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  • 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...
  • Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist

    Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist
    Michelle LeM. Flesher, a retired Towson artist who had been an art restorer and therapist, died Feb. 14 of heart failure at St. Elizabeth Hall Apartments at Stella Maris in Timonium. She was 87. Born Michelle LeMay in Saginaw, Mich., she moved with her...
  • Art Institute review: When Picasso met Chicago

    Art Institute review: When Picasso met Chicago
    In 1913, the Art Institute did something astonishing. It opened its hallowed halls to an exhibition so radical that it would forever alter the course of art-making in the United States. The event was the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better...
  • Costa Mesa's past comes to life

    Costa Mesa's past comes to life
    Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness. Her sole focus: to paint. "I was...
  • Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners

    Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners
    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...
  • Harford County Council Gallery exhibit features artist Lin McLain

    The Harford County Cultural Arts Board has an exhibit by Harford County artist Lin McLain is on display at the Council Gallery, 212 S. Bond St., Bel Air. The exhibit features oil paintings with the focus on scenes from nature. The show, which runs...
  • Mission: Museums

    Mission: Museums
    It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies. "It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section. My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
  • Sequesterville

    The musical "Annie" is enjoying another revival on Broadway. The show opened during the Carter administration, when America was in need of some optimism. "The sun'll come out tomorrow," sang Annie, and with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, for a...
  • Walters explores work of Caton heir who lived fast, died young

    Walters explores work of Caton heir who lived fast, died young
    The handsome young man sitting in the pink parlor chair radiates restlessness, a disdain for social conventions and undeniable self-satisfaction. The impatience in Richard Caton Woodville's "Self-Portrait with Flowered Wallpaper" can be detected in...
  • Baltimore Museum of Art mounts exhibit of 20th-century avant-garde painter Max Weber

    Baltimore Museum of Art mounts exhibit of 20th-century avant-garde painter Max Weber
    Baltimore helped the avant-garde painter Max Weber forge a national reputation in 1915. Now, nearly 100 years later, this could be the city where the late artist begins his long-overdue comeback. It's not that critics and curators are unfamiliar with...