| 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 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 21, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Artists' Gallery is telling it like it is by giving its all-member exhibit the title "Something for Everyone!" Most of its monthly exhibits feature one or two members and also have a sampling of work by other members, but this show has all of its...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:08 PM
If you've paid attention to the Autry National Center over its 25-year history, you can't help but notice the continual surprises that accompany its exhibits, shows and programs. The West may have been settled well over a century ago but the Autry...
| 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...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:55 AM
The "Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2013" showcases artists who maintain studios at the Howard County Arts Council. They're making art at this Ellicott City facility, but their imaginations roam all over the place.
A case in point is Mary Jo Tydlacka,...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — As 1938 came to a close, painter Edward Hopper was a man on a mission.
Again and again, he would pick up his sketchbook and head for a cluster of New York City movie theaters. Sometimes it was the Republic or the Palace, other times the...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
With the power of his middle name, Randal Bennett prevented a website being created for a winery that didn't exist.
Those are the peculiar facts of the arrangement that ultimately led to Townley Gallery in Laguna Beach providing artwork for the bottle...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
[Updated] Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter late Friday to deny that he was the buyer of John Currin's nude Bea Arthur painting, contradicting an earlier tweet confirming that he was. He also denied that he had given the painting to fellow comedian Jeffrey...