Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 7, 1974 · Page 12
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 12

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 7, 1974
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12 · Norlhwwi Arkaniat TIMES, Wed., Aug. 7, 1974 : FAY1TTIVI1.1.1, AKKAN»A» . ,. Kansas City Follows } Adtice KANSAS CITY,' Mb. (AP) --: In 1880 an Indiana news paperman. Col.''William Rockhill Nelson, arrived-in this then rough-and-rowdy frontier city and decreed "the town must be made over. Today it haV'bcen. And the art gallery .that'bears his name has played'an important role in the transformation. If tlie-imposing and blustery colonel were around today he could enjoy the beauly of Monet's Boulevard DCS Capucincs. Paris, and the genius of 2500 B.C. China -- almost in the pain of the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails. He'd find Pelrus Chrislus's Madonna and Child, the Sacrifice of Abraham by Rubens, Camille Pissaro's I.e Jardin des MaUiurin, and what is 'often called the best Oriental art collection outside of mainland China. Heavy culture for a mid- American city once known pnly or its stockyards and,'jaiz I t s all a part of the Nelson Gailerj, founded in 1935 --'with a $13 million trust fund set up y the former editor of the Kansas . C i t y ' Evening .Star -but no 'art. ' ' Unlike similar institutions which started with a nusleaus collection said director Lau rence Sickman, ' the NeKon las been store bought in only 44 years.' 'Store buying." as Sickman calls it, has turned the Nelson into what by many to be considered the best bal- lery belween Chicago a n d ' Tokyo. Housed in its beautiful mansion on 20 acres of sprawling green in soul hKansas City is nearly $100 million in, American, European and Oriental art treasures. 1,100 PIECES Its collections include 1.100 pieces of English pottery in the Frank P. Burna collection -said to be the largest outside ol England There are 255 mm alure paintings m the Mr and Wrs Johr W Starr collection -- the largest private collection n the world according to Sick man, v 'The miniatures span the late 56th to the miU9th centuries and Include an almost, priceless sequence of miniature? by John Smart The entire second floor ^of the Kelson is taken by the Oriental collection^ purchased by Sickman and others at relatively low prices during the depression. It includes items dating to Sumorig of 30005 B.C. With it the Nelson can illustrate the entire Chinese culture from 2500 B.C. to the 19th century, the director explained There's also a vast Chinese painting collection that's so large its paintings must be ro lalcd and a classic Chinese fur nature collection that includes 11 pieces donated by Mrs. Ken neth A. Spencer, Kansas City's cst known patron of the arts In the galjerys efforts'to take Colonel Ifelson at hk w,qrd and/ make oyet Kansas CJty, he'pJelson has had to find a way around his aversipn to con cmporary ··art The crusading newspapermari^felt so strongly about it that-hes stipulated in his trust that the gallery could not purchase an artists work, until he had been dead for 30 years. , , The gallery's "Friends ot Art" have, however, provided the funds to give the gallerj the modern art of contemporary artists such as Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol and Mark Rothko -- but not alongside Titian, El Greco, Rembrandt and Van Gogh. As one of the Nelson's benefactors put it, "That would have been going too f a r ; -- especially in The Colonel's Gal- PRICES GOOD AUG. 7 - AUG. 10 OPEN 9 A.M.--CLOSED 9 P.M. located H*y. 71 N. AtroM from Uwi* Ford W« R«»rve the Right to limit Quantitiei. : No Dealer*, Pleo»el We Gladly Accept USDA Food Stamps .,. 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