| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Plein air painting has a rich history. Beginning in the seaside towns of Cos Cob and Old Lyme in the late 1800s, it continues today. The tradition, which focuses on marine landscapes, is well-represented at the Susan Powell Fine Art's Summer Along the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes yarn bombing (or graffiti...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:44 AM
“New and Old,” an exhibit of relief paintings by Rebecca Lowry, paper sculptures by Meg Bloom, paper pieces by Jennifer Davies and acrylic and watercolor paintings by Kathy Kane, will be at City Gallery at 994 State St. in New Haven, from...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The CTA has never looked so good. An Uptown artist plans to unveil a large-scale oil painting of a CTA service map Thursday.
Jeffrey Littleton of the Uptown Arts Center said he spent 150 hours on the 8-foot-by-5-foot piece, which will be displayed for...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:12 AM
“Mill Pond Village,” a 1953 oil painting by Sylvia Davis Patricelli, has been donated by her daughter Susan Patricelli Regan to the Connecticut Historical Society.
Patricelli, an Australian artist, lived for many years in West Hartford. She...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:24 AM
The proposed National Coast Guard Museum in downtown New London started the summer with a fund-raising goal: the first $100,000 in 100 days, from June 1 to Sept. 8. They hit that goal in 15 days, on June 16.
Now they’re getting really ambitious: The...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has informed a top city official that his East Baltimore rental home doesn’t comply with a state law aimed at reducing the risk of lead-paint poisoning.
The department began investigating early last month...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:53 AM
British artist Phil Thompson took a page -- or screenshot -- from Google Art Project, which allows art fans views of prized paintings at museums from around the world.
Thompson's series, called "Copyrights," plays on Google's images that must be...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:51 PM
It's long been said that every revolution has its victims, and that adage played out in a dramatic way for the California Art Club in 1947. Since its 1909 founding, the Pasadena-based organization had been instrumental in putting the state's Impressionist...
| 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...