| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:15 AM
A unique partnership was launched Aug. 7 that will allow five local artists to display one-of-a-kind paintings at Katzen Eye Group's Bel Air location.
Katzen Eye Group, Maryland's largest private eye care practice, and The Harford Artists' Association...
| Oct 6, 2013
Kenny Irwin Jr. has seen the future, and it is fast and fierce — intergalactic travelers catching flights from an Afghan spaceport, extraterrestrials so weary of human warfare they swoop down and blast away our weapons.
The 39-year-old artist says...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Last week saw another important date in this exceptionally anniversary-filled year -- the centennial of Italian tenor Ferruccio Tagliavini (Aug. 14, 1913 - Jan. 29. 1995) -- and I just had to take note, however belatedly.
I know I get way too caught...
| Oct 5, 2013
Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies.
Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an...
| Oct 13, 2013
As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color.
Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Charlie "Fruit Man" McLean has been "a-rabbing" in Baltimore for more than 40 years, and he still can't think of a better way to spend his time.
As a boy, he rode with the men who sold fresh produce in the streets from their brightly colored horse-drawn...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes.
The event —...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Visitors can watch artists from the Mid-Atlantic region as they paint the old buildings and unique landscapes up and down the streets of the historic district during the fourth annual Paint It! Ellicott City.
The three days of painting begins Friday,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I was glad to see The Sun editorial board express strong support for the Baltimore art scene and the role that organizations like The Contemporary play in the vitality of the city's cultural life ("The Contemporary returns," July 8).
Yet it is with some...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Over past two weeks, the hallways on the third floor of Perry Hall High School have undergone a transformation.
Inspirational works of art printed from the Internet, oil paintings and sketches wallpaper the lockers while students and teachers can be...