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Charges: Ex-Capitol Police officer stole, sold painting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin Capitol Police officer is accused of stealing and selling a state-owned painting by Wisconsin artist Aaron Bohrod.

February 06, 2016 5:31 pmLoading…
Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

This is a felt face created by Amarama Vercnocke in Rochester, Minn. Vercnocke urges her audience to touch her works. She "gives adults that childlike experience of touching the art" and claims "touch is an art that needs to be explored." She's even planning an exhibit for individuals with v…

February 05, 2016 12:15 pmLoading…
Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

This Jan. 20, 2016 photo shows art work inspired by David Bowie by Amarama Vercnocke in Rochester, Minn. Vercnocke urges her audience to touch her works. She "gives adults that childlike experience of touching the art" and claims "touch is an art that needs to be explored." She's even planni…

February 05, 2016 12:15 pmLoading…
Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

Amarama Vercnocke shows a sculpture she makes with wool fibers in Rochester, Minn. Vercnocke urges her audience to touch her works. She "gives adults that childlike experience of touching the art" and claims "touch is an art that needs to be explored." She's even planning an exhibit for indi…

February 05, 2016 12:15 pmLoading…
Battle Creek woman finds dual vocations as painter, pastor

Battle Creek woman finds dual vocations as painter, pastor

In this Jan. 21, 2016 photo, Sue Trowbridge stands next to her paintings on exhibit at Brownstone Coffeehouse in Battle Creek, Mich. Trowbridge is a pastor and a painter. She knows about heaven's calls and natural gifts. She's even seen heaven and nature sing. What she didn’t understand was …

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.

February 05, 2016 4:00 am Photos

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.

February 04, 2016 6:00 pm Photos

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a dragon that will be used on a goblet, with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects …

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath paints enamel on a bowl with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considere…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works o…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works o…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works o…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, a glass bowl is fired in a furnace with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works of art. (AP…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath looks into a furnace while making a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects tha…

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes the glass body of a dragon that will be used on a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers …

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes the glass body of a dragon that will be used on a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers …

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Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath puts enamel on a bowl with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered …

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