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  • Every picture tells a story in Columbia Artists' Gallery

    Words and images go together quite harmoniously in the exhibit "Poets and Painters" at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia. Its participating writers and artists have come up with pairings that prompt one to think about various ways in which to creatively...
  • Looking at Picasso from Chicago's angle

    Looking at Picasso from Chicago's angle
    The funny thing is, Pablo Picasso never even set foot in Chicago, let alone anywhere else in the United States. That untitled 50-foot-tall sculpture in Daley Plaza, the city's most iconic piece of public art as well as Picasso's only work of its kind?...
  • In the Arts: Painting to raise Playhouse funds

    Laguna Beach residents Matt and Mary Lawson bequeathed a still-life oil painting by Virginia Woolley to the Laguna Playhouse. Woolley, a founder of the Festival of Arts and a local resident between 1923 and 1971, created the 20-by-16-inch "Fruit Still...
  • The verdict? It's art.

    The verdict? It's art.
    Tim Scoggins has never created a stick figure. Able to draw even before uttering his first word, Scoggins spent his childhood sketching school friends — accurate two-dimensional portrayals of all that surrounded him. It was this "God-given...
  • A master draftsman shows his greatness

    A master draftsman shows his greatness
    Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo found his greatest source of pride in his unsurpassed abilities as a sculptor. He was far less impressed with his painting, regarding the medium as a much lower form even after completing such iconic images as...
  • Artist in residence brightens Cylburn Arboretum

    Artist in residence brightens Cylburn Arboretum
    Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005. But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...
  • Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings

    Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings
    Food Help. Shft. Food. Culture: Craft beer retreat Tap 42 will be the warm and academic setting for Thursday night's fundraiser by the New York-based Shft Mobile Kitchen Classroom, a traveling kitchen that provides students with cooking lessons centered...
  • Rochus Misch dies at 96; Hitler's bodyguard was unrepentant

    Rochus Misch never expressed regret over his wartime service or doubts about the man he and his comrades called "the boss." Misch was Adolf Hitler's bodyguard, messenger and telephone operator. He had tea and cookies with Hitler's sister in Vienna. He...
  • New Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Sunset at Montmajour' surfaces

    A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. "Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the...
  • Turning beer coasters into works of art

    Turning beer coasters into works of art
    A new exhibit at Hollywood’s La Luz de Jesus Gallery, curated by the people behind L.A. Beer Week, showcases more than 400 works that began life as four-inch coasters before dozens of featured artists transformed them into a kaleidoscope of...
  • City Homes files for bankruptcy protection

    City Homes files for bankruptcy protection
    Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...