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  • 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...
  • Summer is the perfect time to spruce things up

    There's no better time than the summer months for getting certain small jobs done around the house. PAINT PROFITABLY Summer is the busiest time of the year for painting, and that means paint is on sale, so snag a few gallons while prices are down....
  • Give your ceilings some style

    Give your ceilings some style
    Today's houses have reached new heights -- in ceilings. Popular designs for "the fifth wall" range from tray ceilings and crown mouldings to beams and coffering. Some ceilings soar to dizzying heights, suffused with light or accented with stained glass or...
  • 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....
  • Paint exterior wood siding

    Paint exterior wood siding
    A coat of paint on wood siding provides a protective coating on the surface, but for strict aesthetics, the paint can transform an ordinary house into one that stops traffic. Any professional painter will tell you the devil is in the details, and the best...
  • Let's start the new year with a toast to toasters

    Q: This toaster has been in the family for several generations. It's a Universal model, still functional, with original cloth covered cord. Do you know anyone interested in buying it? A: We've said it here before: We do not broker sales. This column is...
  • 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....
  • Celebrating the birthplace of Baltimore's screen painting art

    Celebrating the birthplace of Baltimore's screen painting art
    It was the summer of 1913 and the vegetables William Oktavec positioned outside his grocery store on North Collington Avenue were wilting in the sun. Trained as a butcher, but an artist at heart, the young man who had immigrated with his father from...
  • 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...
  • Sequesterville

    The Broadway 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,...
  • Coloring their world one room at a time

    Coloring their world one room at a time
    On a corner in a quiet Ellicott City neighborhood is the ranch-style home of Michael and Kathleen Van Meter. Snuggled into a third of an acre of tall elm trees, the brick house neatly meets the aspirations for any young couple weary of renting and ready...