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Nonna Maria's Ristorante & Pizzeria serves up pizza with a topping of owner art

Nonna Maria's Ristorante & Pizzeria serves up pizza with a topping of owner art

Where others might have seen conflict, Nonna Maria's Ristorante & Pizzeria owner Frank Palazzolo saw opportunity. He melded his diverse passions into his Oracle restaurant, which doubles as an art gallery.

August 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pizza with a topping of owner art

Pizza with a topping of owner art

Frank Palazzolo, owner of Nonna Maria's, also spends considerable time painting people at the pizza table. Above, one piece shows pizza-eating presidents since Eisenhower.

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The smart collector: Portrait miniatures big in 18th, early 19th centuries

The smart collector: Portrait miniatures big in 18th, early 19th centuries

Q: Any info on my paintings signed Faleinell? Each is about 2 by 3 inches plus the frame. I'd like to know something about the artist, when they were painted, and value.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The smart collector: Bullfighter wasn't much of an artist

The smart collector: Bullfighter wasn't much of an artist

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Sales of Kinkade artwork surge after painter dies

Sales of Kinkade artwork surge after painter dies

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — In Thomas Kinkade’s hometown, at the gallery where his art career first took off, an original painting by the self-described “Painter of Light” sat unsold for years. Buyers were perhaps deterred by the $110,000 asking price.

April 09, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

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