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  • Cellist Dmitry Volkov, recent Peabody Institute artist diploma recipient, dies at 26

    Cellist Dmitry Volkov, recent Peabody Institute artist diploma recipient, dies at 26
    (UPDATED 5/15 WITH PROBABLE CAUSE OF DEATH) Dmitry Volkov, a promising Russian-born cellist who received an Artist Diploma from Peabody Conservatory last year, died on May 10 while visiting Baltimore. He was 26. The cause of death appears to have been...
  • A little more conservation

    A little more conservation
    In John Seerey-Lester's painting "Elephant Graveyard," the Venice wildlife artist re-creates an African boneyard strewn with hollowed-out skulls and broken jaws, a misty scene in the savanna where marabou storks come to dwell and old elephants come to...
  • In the Arts: Local art museum will offer free admission Sunday

    The Laguna Art Museum is offering free admission from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The venue — at 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach — will be participating in the Assn. of Art Museum Directors' Art Museum Day, which also corresponds with...
  • 2014 Summer Exhibits In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Exhibits In Connecticut
    A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
  • Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park

    Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park
    Maryland visual artists, craft artisans, designers and other creative types who live, work or study in the region will be spotlighted at Sunday's Art Outside. Festival-goers should expect entertainment, food trucks and other vendors, as well as family-...
  • Review: 'For No Good Reason' ★★★

    Review: 'For No Good Reason' ★★&#9733
    The inventively shot and constructed documentary "For No Good Reason" is an absorbing look at the unique, surreal work of British cartoonist Ralph Steadman. Yet the film, directed by Charlie Paul and narrated by — and also co-starring —...
  • National Gallery, George Washington University takeover of Corcoran set

    The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington has finalized its takeover deal with George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art in an arrangement that will see the financially troubled art institution give up its autonomous identity. Under...
  • Kingsley Guy: After four decades, a fond farewell

    I headed south from Cleveland in 1976 for a job at a small daily newspaper called the Sun Sentinel. I planned to work there for a couple of years building my journalistic resume before seeking a position on a big-city publication. I soon realized,...
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • Annenberg Space for Photography show frames country music in new light

     Annenberg Space for Photography show frames country music in new light
    As house photographer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville for more then three decades, Les Leverett was on hand for a lot of historic moments that unfolded at the country music palace. But even he considers himself fortunate for the circumstances that...
  • A tribute to cellist Dmitry Volkov from Daniel Heifetz

    A tribute to cellist Dmitry Volkov from Daniel Heifetz
    On Monday morning, friends of Dmitry Volkov, the talented cellist who died unexpectedly in Baltimore on May 10 at the age of 26, gathered at the Peabody Institute, where he recently earned an artist's diploma. Among those deeply affected by the loss...