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  • Baltimore loses federal lead-paint funding

    Baltimore loses federal lead-paint funding
    Baltimore, where thousands of buildings contain lead-based paint that can poison young children, has lost federal funding for abatement programs due to mismanagement of its most recent grant, officials said Monday. Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Simply Terribly Odd

    Simply Terribly Odd
    Terribly Odd (photo by Beth Black) Some artists can draw a simple stick figure and then explain in exhaustive detail how the illustration was inspired by an obscure 16th century Dutch philosopher, how the figure is locked in an epic battle against his...
  • Fresh Art: Sibel Kocabasi

    Fresh Art: Sibel Kocabasi
    "Your Grandparents" “Your Dear Deer,” the largest oil painting in Sibel Kocabasi’s most-recent series, depicts nine bright-red deer. Her smaller paintings, which are 6 inches by 6 inches, depict more deer, cows, a rhinoceros and a...
  • Fresh Art: Farley Aguilar

    Fresh Art: Farley Aguilar
    "Boy With Lollipop" “Fantasy Land,” Miami artist Farley Aguilar’s oil painting that depicts “American youth’s escapism into inner city culture,” is one of more than 100 pieces of art that will be exhibited and raffled...
  • Fresh Art: Lu Coxhead

    Fresh Art: Lu Coxhead
    "Natural Born Killers" In an oil painting from Lu Coxhead’s Playtime series, a blindfolded boy with a bat in his hand anxiously awaits his turn to whack a piñata. Nearby, a little girl stands with her eyes closed, holding a worn-looking teddy...
  • Fresh Art: Reinier Gamboa

    Fresh Art: Reinier Gamboa
    "Bear Bull"   Reinier Gamboa painted “Bear Bull,” an acrylic-on-canvas that’s 4 feet wide and 5 feet tall, while standing between two bands that were performing simultaneously at Miami’s White Room. The Cuban-born artist, who...
  • Fresh Art: Lisa Rockford

    Fresh Art: Lisa Rockford
    "Two by Two" Leggy blond women in pink hot pants and bows smile sweetly from the circle they’ve formed around men’s bloody severed heads. Noah, of animal pairings and ark fame, is a muscular superhero being pursued by four blonds in red...
  • Fresh Art: Erika Taguchi-Newton

    Fresh Art: Erika Taguchi-Newton
    "Wedding Portrait" When Delray Beach artist Erika Taguchi-Newton admits “a slight obsession with fairies,” it’s easy to imagine her house is filled with images of the winged creatures. She assures us, however, that this is not the...
  • Fresh Art: Jose Mertz

    Fresh Art: Jose Mertz
    Jose Mertz says he spent his early years as an artist struggling to determine what he wanted to express. “It’s been a long time coming,” he admits. But today, he readily says his works depict “sages, Zen masters and thoughts...
  • Fresh Art: Shelly Cox

    Fresh Art: Shelly Cox
    "Prom Nite" Shelly Cox has long admired painter and illustratorNorman Rockwell and his passion for depicting everyday American life. However, the Jupiter artist feels something is missing from his work — eroticism. So she developed a persona to...
  • Dream home: Modern remake

    Dream home: Modern remake
    In 2003, Mike Dufton purchased a 2,200-square-foot townhome on tranquil Back Creek just outside Annapolis in the community of King James Landing. The end-of-group design featuring a side entrance, along with views of the water just beyond the front yard,...