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  • UMBC presents exhibit of N. Jay Jaffee photos

    N. Jay Jaffee might not be among the best known American photographers of the 20th century, but a sizable and engrossing exhibit of his works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes it obvious that he deserves much wider recognition....
  • Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher

    Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher
    Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
  • Fabulous fall getaways

    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....
  • Language program sends high school students to New York City

    Language program sends high school students to New York City
    For nearly 3,000 years, the Silk Road connected trade and culture between China, India, the Arabian Peninsula, Africa and Europe. Last week, Interstate-95 became a different kind of Silk Road, as 76 high school students from Howard County and surrounding...
  • Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'

    Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'
    It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
  • 'Work of Art': Driven to abstraction

     
    OK, consider the kinds of things that have been shown on Bravo's reality shows: table-throwing, witch-slapping, screaming fights, tiny outfits that barely cover models' behinds, gross material excess, insane self-delusions ...So I have to wonder what's...
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better
    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • Goya's 'Los Caprichos' is scathing commentary

    Goya's 'Los Caprichos' is scathing commentary
    "Los Caprichos," a set of 80 etching and aquatint prints created by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya in 1797 and 1798, are considered to be among the most influential works of art in the Western world. Strange, graphic and often cryptic, these images...
  • 'From O'Keeffe To Rockwell' Defines 'American Moderns' At Springfield Museums

    'From O'Keeffe To Rockwell' Defines 'American Moderns' At Springfield Museums
    Throw out the phrase "modern art," and most people immediately think of abstract art. The new exhibit at Springfield Museums in Massachusetts attempts to dispel that notion, by presenting a wide variety of artworks created by American artists from the...
  • For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term

     For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term
    His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz. But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait

    Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait
    They are both outspoken artist-activists who have gotten into trouble with the law in their respective countries. Shepard Fairey, the popular Los Angeles street artist, has created a tribute to Ai Weiwei in the form of a new portrait of the Chinese...