| May 3, 2013
| 5:10 PM
For the past 158 years, art historians thought that the painter Richard Caton Woodville, the James Dean of his generation, had completed just 19 paintings before he died of a morphine overdose in 1855 at age 30.
Now, we know that there were 20.
| May 22, 2013
| 4:41 AM
All summer long, even on the hottest days, a gentleman in a tuxedo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk. Locals and vacationers scurry over to find out what he's up to.
The man is Joe Kro-Art, owner of Ocean Gallery, and if he's not playing boardwalk...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:22 PM
If the Souplantation didn't tickle your taste buds, the "Soup-er Bowl" at Glendale's First Baptist Church was also available this week. On Sunday (Jan. 27), the church opened the first weekend of its annual Missions Festival with plenty of soup ladled out...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:46 PM
After 13 years, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. will no longer host its annual Plein Air Invitational with the Laguna Art Museum.
The association, known as LPAPA, first got word about the decision in December, according to President Greg Vail. It'...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Students from the public high schools in Howard County sure did their homework in preparing for "Artists Inspiring Artists: Self-Portraits" at the Columbia Art Center. That's because they studied the work of well-known artists and then used it as the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Beauty Is Embarrassing
Monday, Jan. 21, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings
Wayne White says "fuck" a lot. He paints the word "fuck" a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and entertaining documentary Beauty is...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Five is far too small a number to encompass all the visual arts shows that stood out from the crowd in what was a remarkably good year in Hampton Roads and Southeast Virginia.
But here's my annual list of exhibits that were so distinguished and...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu
Hey, all you big-shot art repositories around the USA, are you hearing some footsteps these days? Is something gaining on you? It might just be those...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:40 AM
View breathtaking watercolor landscape paintings by local artist Mickey Kavanagh at New Haven's Atticus Bookstore/Cafe through Dec. 30.
Through Dec. 30, Atticus Bookstore/Cafe, 1082 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 776-4040,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness.
Her sole focus: to paint.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Stratford artist Alicia Cobb paints on a variety of surfaces, like canvases, walls, glass... and people. She began live body painting at a local poetry reading and it just kind of took off from there. Nature is a recurring theme in her works. The...