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30 years after art heist, museum hopes to get painting back

TUCSON, Ariz. — An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre” sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona’s Museum of Art in Tucson.

Date: 11/30/2015 | Entertainment

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

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Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment

National Press Club’s Rockwell painting sells for $11.6 million

WASHINGTON — A Norman Rockwell painting of a small-town newsroom owned by the National Press Club since the 1960s sold for $11.6 million Thursday.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Nation & World

Check out special exhibits at the Schack, Cascadia Art Museum

Through Jan. 10, Cascadia Art Museum presents nearly 200 handmade Christmas cards from Northwest artists and designers of the early 20th century through the 1990s.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 11/20/2015 | Entertainment

A kitty muse for the great masters

Michael Frith spent the bulk of his career working with the Muppets, but his latest project has him reimagining history in the world of mobile gaming.

Date: 11/15/2015 | Entertainment

GuitART auction to benefit elementary school music students

Painted guitars and ukuleles will be auctioned to support the purchase of new ukuleles for students at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School in Lake Stevens.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsSteven Markussen: The Snohomish County Music Project will host the visual artist Steven Markussen at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Northwest Music Hall, located inside the...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

Realities vets know all too well depicted in exhibit at Everett Mall hall

Mel Grewing says he served two years, seven months and four days in the U.S. Army — "but who's counting?"His duty with the 4th Infantry Division in 1969 and 1970 took him to the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. On Tuesday, the 66-year-old Everett man...

Date: 11/11/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsMukilteo Arts Guild's Holiday Art Mart: The annual event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Free parking and entry.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsNorthwest Artists' Holiday Show: The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. More than 50 local artists...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Entertainment

Appeals court sides with Yale over van Gogh painting’s owner

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A federal appeals court has sided with Yale University in a dispute over the ownership of a $200 million Vincent van Gogh painting.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Business

Art brought to the surface

Scuba diving opened a world of ideas for artist d’Elaine Johnson

Date: 10/26/2015 | Local News

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Date: 10/23/2015 | Entertainment

Arlington Arts Council to honor Boulton at fundraiser on Saturday

ARLINGTON — One of the most active arts groups in Snohomish County, the Arlington Arts Council has made sure this city is enhanced with public art.Murals, sculpture and indoor art are among the many contributions the council has made.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment

Exhibit of black artist’s work is what Baltimore needs

OXFORD, Md. — Long before there was a "Black Lives Matter" movement, there was Ruth Starr Rose — an activist artist whose paintings nearly a century ago captured the dignity and spirit of America's black families at a time when stereotype and caricature...

Date: 10/11/2015 | Opinion Columnists

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Date: 10/09/2015 | Entertainment

Rockwell painting to be sold to benefit National Press Club

NEW YORK — Norman Rockwell’s painting of a small-town American newsroom is going on the auction block to benefit the National Press Club and its affiliate.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Nation & World

Schack displays art at Lynnwood Convention Center

LYNNWOOD — The Schack Art Center is displaying art at the Lynnwood Convention Center.The work, from regional artists, is displayed throughout the convention center.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment

Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyEventsSchack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; Teen Nights at Schack return 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. These free, after-hours events...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment

Intimate art

Impressionist paintings from well-known artists visit Seattle

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment

Popular Arts of the Terrace juries show begins Saturday

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The 37th annual Arts of the Terrace juried show has attracted work from artists who live as far away as Arkansas.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment

Edmonds Art Studio Tour celebrates 10 this weekend

EDMONDS — The Edmonds Art Studio Tour is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend with a self-guided, free tour of 25 studios featuring 42 artists.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Entertainment

Where to see art in Snohomish County

Snohomish CountyEventsCascadia Art Museum: The new museum, located at 190 Sunset Ave., Edmonds, currently shows works featured in the Northwest Watercolor Society's new book celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Entertainment

New showcase for Northwest art

In a building where shoppers once pushed carts filled with oranges, ground beef, milk bottles and frozen dinners, people now lean in not to inspect produce but to get a closer look at the brush strokes of paintings and the detail of sculptures that show the form and beauty of the...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Editorials

Check out Arlington art this weekend

ARLINGTON — Thanks in great part to the efforts of the Arts Council, this city has one of the best public art collections in Snohomish County.

