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Rows of Headless Men

Field review by the editors.

Kansas City, Missouri

Whoa. At the same art museum exhibiting the World's Largest Shuttlecocks, you'll find this disturbing formation of 6-ft. tall fellows without heads. Thirty of them, in suits, rendered in bronze by Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz. The 1998 sculpture is in the museum's Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park and is a permanent part of its collection.

Rows of Headless Men

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Address:
4525 Oak St., Kansas City, MO
Directions:
I-70 to I-670. I-670 exit 2Q (McGee St.). Head south on Main St. almost four miles. Left onto Brush Creek Blvd, then quick left onto Oak St. Sculptures are to the right of the building.
Phone:
816-561-4000
Admission:
Parking fee.
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