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MANCHESTER, Vt. – After hiking over 200 miles on the country’s oldest long-distance trail, Rob Mullen had just 3 miles to go in the rain to meet up with his wife and father for a break.
Artist Jim McGee was at his easel when I arrived, working to create a vision in oil paints on a piece of hardboard.
Citadel founder and Chicago philanthropist Ken Griffin intends to keep in the public view the Jean-Michel Basquiat painting he recently purchased for more than $100 million, a spokesman said Friday.
When Jackie Casey went to her first paint and sip class at a Pinot’s Palette in Arizona, she was less than excited. In fact, she was preemptively embarrassed about her art skills. But after a glass of wine and a few hours, Casey was proud of her painting.
The theft of a painting changed how the world saw the Mona Lisa.
“She just approached everything with the idea that she was going to be as good as she possibly could be, and she stuck with it until she was,” said Leslie Randolph, her daughter.
The Spokane County Library District is offering Family Painting Parties at many branches this spring in a new program that is proving to be quite popular. Three sessions have been offered so far and they have been nearly full, said Public Services Manager for Early Learning Mary Ellen Braks. “Everyone had such a great time,” she said. “They’re asking when we’re gong to do it again.”
There are more than 35 venues and 200 artists – including actors, poets, filmmakers, painters, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fiber artists, and musicians – participating this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Students at Crossroads High School want their classmates to find hope in an unexpected place.
Alice and Chuck Harmon are preparing to add to the mix with a selection of new paintings to be presented today at their joint gallery opening, “The Moon in June Circles Around You.”
French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.
“He is a giant, a titan, and an example to us all.”
I knew that the best way to lighten up the rooms and make the whole house look bigger was to paint the floors white. Our contractor expressed nervous doubt. He, like many traditionalists, thought that painting the wood – despite its inferiority – was sacrilege.
Jason Sanchez, a disabled Army veteran, paints a mural in the school he attended 30 years ago when he was a student.
Insulated and heated, Charlie Palmer’s studio has become a creative playground for the renowned landscape artist. His passions stretch beyond depicting the distinctive Northwest creeks, waterfalls and riverbanks for which he is highly sought by art collectors throughout the United States.
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series fetched $81.4 million at Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art.
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series is leading Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art where it could realize around $45 million.
The Seattle zoo says North America’s oldest orangutan born in a zoo has died after struggling with respiratory problems.
Equal parts art and function, mixology book offers recipes and oil-painting prints
In his youth, Jason Lopez – who uses the name Tasko – wore a cape; running around in the night with a rattle can, adding color to the doldrums and seeing his efforts realized in the light of day. He did it while traveling between parents and struggling with his own identity and place in the world, leaving his mark from Eugene, Oregon, to Redding, California.