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BMA announces event series tied to exhibit of Jack Whitten’s sculpture work

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Artist Jack Whitten carving wood on a beach in Crete, circa 1971. Image via the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Baltimore Museum of Art will host a series of concerts, panel discussions and parties in conjunction with its exhibit “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963-2017,” what the museum is calling the first retrospective of the celebrated artist’s sculptural work.

BMA appoints Paula Hayes to be its first-ever landscape artist-in-residence

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The Levi Sculpture Garden at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of the museum.

Artist Paula Hayes will soon be reimagining the 7.5 acres of idyllic Wyman Park grounds that house the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The BMA Presents New Exhibition by Internationally Acclaimed Artist Tomás Saraceno

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Photography by Vanhaerents Art Collection, © 2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has commissioned a major new work by internationally acclaimed artist Tomás Saraceno for an exhibition that will dramatically change the East Lobby and several galleries.

Made-in-Baltimore ‘Fearless Girl’ Sculpture Gets a Reprieve, Will Remain on Display in New York

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“Fearless Girl,” the sculpture made in Baltimore that has attracted national attention for staring down a charging bull in lower Manhattan, just received permission to remain on display until early next year.

Top Stories: Remembering Late Rapper E-Dubble, Sagamore Pendry Preps for Opening, Luxury Apartment Building Planned for North Roland Park

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The most popular story on our site this week was Marion Winik’s soul-touching tribute to E-dubble, a Philadelphia rapper who lived in Hampden for some time and forged a bond with our columnist’s son, Vince. E-dubble, legally named Evan Wallace, befriended Vince years ago when the latter moved back to Baltimore after he graduated from music school. The towering, prodigious emcee and the recent graduate wound up performing around Baltimore and going on tour. Even after they went separate ways, they remained in touch.

Last month, days after they met up in Philadelphia, Williams was suddenly hospitalized with an infection and fell into a coma. He passed away weeks later.

“I feel the loss as a fan, as a friend, as a mother, as a fellow wordsmith and swimmer in the pool of the English language,” Winik writes. “He was not afraid to write about death. It was all through his work. I only wish we could hear what he would say now.”

Here were our other most-read stories from last weekend through today:

 

Baltimore Archdiocese Honors Fr. Richard Lawrence with ‘Homeless Jesus’ Sculpture

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Homeless Jesus finally finds a home in Baltimore.

After getting turned away from Mount Vernon, “Homeless Jesus” has finally found a home in Baltimore.

City to Embrace Great Outdoors with ‘Camp Artscape’ Theme for 2017

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The largest free arts festival in the country is coming back. Next July, “Camp Artscape” will take over a handful of neighborhoods surrounding Penn Station for a long weekend aiming to transport city dwellers away to a more open, nature-filled setting.

Bob Dylan Creates Giant Sculpture for Maryland Casino

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Photo by  John Shearer
Photo by John Shearer

Bob Dylan is a man of many talents… including, apparently, casino sculptures.

Mysterious Mammals Spotted Trailside Near Lake Roland

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Visitors to Baltimore’s Lake Roland Park should be on the lookout for wild animals along the trail–but the wildlife may not look like what you expect.

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