| Apr 10, 2011
| 9:57 AM
The Monet Water Lillies Display opened to the public on Saturday at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. It's the first time in three decades that all three panels of a Triptych are displayed together as the artist wanted. For more than 30 years the painting was...
| Oct 31, 2010
After taking a vacation in Rome for a few months, Claude Monet's "Pommiers en fleurs" ("Apple Trees in Blossom") was welcomed back to its longtime home at the Union League Club in late July. A relatively small group of people, perhaps some 125 of them,...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 11:33 PM
LPAPA welcomes new board members
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. has welcomed plein air colorist Camille Przewodek and art historian Jean Stern to their board of directors.
Przewodek, whose work invokes that of Claude Monet, has been a guest...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:09 PM
The third installment of the "Narnia" films seeks to revive the series as a continuing movie franchise. The producers made a real effort to restore the magical qualities of this fantasy adventure tale. They definitely succeed on a technical level.
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:36 AM
You may have seen one of the Strachans' paintings in an office building or on a luxury cruise yacht. Some have been sold in museum gift shops, and it's likely that you've seen one of them in a friend's home. You may even have one hanging in your house....
| Sep 12, 2010
Last spring in the Paris Metro, I paused to admire a colorful advertisement for the Impressionist Normandy Festival, a celebration of the region's role in the Impressionist painting movement.
My brother Davey, an art history major at Connecticut College,...
| Jun 30, 2011
Catherine M. Elliott
found at: home studio
What drew you to becoming an artist?
I've always loved the idea of freezing a moment in time and space visually. Capturing the full essence of something beautiful and...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:18 PM
For the 10th straight year, the festival stayed out of the red, drawing crowds to the art exhibits and events on the grounds and to the Pageant of the Masters.
The financial and popular success of the season was announced at the annual membership meeting...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:56 AM
More than 60 years after it disappeared from a Berlin museum in the chaotic aftermath of World War II, a painting depicting the flagellation of Christ will return home.
The Indiana University Art Museum will return the painting to the Jagdschloss...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Which came first: Giverny or Monet? Certain artists are so identified with particular places that it's hard to pry them apart. France, with its shimmering light and gorgeous scenery, has more than its share of these pairings: Monet at Giverny, Matisse...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:28 PM
"Salem: A Guide to America's Bewitching City"
Salem, Mass., has earned a reputation as the unofficial Halloween capital of the world. It has something to do with those witches.
The Salem witch trials may have taken place in 1692, but you would never...
| Apr 20, 2008
FOR much of the 19th century, scores of French painters, laden with knapsacks and portable easels, trekked through the Forest of Fontainebleau to capture the shifting wonders of nature with their brushes right on the spot. Some came for weekends; some...