WASHINGTON (AP) - A woman who paid $7 for a box of trinkets at a West Virginia flea market apparently acquired an original painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the purchase. Anne Norton Craner, fine arts director for the Potomack Co. auction house in Alexandria, Va., says the woman... more »
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - An artist whose museum piece with religious tones was destroyed by a woman wielding a crowbar has created a new portrait of Jesus for a Loveland church.
Enrique Chagoya's painting was revealed to a cheering congregation Saturday at Resurrection Fellowship Church. The Reporter-Herald reports it... more »
Paints, brushes, and canvases compose this new armory, which is housed at the Bemis School of Art at the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, and soldiers use these tools to heal on a weekly basis.
Aspen Pointe and the Fine Arts Center teamed up to create the Military... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities say a man fooled a New York art collector into thinking they were partners in the $1.1 million purchase of a missing painting when he was actually ripping her off.
Thomas Doyle was charged Thursday with conspiracy and wire fraud in the dealings... more »
A 1932 Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress has sold for $106.5 million, a world record price for any work of art at auction.
"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust," which had a pre-sale estimate of between $70 million and $90 million, was sold at Christie's auction house on Tuesday... more »
Pueblo Zoo animals have been painting in anticipation of Earth Day. On April 24 and 25 visitors will be able to view and purchase art created by our resident animals and some talented zookeepers.
All proceeds from sales will go toward conservation programs. In addition to being able to... more »
An obesity researcher analyzed dozens of famous paintings of the Last Supper and found that food portions have grown larger in more recent ones. Cornell University's Brian Wansink studied 52 paintings depicting Jesus Christ's last meal with his disciples. The paintings were done at various times during the last 1,000... more »
Monday, March 8th, artwork from local Veterans will be on display at the Denver VA Medical Center Auditorium locasted at 1055 Clermont Street. The art will display from 9am to 3:30pm on Monday.
It is estimated that over 75 pieces of art from among 45 different categories, including painting,... more »