| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:49 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 6-year-old South Dakota girl who was disqualified as the winner of a national duck stamp competition after her age sparked discussion about her artistic abilities has had her win restored.
Madison Grimm, of rural...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:11 AM
CROSS VILLAGE -- Three Pines Studio in Cross Village will open a new exhibition this weekend titled Fresh Air.
The exhibit will feature the plein air paintings of Heidi Amenda Marshall, who was recently named one of 10 national artists chosen for The...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:51 PM
When a Frank C. Ashford painting was sent to Minneapolis to be restored, the Dacotah Prairie Museum found it had one more Ashford painting than it thought.
The museum has long owned an original Ashford oil painting called “Portrait of a Young...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:56 PM
As you enter the campus of DeSales University in Center Valley, the first thing you're likely to notice is Joseph J. Billera Hall, a grand 82,500-square-foot recreational and athletic facility provided by the Billeras, an esteemed Lehigh Valley clothing...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:07 AM
“Impressions of Spring,” an exhibit of work by Impressionist Dmitri Wright of Greenwich, will be at Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road in Wilton, until the end of October.
The oil paintings and ink drawings are reflections...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 AM
All the works in an exhibition opening today at the Maitland Art Center were created by artists who have visited, worked or taught at this historic gem. The museum (231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland, 407-539-2181) is a fine example of Mayan Revival...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:24 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The Boyne Arts Collective is offering several workshops in August, including:
-- Knife and Palette Oil Painting for Beginners with instructor Jim Kosloskey, 5-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 12-13; fee $125
-- Children's class, Let's Paint...