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— The Chrysler Museum of Art said Friday it plans to open a $7.5 million glass studio in a former bank building purchased adjacent to its site several years ago. Supporters hope the state-of-the-art 7,000-square-foot facility will combine with...
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Daily PressWhen famed decorative artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany hired Clara Driscoll in 1888, he made what may have been his most far-reaching and profitable business decision. Not only was the young Ohio woman an unusually capable designer and manager,...
When French painter James Tissot unveiled his ambitious new depiction of "The Life of Christ" at the Paris Salon of 1894, the epic though still unfinished series of nearly 300 watercolors was a sensation. Standing in the midst of this immense...
Six little kids walk into a darkened gallery at the Chrysler Museum of Art, lured across the shadowy space by a wall-sized screen filled with thousands of moving white dots. One by one they stop and gaze up at the mysterious sight, their faces turning...
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Few things attract our attention more than the face of another human. Familiar and mysterious at the same time, it's a perennial subject in art, spawning more images over the centuries than any other subject. With the invention of photography in the...
Daily PressMention the word "Victorian" today and -- almost invariably -- certain kinds of stereotypes tend to creep into the conversation. Stuffy, strait-laced and hypocritical are just a few of the terms often used to describe the culture that dominated the globe...
If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
Daily PressA rare canvas believed to be the only privately owned painting by Johannes Vermeer went on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art Wednesday and will be there through Sunday, Aug. 22. Vermeer's "Young Woman Seated at a Virginal" is one of fewer than 40...
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Daily PressNorfolk, the traditional urban center of Hampton Roads, is built up around the world's largest Navy base. It's home to one of the busiest international ports on the East Coast and houses an international airport. Its businesses provide nearly one third of...
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Daily PressHere is a complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule. Tickets can be purchased at www.vafest.org or by calling 671-8100. Virginia International Tattoo Sneak Peaks. Noon April 14. A pipe band from the Tattoo will perform a half-hour show. Tidewater...
Special To The SunNORFOLK, Va. -- The "new" Norfolk hasn't yet sparked the hype of, say, Atlanta or Charlotte. But this historic city's continuing urban renaissance could make it the next gleaming gem of the so-called New South. Situated along waterways where the...
Hartford CourantPORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
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