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Stories with subject: Painting
  • new storyArtist captures river at Edness K. Wilkins State Park 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 1:35 pm

    CASPER, Wyoming - The Florida man riding around Edness K. Wilkins State Park on a three-wheeled bicycle has paint on his shorts.

  • Mondrian show in Berlin traces artist's evolution of style 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 10:27 am

    BERLIN - Abstract compositions of black lines and rectangles filled with red, blue and yellow highlight a new Piet Mondrian exhibition in Berlin.

  • Mondrian show in Berlin traces artist's evolution of style story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 9:41 am

    BERLIN - Abstract compositions of black lines and rectangles filled with red, blue and yellow highlight a new Piet Mondrian exhibition in Berlin.

  • Near DC, Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getaway story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 12:36 pm

    MIDDLEBURG, Virginia - Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it's so close to Washington that it calls itself "DC's Wine Country." Middleburg is about an hour's drive from Washington, D.C., or about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Washington Dulles International Airport- perfect for a day trip or long weekend. Just in time for fall, October is Virginia Wine Month with special events to take in autumn foliage and milder weather.

  • Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77 
    Updated: Aug-30-15 4:39 pm

    ANDALUSIA, Pennsylvania - Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.

  • Art community grows in western Garfield County 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 2:07 am

    RIFLE, Colorado - In the past month, Rifle and Silt have played host to live music nights in coffee shops, a street art competition, a summer concert series, a Last Friday art celebration, an annual block party and more.

  • 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 story has photos
    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.