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment

Where to see art in Snohomish County

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Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment

An Edmonds gem

Cascadia Art Museum a great addition to Northwest art scene

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment

Painter Elizabeth Webber leaves a legacy of faith, courage and art

Art was her life’s work, but Elizabeth Webber left a legacy far beyond the whimsical paintings she created. That greater legacy is one of perseverance, kindness and courage through terrible adversity.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

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Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment

Nominations sought for Everett arts awards

EVERETT — The city’s cultural arts commission is asking for nominations for its 2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards and Richard Wendt Award of Excellence.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment

Where to see art in Snohomish County

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Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 08/14/2015 | Entertainment

See art in action at Fresh Paint festival

EVERETT — Jody Cain will employ the skills she uses as an art teacher when she talks with people attending the Schack Art Center’s free Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work on Aug. 15 and 16 at the Port of Everett Marina.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Entertainment

Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyFresh Paint: The Festival of Artists at Work is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the Port of Everett Marina. The festival encourages visitors to engage with artists and the creative process as they stroll...

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

Sultan seeks to save its past

Deteriorating mural memorializes firefighters

Date: 08/03/2015 | Local News

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Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment

Find fresh art Saturday at festivals in Mukilteo and Index

The eighth annual Mukilteo Art Festival and the 12th annual Index Arts Festival are both on Aug. 1, drawing art lovers to the water and the mountains.

Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment

Paul Allen lures tech billionaires to Seattle Art Fair

Billionaire Paul Allen wants to bring Venice and Miami art world prestige to Seattle — along with deep-pocketed technology entrepreneurs.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 07/24/2015 | Entertainment

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Date: 07/17/2015 | Entertainment

Baby grand masterpiece

Kimberly Williams is painting a piano for Everett's Street Tunes

Date: 07/14/2015 | Whats Up With That?

Galleries and exhibits

Snohomish CountyStanwood Art by the Bay: The festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 and 12, includes more than 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, gourmet food. Free admission,...

Date: 07/10/2015 | Entertainment

Tribute in brick and paint

Snohomish mural is a memorial to local fallen soldiers

Date: 05/19/2015 | Whats Up With That?

Inspiration everywhere

Camano watercolor artists finds beauty all around him

Date: 05/07/2015 | Entertainment

Spring art auctions could set records

NEW YORK — New York City’s spring art auctions get under way Tuesday with exceptional pieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van Gogh and others whose work continues to fuel a robust market for impressionist, modern and contemporary art.

Date: 05/04/2015 | Life

Artists turn trash into treasures in Schack show

EVERETT — Gale Johansen says the annual "Saving the Environment: Sustainable Art" exhibit at the Schack Art Center is her favorite show of the year."It's exciting," she said. "I love looking at what other people bring to the show. I always...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Entertainment

Edmonds man remembers painter of iconic ‘Head of Christ’

Asked to name the world’s best known painting, you might answer “The Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci. Asked to visualize the most recognized artwork, a different image may come to mind. It’s called the “Head of Christ.” You know it. Perhaps you...

Date: 04/19/2015 | Local News

French cavemen's art gets new display

PRIVAS, France — Jean-Marie Chauvet noticed air whistling out from a crack on a plateau in southern France, so he and fellow cave enthusiasts went to investigate. What they found that Sunday in 1994 still fills Chauvet's voice with wonder: an immense cave covered with prehistoric...

Date: 04/11/2015 | Nation & World

Future of Flight hosting ‘Black Wings’ exhibition

MUKILTEO — The Future of Flight Aviation Center at Paine Field invites Snohomish County residents to view a touring exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and related paintings by

Date: 04/03/2015 | Entertainment

Bill Clinton portrait has nod to Lewinsky

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress.Nelson Shanks told the Philadelphia Daily News that a shadow beside Clinton is a literal...

Date: 03/02/2015 | Nation & World

Cezanne sketches found on back of paintings

Two unfinished sketches have been found on the reverse side of two watercolors by Cezanne — and officials at Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation museum says the collector who bought them more than 90 years ago probably never knew they were there.

Date: 02/22/2015 | Nation & World

Artist brings the arctic to life

Why in the world would you want to take your skills to Greenland and sit nearly motionless in below-freezing temperatures while sketching and painting?"I like to suffer a little," said Maria Coryell-Martin.If you're an expedition artist, having a...

Date: 02/15/2015 | Life

Showcase for students

Schack center exhibit celebrates young artists' work

Date: 02/13/2015 | Entertainment

Experience these winter art events

Winter is a good time for art events, inside or out.Here’s what’s coming up:

Date: 02/06/2015 | Entertainment

Betting fine art on the big game

The art folks are getting in on the big game.The Seattle Art Museum and New England’s Clark Art Institute are wagering on Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup between the Seahawks and Patriots. On the line: temporary loans of a pair of masterpiece paintings.

Date: 01/30/2015 | Life

Inspired and busy

Camano Island painter Jack Gunter to open new exhibit

Date: 01/21/2015 | Entertainment

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