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Winter wanderland

Pull on those snow boots and head out to the Visual Arts Tour, wintertime version. The self-guided tour, staged in February and October, makes it easy for people to roam …

Journey into self

Even in a literal sense, what you see depends largely on how you see. Look at something from different angles and the object of your gaze is going to change. …

‘Rabbit’ punch

The journey of “Rabbit Hole” to Spokane was surprisingly swift: from Broadway in 2006, to the Pulitzer Prize in 2007, to the Actor’s Repertory Theatre beginning this weekend. ARt pounced …

Living in ‘LIMBUS’

Harriet Sanderson sees art in infirmity. The Seattle artist’s show, “Limbus,” which comes to Spokane this week, features canes, beds and chairs, among other mixed-media installations.

Gloria de los Santos

Art form: Photography and encaustic painting.

Visual artist

Kim Erickson is an artist. Anyone who sees his work would not doubt that for an instant.

Still time to sign up for summer activites

Summer is creeping ever closer, as evidenced by the warmer weather and jittery children who can’t wait for the school year to end. Many summer programs have been accepting registrations …

Carrie LeMaster

Art form: Quilting. Best known for: “Rescued Denim Quilts” made from recycled jeans.

Wendy Zupan Bailey

Art form: “Euro Whimsical” art dolls. Best known for: Attention to detail. “I think attention to detail is what makes art interesting,” says Bailey, “that you can look at a …

Patience Rewarded With Clear View Of Masterpiece

Visitors lined up for hours Sunday outside a Milan church to see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” as it was intended to be seen without having to peer through …

Oldest Metal Statue Restored, On Display

The oldest metal statue in the world, a 4,300-year-old copper figure of an Egyptian pharaoh, is back on display after a $274,000 German-funded restoration. The 2-foot-high statue of Pepy I …

Children Remembered In Sculpture Kansas City Work Dedicated To Children Killed In Oklahoma

‘Flight’: A memorial to the children who died in the Oklahoma City bombing. Photo by Associated Press

State-Side View Cheney Cowles Museum Looks At World War Ii Through The E Of The Home Front

Unlikely as it might seem in a year saturated with World War II recollections, the Cheney Cowles Museum is about to present a 50-years-ago perspective that hasn’t been done to …

Painter’s Work Way Out There Thousands To Show Up Tonight For Exhibit And Indians Opening

Dan Marcilla, “The billboard of life is constantly being painted over.” Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review

Drug Traffickers’ Dali Auctioned

A 1972 work by the flamboyant Spanish painter Salvador Dali, seized from Colombian drug traffickers by U.S. officials, fetched $111,000 during a public auction Thursday night at the Bass Museum …

Wrap Artist In Berlin

Christo’s project to wrap the Reichstag in silvery fabric, tie it with blue ropes and let the world wonder what it means is just a month from reality. The old …

Artist A Big Draw Ex-Monk Makes Waves In Spokane Art World

As a bystander watches him work, artist David Wagner huddles over one of his creations. He was working on the pencil drawing at Fast Eddie’s Tavern. He said he likes …

Arts Funding Intact, But Opponents To Try Again

A crusade to slash state funding for the arts has been largely rejected by the Legislature this year, but some GOP lawmakers vow to try again. “We were very fortunate …

Four Paintings Sell For Nearly $32 Million

A portrait by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $13.2 million at auction Thursday, and a Picasso owned by the U.S. ambassador to France went for $12 million. The Van Gogh, …

In Good Hands Sculpting Nun Delivers Latest Creation To Yakima Church

1. Sister Paula Mary Turnbull 2. The sculpture of the Holy Family is loaded into a truck and taken to Yakima. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Russia Displays Stunning Art Loot Fate Of Works In Question; Germany Wants Paintings Back

Reporters view the art treasures taken from Nazi Germany after the war. Photo by Associated Press

Local Talent The Visual Arts Tour Was Very Successful, With Increased Attendance And A Happy Crowd

`W ell, not to be rude or anything, but I thought the tour was going to be, you know, kind of stuffy,” said the woman, and her three friends nodded …