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WEB EXTRA: Artist Erika Nelson on Making the "World's Largest" Smaller

Artist Erika Nelson standing in front of "World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things"
photo: Laura Spencer, KCUR
Artist Erika Nelson standing in front of "World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things"

In the exhibition, "Rare Visions - Detour Art," at the Belger Arts Center, Lucas, Kansas-based artist Erika Nelson's "World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things" is one of the artworks on display. By Laura Spencer

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Kansas City, MO – It's a van with tiny sculptures based on the "World's Largest" roadside attractions. Here, Nelson talks about the inspiration behind it and some of her favorites.

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Rare Visions - Detour Art," Curated by: Mike Murphy & Kelly Ludwig, March 6, 2009 - May 1, 2009 at the Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut Street (one block east of Main) in the Belger Cartage Service building. Wednesday through Friday, 10 am - 4 pm; Saturday, noon - 4 pm; First Fridays from 10 am - 9 pm, and by appointment.

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