| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland.
You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The case of a small painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago took an unexpected turn recently when new questions were raised about a woman's claim that she bought it at a flea market.
The holes in her story...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Art Rock, a cash-and-carry art show in West Palm Beach, may not be the best place to find a landscape painting to hang over the couch. But for those people who would appreciate a portrait of a bunny with antlers, a T-shirt that depicts a roaring lion...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's "All-Media Juried Biennial" has always offered viewers a chance to see works by established artists while discovering artists not yet on their radar.
The upcoming biennial, which drew submissions from 267...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:11 PM
During Caroline Kennedy's childhood, poetry was a family affair. Her father, President John F. Kennedy, had admired Robert Frost enough to give him a prominent place at his inauguration, and her mother, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, had loved poetry since...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Michael Morpurgo, author of one of the hottest literary properties ever, sat unrecognized as he had breakfast at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas back in January 2012.
The British author of "War Horse," a book that has been turned into a Steven Spielberg...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Thomas Jefferson Kitts is inspired by nature.
Also, given a choice, he prefers not to rely on memories, photographs or drawings.
The result? A prolific 30-year career as a plein air painter.
An avid follower of John Singer Sargent, Joaquín Sorolla...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Elizabeth Levensohn will have an art opening-book signing-CD release event titled "Gothic Folk," this Saturday, May 4, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
"Gothic Folk" is an exhibit exploring "the shadows of the soul where greed, rage, jealousy, fear,...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This story has been updated. See note below.
Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her.
She'll tell you she's been in hiding for six years, casting off the pretensions that came with life as a famous (and...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:47 PM
From a distance, they appear to be expressionist paintings of musicians and marine life. But upon closer inspection, light reflects off the dual-pane window and exposes a crisp image — looking as if it were a print on glossy paper.