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  • Lawyer for 'Renoir Girl' casts doubt on BMA's ownership of painting

    The lawyer representing a Virginia woman seeking to retain a tiny landscape painted by the Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir cast doubt Friday on Baltimore Museum of Art's evidence that it owns the painting. In documents filed in the U.S....
  • Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art

    Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art
    A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art. During a hearing Friday,...
  • Baltimore's 'Monuments Men' [Editorial]

    Baltimore's 'Monuments Men'  [Editorial]
    This weekend, Baltimore moviegoers will get their first look at "The Monuments Men," the long-awaited film by director and actor George Clooney about the Allied effort during World War II to recover thousands of priceless artworks looted by the Nazis...
  • Columbia Artists' Gallery presents all-member holiday show

    Columbia Artists' Gallery presents all-member holiday show
    The Artists' Gallery makes the most of its compact space in a downtown Columbia office building. And its all-member holiday show and sale covers seemingly every available surface with art in various media. As you would expect from a group exhibit that...
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • Purloined masterpiece [Editorial]

    Purloined masterpiece  [Editorial]
    It's been more than a year since the Baltimore Museum of Art discovered that a small painting by 19th-century French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir that it had it reported stolen more than 60 years ago was being auctioned in Virginia by a woman who...
  • Neighborhood well represented in Baltimore Magazine's '101 Reasons to Love Baltimore'

    As a Messenger columnist, this time of year can be rough to write about. The post-New Years lull, as many of us are recovering from our Christmas and New Year's Eve festivities, can, traditionally, leave a gap in the calendar. But instead of taking some...
  • Ralph R. Baney, sculptor

    Ralph R. Baney, sculptor
    Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
  • Colorful performances from Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Concert Artists of Baltimore

    Colorful performances from Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Concert Artists of Baltimore
    Last weekend found two of the area's orchestral ensembles in fine form. Concert Artists of Baltimore offered an imaginative mix of standard and far-from-standard fare Saturday night at the Gordon Center. The familiar work was Mendelssohn's "Scottish...
  • Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront

    Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront
    FRIDAY UPDATE: "The concert is still on! We will see you tonight!" reads the message on Baltimore Arena's website regarding tonight's Kanye West concert. The Yeezus show is on; check back tomorrow for my review. --------------- For the past decade, it...
  • A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets

    A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets
    The little Renoir landscape looks so modest and guileless and transparent that a casual observer never would guess at the secrets the painting hides. "Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a river and bushes. On that summer day in 1879, a sailboat was...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...