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  • Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage

    It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
  • "The Civil War and American Art" is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects about the conflict

    The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
  • Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early

    Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early
    The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events. And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....
  • Clipper Mill home's sparkle spreads beyond holidays

    Clipper Mill home's sparkle spreads beyond holidays
    Daniel Reed's flair for decorating and interior design — especially during the holiday season — is immediately evident at the front door of his very modern duplex in Baltimore's Clipper Mill development. To visit this home is to slip into a...
  • Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting

    Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting
    A federal court in Virginia was asked Friday to determine the proper ownership of a miniature landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and allegedly purchased for $7 in a box of odds and ends in a rural flea market. The complaint filed in U.S....
  • Sculpting mixed medium metaphors at HCC

    The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
  • Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden

    Former Baltimore Clayworks director opens art gallery on The Avenue in Hampden
    A deliberately cracked ceramic platter, entitled "Platter," hangs prominently on a wall at the new art gallery Schulman Project, on The Avenue in Hampden. Made by artist Steven Young Lee, director of the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, Mont., it...
  • Gliese goes outdoors by going inside her imagination

    Gliese goes outdoors by going inside her imagination
    It is in Marian Gliese's nature to see the natural world in a slightly abstracted and very colorful way. Her exhibit of paintings at the Artists' Gallery, "Nature's Kaleidoscope," features trees, birds, flowers and landscapes that reflect this artist's...
  • Students, artists and churchgoers collaborate to create 'Congregate' exhibit at MICA

    Students, artists and churchgoers collaborate to create 'Congregate' exhibit at MICA
    The old arched red wooden door to the Seventh Metro Church is less that two blocks from the modern glass-and-steel panel that floats in front of the Maryland Institute College of Art's newest exhibition space. They bring to mind two different eras and...
  • Many roads this weekend lead to art in county

    Many roads this weekend lead to art in county
    It seems appropriate that the three-artist exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council, "Tension and Flow: Sculpture in Flux," sprawls over so much of the floor and walls in its Gallery I. Art will seem to cover much of Howard County this weekend, as the...
  • One woman's life, as depicted by her dad

    One woman's life, as depicted by her dad
    The only daughter of eminent French artist Henri Matisse lived a long, eventful life. That is not what some might have predicted for Marguerite Matisse, who is the subject of an intimate, intriguing new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 1901,...
  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances. During the past...