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  • Rembrandt smiles on Getty Museum visitors and staff

     Rembrandt smiles on Getty Museum visitors and staff
    The riches and fame he would earn as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age were still to come. Many years ahead lay the death of his beloved wife and three of their four children, along with bankruptcy and near financial ruin. But in 1628, or...
  • Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara

    Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara
    SANTA BARBARA -- Eik Kahng, curator at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, believes she has identified a previously unknown painting by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). Given the stature of the French Romantic innovator, that's no small thing. The painting...
  • Banksy watch: Street artist bids farewell to New York

    Banksy watch: Street artist bids farewell to New York
    Banksy officially bade farewell to New York on Thursday after spending the month of October in the city creating random street art at public sites in all five boroughs. The anonymous British artist posted a message on his official website Thursday: "And...
  • The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'

    The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'
    John Frost: A Quiet Mastery Phil Kovinick The Irvine Museum, 239 pages Thank God for archivists. The other week, I read a column in the Orange County Register by Sharon Henry, who sought to find the story behind Helen Stanley, whose name appears...
  • At the Phillips in D.C., the art of repenting

    At the Phillips in D.C., the art of repenting
    Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter." The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Paint It!' Exhibition featuring artwork created by 25 juried artists during the recent three-day plein air painting event in Ellicott City will be on view July 15-Aug. 23 in Gallery I at the Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road in...
  • Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars

    Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars
    On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes. The event —...
  • Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season

    Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists. There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
  • It's Rembrandt's birthday; Google Doodle spotlights artist's self-portrait

    It's Rembrandt's birthday; Google Doodle spotlights artist's self-portrait
    Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn was born on this day in 1606 in Leiden in what is now the Netherlands. A prolific artist, he created many self-portraits during his career -- one of which serves as the inspiration for Monday's Google Doodle birthday...
  • Community: Burbank brewery puts fundraiser on tap

    Community: Burbank brewery puts fundraiser on tap
    More youngsters will get the chance to join in educational — and fun — activities at the Boys & Girls Club, thanks to a tapping party at Gordon Biersch. The club provides after-school and summer programs for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 in...
  • U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase

    U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The British government is once more trying to frustrate a major art purchase by the J. Paul Getty Museum, this time “Rembrandt Laughing,” a self-portrait from around 1628 in which...