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Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

DETOUR ART Rare Visions, Detour Art Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, USA www.detourart.com March 6 – May 1, 2009. This impressive exhibit filled two floors of the Belger Arts Center with an extensive overview of more than 160 paintings and sculptures of Outsider, folk, and…

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All in the name of "research"

All in the name of "research"

With a new project in the near future, I decided to hop in the car and test out the GPS and iPhone. OK – I wasn’t too busy this weekend and decided to take a roadtrip, trying to avoid the storms, revisit old sites, see…

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Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo, our fearless gallery guru, shared this find with me, from the West Bottom in Kansas City…. Mo here. I’ve been talking about the World’s Smallest Version of the World’s Largest Cap Gun for two months, but I never saw the big one until today!…

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Kansas City Star review of the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Kansas City Star review of the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Belger Arts presents works collected from folks along the ‘Detour’ route By SARAH MOTE Special to The Star Mike Murphy, one of the show’s co-curators, is seen here with Ruby Williams, an artist from Plant City, Fla. Inez Marshall broke her back in a truck…

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Crazy about Glore

Crazy about Glore

The Lunatic Box The patient had to remain standing until he or she became calm.  This may have taken days… Glore Psychiatric Museum 3408 Frederick Avenue St. Joseph, Missouri (You know I had to say that…)  Not far from home is a well-kept secret of…

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Rare Visions, Detour Art on the radio!

Rare Visions, Detour Art on the radio!

Belger Arts Center Presents Large-Scale Folk-Art Show An exhibition, “Rare Visions – Detour Art,” at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute to outsider art, works by self-taught artists that aren’t often viewed in museums and galleries.  by Laura Spencer An exhibition at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute…

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Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

KCUR’s Walt Bodine Show 3/26/2009 (click here) (this show is 1 hour long) Folk Art Talk with “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations” ©“Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations,” is a popular, Kansas City-based television program featured on public television. The program has taken viewers across the country…

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A note from Mo…

A note from Mo…

Hey Family and Friends,  Mo here. When we opened the Rare Visions – Detour Art show at the Belger last weekend I really enjoyed telling visitors about QJ Stephenson, from my old stomping grounds along the Roanoke River in eastern North Carolina.  QJ was a…

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Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit

Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit

Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Great shot by Narrow Larry!

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

(Erika Nelson’s “World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things” from Lucas, Kansas) Rare Visions. Detour Art Exhibit March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri (Bob Smithy “Angel” from the collection of Kelly…

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