Photos tile the office walls of Howdy Bailey Yacht Services in Norfolk. The sloops, barges, cutters and cruisers – some under full sail, others “on the hard” in boatyards – are interspersed with framed magazine articles about his boats, and plaques thanking Bailey for his charitable work.
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“It probably should’ve been crushed at the junkyard,” Aaron Lawyer says of the 1959 Chevrolet Apache 3100. Instead, it became a COVID-19 quarantine project after stay-at-home orders were issued.
Welcome to the McNair home on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Here, two generations of wooden decoy makers continue a craft that has evolved from a practical way to hunt fowl into a form of folk art with an ardent group of collectors and a relatively high price tag.
Contextualized. That’s how protesters describe the transformation of Richmond’s controversial Robert E. Lee monument. What was once a cliched nod to a complicated past is now a work of terrible beauty, raw and filled with emotion; a piece of public art renewed by the public’s own hand.
by Eric J. Wallace Larry Keel, a world-renowned progressive-bluegrass guitarist, dropped by a small music shop in Lexington in 2003 and was immediately smitten by a big dreadnought acoustic guitar hanging above the counter. Its sunburst coloring was reminiscent of a 1930s Gibson. An inlay of colorful vines spanned the length of the fretboard. And […]