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  • 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 coach.
  • Phillips: Putting its best feet forward with Degas

    Phillips: Putting its best feet forward with Degas
    When museum founder Duncan Phillips bought Edgar Degas' painting "Dancers at the Barre" in 1944, he knew that it would be one of the most important paintings at the Phillips Collection. That's why it's an apt bit of curatorial choreography to have that...

    BMA and Walters stay close to home this summer

    BMA and Walters stay close to home this summer
    The summer exhibits at Baltimore's two largest museums are very different in nature, but both emphasize local input. All of the participating artists in the "Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2012 Finalists" exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art reside in the...

    Christie's to sell art from Robert Shapazian estate; Huntington to receive an early Warhol [updated]

     
    Robert Shapazian, who died earlier this year at age 67, was not your usual art dealer. Although he was the founding director of Gagosian in Beverly Hills, he had a PhD in English literature from Harvard. He was openly nostalgic...

    Monster Mash: Stolen Degas painting recovered; American Ballet Theatre dancers perform in Cuba

     
    Recovered: A painting by Edgar Degas has been found at a New York auction nearly 40 years after being stolen from a French museum. (Agence France-Presse) Cultural diplomacy: Members of the American Ballet Theatre danced in Cuba for the first...