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  • When value, ID are elusive, consult a professional appraiser

    Q: My original ink and watercolor art is signed Ruthven Todd and numbered 26/70. There is a poem by Todd on the sketch. The Library of Congress has copy 4/70. I know this is an important piece. Should it be in a museum? How should I sell it? I need help....
  • It takes savvy and market research to sell a collection intact

    Q: I have an extensive and rare collection amassed over years of collecting, all related to Judy Garland. I want to sell it all. There are 150 albums, 40 books, and countless song sheets, magazines, photos, posters, etc. There has to be someone out...
  • What you need to know when taking down a wall

    DEAR TIM: I'm bound and determined to remove a wall between my kitchen and dining room to make the space more open. My husband says it can't be done because there are too many things in the wall, and that it could be a bearing wall. I'm frustrated....
  • 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...
  • The most valuable scrimshaw is the work of 19th century seafarers

    Q: I want to find out how much a walrus tusk scrimshawed by (name omitted) is worth. The tusk is 19 in. long. A: We've omitted the artisan's name because the piece seen in images sent is recent. As such, its appeal is to a very narrow segment of buyers....
  • reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky

     
    John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including...
  • John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer

    John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer
    John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
  • Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms

    Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms
    James Callear flipped back and forth between his laptop and a fat stack of books as he tried to assign a value to a set of Hull pottery for Bonnie Crabbs at an American Legion post in Westminster. Crabbs was among dozens who brought their antiques to be...
  • NYFF 2013: How Penn & Teller came to make a movie about Dutch painting

    NYFF 2013: How Penn & Teller came to make a movie about Dutch painting
    NEW YORK -- When the popular magician and entertainer Penn Jillette walked into the offices of Hollywood executives several years ago to pitch a documentary about the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, he was met with skepticism. After all, Jillette and...
  • Rosenbaum Contemporary presents the art of Thomas Hartmann

    Rosenbaum Contemporary presents the art of Thomas Hartmann
    In the paintings of German artist Thomas Hartmann, columns of tiny people walk on massive landscapes like marching arts. Curating director Daniella Sforza, of the Rosenbaum Contemporary gallery, compares them to "Where's Waldo?" illustrations. "That's...
  • Plenty of colors on the green

    Plenty of colors on the green
    Members of the public are invited to pack the Aliso Creek Golf Course on Oct. 17. They'll just have to leave their golf clubs at home. For the first time, Aliso Creek Inn will host the 15th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, which...