| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:53 PM
This weekend in San Diego is all about flavor-packed foodie discoveries, arts and culture celebrations, and live music in picturesque settings, for a great cause. If Dad is hip to the happenings in San Diego, this is sure to be a Father’s Day your...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:43 PM
When French painter James Tissot unveiled his ambitious new depiction of "The Life of Christ" at the Paris Salon of 1894, the epic though still unfinished series of nearly 300 watercolors was a sensation.
Standing in the midst of this immense...
| May 12, 2012
Any time you stumble across paintings as lush and full of texture as those of Nicole McCormick Santiago, knowing where to start isn't the problem.
Instead it's figuring out where to stop.
Her vibrant palette usually offers a good beginning — and...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:08 PM
In April, Fox59 introduced you to a concerned mother whose son had lead poisoning, possibly from their lead-contaminated rental home.
Fox 59 wanted to know why the tenants were not told about the lead hazards before signing the lease and why people were...
| May 27, 2012
At 6 inches tall and just 8 across, James Warwick Jones' small studies of ancient Indian pueblos in the American Southwest may not have the immediate impact of some art show award winners.
But especially when grouped together, this quartet of paintings...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 9:03 AM
By MARK ST. JOHN ERICKSON Daily Press
The first time Norfolk artist Ray M. Hershberger devoted himself to the peculiar beauty of the swamp, he explored it so intently he thought he was finished.
More than 20 years passed, in fact, before a drive...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Five is far too small a number to encompass all the visual arts shows that stood out from the crowd in what was a remarkably good year in Hampton Roads and Southeast Virginia.
But here's my annual list of exhibits that were so distinguished and...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Contrary to what Sheryl Crow sings, the first cut is not the deepest. The last cut is.
Cleaning out my parents' former home of almost 50 years involved a rough and ruthless week of letting go of a lifetime of home furnishings. What's left is the pyramid...
| Nov 11, 2012
Virtually any way you want to slice it up, a painting, drawing or photograph that measures no more than 20 square inches in size is unusually small.
Ditto for any 3-dimensional work that can fit within a cube of 4.5 inches.
But inside the newest...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Paintings by famous modern artists disappeared from an exhibition in the Netherlands in a predawn art heist Tuesday, shutting down an exhibition in the Kunsthal Rotterdam, where works by Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Claude Monet are on...
| Sep 29, 2012
Landscape painting has such wide and seemingly natural appeal today that it's hard to imagine a time when it didn't.
Yet for 1,000 years after the Roman Empire fell in 476, even the greatest artists treated the world around us as no more than a...