Treasures of Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum Part II

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Kansas city’s Nelson-Atkins Art Museum has one of the finest collections of Asian art in the nation. The museum also house a large collection of native american art and art from every period. here are some examples

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dancing Shiva from the recreated Hindu temple
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Indian sculpture of a bathing woman
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Mask of the Buddha, India
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Ganesh sculpture India
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Guanyin statue China
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Lohan Bodhisattva China 
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Chinese Calligraphy 
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Arabic calligraphy 
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Zen Buddhist Altar Japan
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Winged Genie blessing date tree Mesopotamia 
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Chinese Temple guard
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Ceremonial Mask Aleutian Indian 
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Gold medallion Roman
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Sarcophagus featuring the Nine Muses Roman
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 Rodin Sculpture at the Roselle courtyard 
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The medieval cloister courtyard featuring medieval effigies 
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Armor from middle ages
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Gold Altarpiece from france
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Albrecht Bouts “Crowned Christ with thorns” 1490
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Bartolome Murillo  “the Immaculate Conception” 1670
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The Sonata 1895
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John Sergeant “Mrs Ceicil Wade” 1896 
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Degas “The Ballerina”
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Monet  “Boulevard Des Capuchines”
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Renoir “The flowered hat”

2 Replies to “Treasures of Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum Part II”

  1. Beautiful indeed. Globetrotting Grandpa at home. Love it. there are a lot more awesome places here and near to explore as well, that might just be right for this spot.
    Jer~ Keep up the great work.

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