- Artist paints mural in trailer to promote parks history Updated: Aug-27-15 6:32 am
POWELL, Wyoming - Camping is an art, they say, and Powell artist Janet Bedford is transforming a camper trailer into a literal work of art.
- New book celebrates theater scene art, conservation efforts Updated: Aug-23-15 11:04 am
BROOKFIELD, Vermont - The most famous landmark in Brookfield is the Floating Bridge, which sits directly atop the water of Sunset Lake in the center of this picturesque Vermont village. It also hangs suspended above the stage at the nearby Town Hall.
- Spray paint artist brings 'can-do' attitude to City Dock Updated: Aug-22-15 9:05 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - David Jeon straps a mask to his face and puts on a pair of gloves.
- Van Gogh painting goes on view in Minneapolis Updated: Aug-21-15 7:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Art lovers in Minneapolis are getting a treat: A painting by Vincent Van Gogh is going on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
- Michigan folk art comes alive in wooden fish decoys Updated: Aug-20-15 5:36 am
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Craig "Curly" Spink swirls a hand-made jig above a water-filled 15-gallon galvanized steel tub in his Kalamazoo back yard, tugging and relaxing the line attached to a wooded fish decoy he carved and painted. He's trying to make it swim as realistically as possible.
- Oil portrait of P.T. Barnum gets facelift Updated: Aug-15-15 4:50 pm
BARABOO, Wisconsin - An 1847 oil portrait of showman P.T. Barnum has had a facelift.
- Artist sets mammoth task to memorialize 9/11 victims in oil Updated: Aug-15-15 1:04 am
LEESBURG, Florida - A television documentary about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks stirred the emotions of a Leesburg artist so deeply he has made it his mission to paint portraits of the victims from his garage-turned-art studio.
- Spanish police fly to Corsica to retrieve Picasso work Updated: Aug-11-15 8:21 pm
MADRID - A team of Spanish police experts flew to the French island of Corsica on Tuesday to retrieve a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was smuggled out of Spain, where it is considered a national treasure.
- Pass Christian artist specializes in chalk painting Updated: Aug-11-15 4:11 am
PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi - For 26-year-old Celeste Plaisance, working from her mother's dining room table - while Rizzo the puppy sleeps in her lap - brings her happiness, and that's worth more than any paycheck.
- France seizes $27M Picasso masterpiece smuggled from Spain Updated: Aug-04-15 9:04 am
PARIS - French custom officials in the island of Corsica have seized a 24 million-euro ($27.4 million) masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was banned from leaving Spain where it is considered a national treasure.
- Judge nixes extradition in case of painting looted by Nazis Updated: Aug-03-15 9:00 pm
NEW YORK - Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday.
- Novelist imagines the life of Pissarro's mother Updated: Aug-03-15 9:52 am
"The Marriage of Opposites" (Simon & Schuster), by Alice Hoffman
- 'Preacher Pimp' painting prompts protests in Middle Georgia Updated: Aug-03-15 8:22 am
MACON, Georgia - A panting titled "The Preacher Pimp" on display at the Tubman Museum in Macon is drawing protests from some religious leaders.
- Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts Updated: Jul-31-15 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON - George Washington University is honoring singer Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president's medal for their commitment to the arts.
- Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts Updated: Jul-31-15 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON - George Washington University is honoring Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president's medal for their commitment to the arts.
- Detroit art museum says 'thanks' to Michigan with programs Updated: Jul-29-15 4:38 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Institute of Arts is showing its gratitude to the people of Michigan for the state's help in preserving the internationally renowned collection during the city's passage through bankruptcy.
- Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme Updated: Jul-29-15 4:20 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - An Oregon man confessed to faking works created by well-known artists and selling some of the knockoffs to a gallery owner.
- Unique Ukrainian folk art on view at NYC museum Updated: Jul-29-15 9:35 am
NEW YORK - An exhibition of Ukrainian folk art inspired by an ancient ornamental painting tradition of home exteriors and interiors in central Ukraine is on view in New York City.