duane Hanson  1925-1996, US
Tom Huck  1971, US
Donald Judd  1928-1994, US
Wassily Kandinsky  1866-1944, RU
Jun Kaneko  1942, JP
Anish Kapoor  1954, IN
Ellsworth Kelly  1923-2015, US
Franz Kline  1910-1962, US
Willem de Kooning  1904-1997, NL, US
Claude Lorrain  1600-1682, FR
Kerry James Marshall  1955, US
Duane Michals  1932, US
Henry Moore  1898-1986, UK
Elizabeth Murray  1940-2007, US
Isamu Noguchi  1904-1988, US
Emil Nolde  1867-1956, DE
Claes Oldenburg  1929, SE, US
Jackson Pollock  1912-1956, US
Martin Puryear  1941, US
Robert Rauschenberg  1925-2008, US
Ad Reinhardt  1913-1967, US
Sebastiano Ricci  1659-1714, IT
Alexander Ross  1960, US
Mark Rothko  1903-1970, US
Alison Saar  1956, US
Kay Sage  1898-1963, US
Joël Shapiro  1941, US
David Smith  1906-1965, US
Alfred Stieglitz  1864-1946, US
Bernardo Strozzi  1581-1644, IT
Mark di Suvero  1933, US
Titian  1489-1576, IT
Raïssa Venables  1977, US
Andy Warhol  1928-1987, US
Tom Wesselmann  1931-2004, US
Edward Weston  1886-1958, US
Andrew Wyeth  1917-2009, US
 Previous Exhibitions   93
  Group showUnconventional Clay: Engaged in Change

Description Group showThrough the Lens: Visions of African American Experience, 1950-1970
  Solo showAmerican Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
  Solo showRising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College
  Solo showEmmet Gowin: Photographs
  Solo showPhilip Haas: The Four Seasons
  Solo showFerran Adrià: Notes on Creativity
  Group showAmerican Soldier

  Solo showPiranesi: Imaginative Spaces
  Solo showStone and Mist: Chinese Landscape Photography by Michael Cherney
  Solo showAcross the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867-68
  Solo showTom Price - Presence & Absence
  Solo showThomas Hart Benton - Benton in Black and White: Lithographs

  Group showEchoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists
  Group showAbout Face: Contemporary Portraiture
  Group showFrida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico

  Solo showDürer to Tiepolo: Works on Paper
  Solo showMaria and the Pueblo Pottery Tradition
  Solo showTerry Evans
  Solo showBonjour Picasso!
  Solo showGoya/Chagoya
  Solo showThe Future of Yesterday
  Solo showJames Abbott McNeill Whistler
  Solo showFine Lines
  Solo showTimothy H. O’Sullivan
  Solo showUrban and Rural
  Group showAbstraction: From A to B
  Solo showThe Starr Miniature Collection: Individual Representations
  Solo showThe Raft

  Solo showThe Photographs of Brett Weston
  Solo showJosé Guadalupe Posada
  Solo showAult on Paper
  Solo showMichael Wolgemut
  Group showLives on Hold
  Solo showThe Starr Miniature
  Solo showTown and Country
  Solo showHeavens
  Solo showA Variety of Approaches
  Solo showMonet’s Water Lilies
  Solo showGeorge Caleb Bingham
  Solo showMartin Schongauer
  Solo showAmy Greenfield
  Solo showCao Fei
  Solo showThe Art of Advertising
  Solo showJohn Smart
  Solo showRay K. Metzker

  Solo showAkio Takamori
  Solo showThe Human Body
  Solo showLabor and Leisure
  Solo showClare Twomey: Forever
  Solo showRomancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection
  Solo showThe Splendor of Liturgical Objects
  Solo showWang Gai
Description Group showThinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City
  Solo showSolitary: Alienation in Modern Life
  Solo showEdward Steichen: In High Fashion: The Condé Nast Years 1923-1937
  Group showVenice. 3 Visions in Glass—Cristiano Bianchin, Yoichi Ohira and Laura de Santillana
  Group showElectromediascope Winter 2010: Shifting Frames of Reference

Description Solo showWithout Place—Without Time—Without Body
  Group showHide & Seek: Picturing Childhood
  Solo showElectromediascope Fall 2009: Selected Works of Steina and Woody Vasulka
  Solo showBeloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh
  Solo showGeorge Segal: Street Scenes
  Solo showThe Photographs of Homer Page: The Guggenheim Year, New York, 1949-50

  Solo showResting Places Living Things: Designs by Michael Cross
  Solo showRestoration: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
  Group showHuman/Nature: Recent European Landscape Photography
  Solo showSiah Armajani: Dialogue with Democracy
  Group showIn the Public Eye: Photography and Fame
  Solo showAmerican Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh

  Group showTapping Currents: Contemporary African Art and the Diaspora
  Group showTime in the West: Photographs by Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe and Mark Ruwedel
  Solo showHarry Callahan
  Group showManet to Matisse
  Solo showKiki Smith: Constellation

  Solo showNew Media Projects: William Kentridge

  Solo showFrederick Sommer – A Centennial Celebration

  Solo showMarsden Hartley

  Solo showUrsula von Rydingsvard

  Solo showJoel Shapiro - outdoors
  Solo showNancy Graves - excavations in print

  Solo showWhistler - prosaic views, poetic vision

  Group showFiguratively speaking - drawings by seven artists

  Solo showGerhard Richter. Horizons

  Solo showOdd Nerdrum
  Solo showEllsworth Kelly - works on paper

  Solo showPicasso : aquatints

  Solo showThe photographs of Gordon Parks

  Group showConstructivism and the Geometric Tradition: Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection

  Solo showTom Wesselmann - the early years : collages 1959-1962

  Solo showNevelson: Wood Sculptures

  Solo showAuguste Rodin: An Exhibition of Sculptures and Drawings

  Solo showThe Private World of Pablo Picasso
Last update: 12 August 2016
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