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Little-known artists star in Coeur d’Alene’s biggest art show

From photographs recreated in painted and stitched canvases to found pieces morphed into sculptures, the Emerge Collective Pop-Up Show displays art from all mediums. Friday’s show will feature 43 artists …


Lilac Legacy Artwork Show shares winners

The second annual Lilac Legacy Artwork Show and Reception was held last week as part of the Spokane Lilac Festival.


The Verve: Artist opens new gallery in Garland District

Artist Kay West grew up all over the country as the child of a serviceman. In high school, art was her salvation.


Art for the Park: Spokane’s CdA Park getting dressed up for the summer

The first Art for the Park event, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, is part of the 125th anniversary celebration of Coeur d’Alene Park. During the day, four teams …


Artist’s work explores dualities, connections

Multidisciplinary artist Chrissa Walker Chorvat creates in a no-holds-barred fashion with a proclivity for commentaries on sex and war – things that, to her, are closely related.


Art of the every day: Elise Engler offers detailed look at common scenes, objects

Elise Engler will bring her eye for detail to the Spokane area next week as part of the region’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series. In conjunction with her local appearances, her …


Artist finds peace – and lullabies – in paintings

Carol Schmauder drew and painted in oil in her youth. She gave it up while raising nine children because it was hard to “find a place to put oil paintings …


Bulldog sculpture at Gonzaga’s arena modeled after King Kong

The 5-foot-tall bulldog has guarded the Kennel Club – or student – entrance to the arena where the Gonzaga Bulldogs play their brand of winning basketball since Oct. 6, 2007, …


The Verve: Work helps artist address beauty, chaos of life

Using Sharpies, pencils, watercolors, oil paint and pastels on cereal boxes, glass, wood, paper and canvas, Hannah Koeske creates works thick with layers, often combining drawing, painting and words.


Artist views Native life with modern lens

Wendy Red Star recognized Chief Medicine Crow on the cover of a textbook and on the label of her Honest Tea, among other places. It was clear: When designers needed …


Create Spokane showcases arts all month long

Used to be, October would roll around and you could count on one thing: the Fall Visual Arts Tour. And you certainly can count on it again this year, as …


Create Spokane showcases arts all month long

Used to be, October would roll around and you could count on one thing: the Fall Visual Arts Tour. And you certainly can count on it again this year, as …


World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever. “Black and hideous …


Roving display highlights arts innovators

From a distance, they resemble the type of sandwich boards you might see advertising the daily specials outside of a café. Get a little closer, and you’ll see they’re adorned …


Spotlight: Waldman installation shows ‘Why We Live Here’

The Spokane Convention Center is sporting a new work of art. “Why We Live Here,” a photo installation by Spokane artist Gay Waldman, will be formally dedicated in a ceremony …


New trail spurs interest in ex-Atlanta rail route

ATLANTA (AP) — Since a new urban trail opened last month in an old rail corridor in Atlanta, it has drawn a steady stream of joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists to …


AP PHOTOS: Impacts of the Gulf oil spill

BP has agreed to pay a $4.5 billion settlement with the U.S. government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig, 50 miles off …


Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying …


Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying …


Museums, theaters among NYC attractions reopening

NEW YORK (AP) — Museums, the Empire State Building, Broadway theaters and many stores reopened Wednesday to the relief of tourists who’d been stuck in hotel rooms since the weekend …


High court weighs closely watched copyright case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed copyright protections for publishers, creative artists and manufacturers in a global marketplace in a case that has attracted the interest of …


Minneapolis workplace shooting victims remembered

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Israeli immigrant who started a signage company in his basement and spent decades building it into a successful business was among five people slain by a …


Americana revisited: Rockwell’s models reuniting

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Don Trachte’s cowlick has been tamed. Mary Hall is no longer a towhead. Butch Corbett is still thin, but not the beanpole he once was. And …


Baltimore police uncover 1951 Renoir theft report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have located a 60-year-old theft report from the day a Renoir painting disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art that matches the description of an artwork …


Baltimore museum has strong case in Renoir theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — An expert on art thefts says the Baltimore Museum of Art likely has a strong case to reclaim a Renoir painting that was stolen in 1951 and …


Renoir artwork from flea market now thought stolen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Renoir painting that caused a sensation when it was bought at a flea market for $7 may have been stolen from a museum six decades ago, …


Lofty NYC art venue is not for the faint-hearted

NEW YORK (AP) — Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime …


Philly pizza museum serves up slices, memorabilia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How much does Brian Dwyer love pizza? Let us count the ways: He holds the Guinness World Record for largest collection of pizza memorabilia; he has a …


Calif. art work emerges from Solyndra’s bankruptcy

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A small building tucked in the hills of Northern California shines with an unusual green glow from hundreds of glass tubes jutting out from one side …


No jail time for Obama ‘HOPE’ poster artist in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — The artist who created the “HOPE” poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign was ordered to do 300 hours of community service Friday …