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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Artist in residence brightens Cylburn Arboretum

    Artist in residence brightens Cylburn Arboretum
    Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005. But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...
  • Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings

    Top events to do Thursday: From merengue lessons to landscape paintings
    Food Help. Shft. Food. Culture: Craft beer retreat Tap 42 will be the warm and academic setting for Thursday night's fundraiser by the New York-based Shft Mobile Kitchen Classroom, a traveling kitchen that provides students with cooking lessons centered...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • New Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Sunset at Montmajour' surfaces

    A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. "Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the...
  • Turning beer coasters into works of art

    Turning beer coasters into works of art
    A new exhibit at Hollywood’s La Luz de Jesus Gallery, curated by the people behind L.A. Beer Week, showcases more than 400 works that began life as four-inch coasters before dozens of featured artists transformed them into a kaleidoscope of...