Category Archives: Arts Organizations

A new Picasso — and a hefty tax bill.

Jeffrey Gonano of Wexford in western Pennsylvania won the lottery for the 1914 Picasso painting L’Homme au Gibus (Man in the Opera Hat).  Mr. Gonano had purchased one of the 50,000 lottery tickets that had been sold for 100 euros (approximately $137) each.  The lottery was held to benefit two Arts and Cultural Projects in a UNESCO […]

Win a Picasso and Own a Masterpiece! But Hurry!

This is no joke (although it is extremely awesome!):  A drawing will be held on December 18, 2013 for a Picasso entitled  L’Homme au Gibus (Man in the Opera Hat), completed in 1914.  Here is a copy of the painting: Tickets cost a mere 100 Euro (approximately $135).  Only 50,000 will be sold.  Proceeds will benefit two Arts […]

Scott Johnson Awarded Golden Formstone for Support of Arts in Maryland

Baltimore’s Patterson Theater was packed Saturday evening for the Creative Alliance’s Grand Marquee Ball. Costumed patrons jostled for position as the CA honored E.Scott Johnson and Terri Rubenstein for their unflagging support for the arts in Maryland. Dressed as a mad hatter, Mark Steiner of WEAA bulleted Scott’s most recent arts accomplishments– reviving Maryland’s film […]