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  • Hugely popular painter Andrew Wyeth dies at 91

    Hugely popular painter Andrew Wyeth dies at 91
    Andrew Wyeth, whose realistic yet often melancholy paintings of rural Pennsylvania and Maine made him one of America's most popular living artists, and whose 1948 landscape "Christina's World" was one of the 20th century's most famous artworks, died...
  • American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums

    American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums
    Long the stepchild of a Eurocentric art world, American art is finding new favor at home as a growing number of institutions showcase work from Colonial times to World War II. Today, the Huntington in San Marino will join the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
  • Bernie Fuchs dies at 76; magazine illustrator

    Bernie Fuchs, an illustrator whose influential work for magazines ranging from Cosmopolitan to Sports Illustrated seamlessly blended qualities of traditional narrative with hints of abstract composition, died of esophageal cancer Sept. 17 at a care...
  • A republic reflected in 'Battle Hymn'

    A republic reflected in 'Battle Hymn'
    In case you missed it, there was a big stage production in Washington, D.C., this week involving symbolic rebirth, stirring rhetoric and sobering evocations of bloody national conflicts, mixed with some lighter touches, all performed near the memorial...
  • Ed Ruscha weighs in on Obamas' taste in art

     
    In his early days, Ed Ruscha painted single words that packed a punch: oof, slam, smash, honk. In the ???80s, he took a subtler approach, floating equivocal phrases in painted skies. Consider ???I Think I???ll...,??? a 1983 piece that has......
  • Art review: 'American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915' @ LACMA

     
    What is an American? Today, as the 20th century -- the so-called "American Century" -- recedes in memory, the question can seem immodest or even grandiose. If we don't know now, after decades wielding almost unimaginable superpower status around the......
  • Daytrippers - Rockport

    RockportUSA.com CapeAnnVacations.com Massvacation.com Broaden your horizons this summer and take a gorgeous DayTrip north of Boston to an incredibly lovely coastal town called Rockport. It's well known for a very recognizable red fishing shack called...
  • Great landscapes at Brandywine

    At the Brandywine River Museum, you have a choice. You can look at the stunning pastoral vistas depicted in the paintings of various American masters. Or you can step outside and take in some of the stunning pastoral vistas yourself. Or you can do both....
  • Another Cubs city comes alive on the weekends

    It has a skyline possibly suited for a really big metropolis (squint hard). The statehouse--all domed, gilded and filigreed--would do a small European country proud. Lofts, condos and townhouses sprout throughout the downtown like cornstalks after a...
  • Framing Toledo

    We came for the art and stayed for the . . . art. Wife Juju asked at our downtown hotel--the Radisson on Summit Street--if she could find anywhere to shop nearby. It was late. A desk clerk, a porter and a security guard happened to be standing around and...