| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
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....
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor.
More than 80 lights and...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About a half-dozen people at a time pitched in Saturday to help Baltimore artist Wilson Kemp complete a mural during Artscape. They crouched near the bottom of the canvas, perched on a step stool or squeezed in somewhere in the middle, ignoring the heat...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When the architects at the Baltimore firm Hord Coplan Macht were hired in the spring of 2012 to design a new dormitory for the Maryland Institute College of Art, they had to act quickly: Students were scheduled to move into the building in less than a...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Maryland Historical Society is deeply saddened by the death of Isabel Klots, a longtime and steadfast supporter. A selection of paintings donated over the course of almost a half-century grace the second floor gallery walls and the Klots family...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005.
But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Artists working outdoors are at the mercy of the weather. That explains why so many of the paintings, watercolors and pastels have a rainy day feeling in the Howard County Arts Council's exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City." If there were a theme song for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit at the Meeting House Gallery has the punning title "Snap Decisions." It's clear that a lot of planning went into these photographs before they were snapped, because the compositions and lighting are carefully thought...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The "Summer '13" show at C. Grimaldis Gallery brings together an eclectic, invigorating mix of artists and media.
It's a great opportunity to get up close with, say, the late Grace Hartigan's bold and massive — 6-and-half-feet-by-11-feet —...