| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert"
Little Bookroom, $19.95
This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 9:03 AM
By MARK ST. JOHN ERICKSON Daily Press
The first time Norfolk artist Ray M. Hershberger devoted himself to the peculiar beauty of the swamp, he explored it so intently he thought he was finished.
More than 20 years passed, in fact, before a drive...
| Feb 12, 2012
Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. Here's the contested rap on Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Following success at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, when he was 33, plus another.....
| Jan 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
-- Dotting the i's: Jeffrey Deitch's contract with L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has safeguards against conflicts of interest, according to museum leaders. (Los Angeles Times) -- Recovered masterpiece: Police say they have found a Claude Monet...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2008
Centuries ago, native people known as the Hohokam built an agricultural civilization on a stretch of desert known today as Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Some archaeologists believe the brutally arid climate forced the people to scatter in search...