| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The art world takes itself very seriously. Make that very, very seriously.
What little laughter can be heard between the white walls of the museum typically comes at the expense of art by people who don't understand it. Far rarer are chuckles that erupt...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Crystal Cove may not be in Laguna Beach, but it is of Laguna Beach, if measured by the Laguna Canyon Conservancy response to a program presented Monday by Laura Davick, Crystal Cove Alliance founder and director of external affairs.
The group applauded...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Situated in the city's Bolton Hill neighborhood is a relatively new development of brick townhouses solidly placed among the late Victorian and early-20th-century structures that once housed the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson and, more...
| 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 17, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Francesco Clemente, "Clemente > Brazil > Yale"
Through June 2, Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, (203) 423-2600, art.yale.edu/32EdgewoodAveGallery, closed Tuesdays.
Francesco Clemente is, says Robert Storr, "a bit of a nomad,"...
| Sep 30, 2013
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...
| 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...