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Baltimore helped the avant-garde painter Max Weber forge a national reputation in 1915. Now, nearly 100 years later, this could be the city where the late artist begins his long-overdue comeback. It's not that critics and curators are unfamiliar with...
A large drawing hangs behind Doreen Bolger's desk, dripping with the words "Forward in all directions." The phrase, drawn with bleach on dark paper by Baltimore artist Colin Benjamin, has become something of a mantra for Bolger, the director of the...
Tags: Baltimore Museum of Art, Museums, Theft, Arts, Fine Artists
As a young man living in the Bronx, Chazz Palminteri would escape the city on long drives into the Westchester County countryside where he'd tool along curving, forested roads, staring at the set-back mansions. To a guy with empty pockets, the gated lawns...
James Fitzpatrick leans back in a huge black office chair with wheels and points at a projection on a screen in the front of the classroom, not far from the Soccer Barbie dolls and a clock featuring the portrait of French writer Voltaire. "Here is the...
When Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon opened in Annapolis last year, it promised to be the wildest party in town. In the promo pictures, waitresses wore microscopic tops and jean shorts, holding on to pool cues and flashing come-hither looks....
Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked. The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
Sun reporterWhen Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
Sun reporterGrace Hartigan, one of Baltimore's most distinguished painters, has been the subject of no less than three important exhibitions this month, at C. Grimaldis Gallery on Charles Street, at the ACA Galleries in New York City and at the Neuberger Museum of...
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
Tags: Painting, Arts, Sculpture, Gerhard Richter, Auction Service
The Philadelphia InquirerARDMORE, Pa. Often throughout a 2013 U.S. Open round that was as wildly erratic as a few tee-shots, Sergio Garcia had difficulties keeping things in bounds. It was golf balls that hooked onto Golf House Lane on successive holes and led to double- and...
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
If I were Oprah, I would have both Warren Buffett and Jennifer Aniston's phone numbers. I would have a private jet and access to the savviest gurus to help me treat any and all physical or spiritual maladies. More importantly, with a single stroke, I...
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