HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Kyle Baughman welcomes working from his studio at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center.
NEW YORK – If you want to freshen up your kitchen, look no further than Grandma’s old casserole dishes.
Vintage kitchenware is back in style — pieces from the mid-20th century painted with flowers, bright colors, and specific functions, such as bracketed chip and dip bowls or four-piece refrigerator storage sets.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – No matter how intricate the art or meaningful the message, Andrew Hattermann says his studio’s work comes down to one simple thing: Beauty.
“We try to make a church more beautiful than it’s ever been,” the Peoria resident says. “That’s our goal.”
SAN FRANCISCO – At the intersection of 1930s glamour and trendsetting street style, there’s Space Lace, a new San Francisco auction house specializing in vintage fashion, jewelry, accessories and interior furnishings. Space Lace is the recently launched auction division of Torso Vintages, an atelier with a twist in the city’s historic Jackson Square. Under one roof, high fashion clothing and accessories created in-house share the spotlight with curated vintage apparel, jewelry and interior furnishings selected for auction under the Space Lace banner. The company’s auction debut is set for September 6, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) – He was known as a “numbers guy” for 55 years. Then, one fateful day, Logansport resident Clarence Kapraun turned his back on the infinite possibility of sums and found favor in letters. But it was only one letter, really. Specifically, the “Ms,” as he said.
“The Ms” are this retired math teacher’s name for his M&M collection.
KOUTS, Ind. (AP) – Since he was a young boy, Chip Horn heard stories about the 1951 John Deere Model B tractor that plowed through his family’s history.
“Just stories,” he told me. “I never physically saw it.”
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The nymphs were invited to visit Italy this spring, but they are way too important to travel alone. Curator Lindsay Neal would have to escort them.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Researchers using a battery of modern imaging techniques have gotten under the skin of Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, but tests haven’t answered the key question about the world famous painting’s enigmatic subject.
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) – One day last month, a package arrived at the Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce offices bearing a long-lost firsthand account of the city’s Old West cowtown past.
EDINBURGH, Scotland – Nan Goldin is an American photographer best known for her deeply personal and candid portraiture. Her photographs serve to document herself and those closest to her, particularly the LGBTQ community and associated heroin-addicted subcultures. One of her photographs is featured in a Lyon & Turnbull Contemporary and Postwar Art auction on Thursday, April 16.