You know you botched the mediation when, after five years of proceedings, the Sixth Circuit refers to your work as "a model of how not to conduct one." Or you could read the court's opinion, which is a 10-page retelling of every imaginable way in which one could fail at......
GE Capital Retail Bank and The Thomas Kinkade Company Introduce a Private Label Credit Card Program Financing Available for Painter of Light™ Artwork and Licensed Products Purchases STAMFORD, Conn. & MORGAN HILL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--...Show More Summary
The death of Thomas Kinkade did not signify an end to the popular artist’s signature paintings. A group of artists have taken up where the “Painter of Light” left off, releasing new paintings nearly identical to the ones done by Kinkade himself. Thomas Kinkade Studios is comprised of artists who studied directly under Kinkade. By [...]Show More Summary
Courtesy of Trimpin and Winston WÄchter Fine Art Pay a quarter, see the Kinkade for two seconds before the mirror comes back down. The late Thomas Kinkade's painting empire was always dirty—and I mean truly gross, not naughty and fun. Show More Summary
... by Chip Ahoy: ... who explains how he did it here. This is my original, mere reality, deemed too bleak by those who find fulfillment in the work of Thomas Kinkade: And here's a genuine Kinkade Christmas scene, whose deer look familiar... Show More Summary
It feels like the kind of Christmas miracle depicted in a Thomas Kinkade painting.
$66M Thomas Kinkade estate dispute between widow and girlfriend quietly settled SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Thomas Kinkade's widow and girlfriend have reached a settlement after a dispute over the late artist's $66 million estate, their attorneys said Wednesday. Show More Summary
SAN JOSE (AP).- Thomas Kinkade's widow and girlfriend have reached a settlement after a dispute over the late artist's $66 million estate, their attorneys said Wednesday. The San Jose Mercury News reports (http://bit.ly/Wq5kti ) that...Show More Summary
And just like that, the drama surrounding Thomas Kinkade's estate has come to an end. Kinkade's estranged wife, Nanette, has settled with Amy Pinto, Kinkade's girlfriend who had been living with him and refused to leave his house after he died. There are no details about who gets what, but...
The Thomas Kinkade estate dispute between the late painter’s widow and his mistress was secretly settled, according to statements by their attorneys on Wednesday. Counsel for bot Nanette Kinkade and the late painter’s girlfriend, Amy Pinto, announced the settlement but they did not provide any further information, reports The San Francisco Chronicle. It is unclear [...]Show More Summary
If ever there was a contemporary artist perfectly suited for having a game based on his work, it's Roger Dean. I mean, yeah, a Thomas Kinkade hidden object game would please my aunts, and I can think of a dozen games that remind me of the artwork of Laylah Ali, but when it comes time to fly dragons through mystical landscapes, you go with Roger Dean, right?
Calendars! Monthly calendars and tchotchkes. That's the Thomas Kinkade approach to gift giving: Culture as knickknack. Slap the Mona Lisa on a mug. Stick a picture of Monet's water lilies on a mousepad, and you're done. But do we really...Show More Summary
In a Nov. 15 "Movies," Dana Stevens misspelled Thomas Kinkade's last name.
Last month we asked if Jon McNaughton was the right artist to take Thomas Kinkade's place in American culture and decided that it was not a good fit: McNaughton's much more concerned with ranting than actually painting. No, the next Painter of Light cannot be somebody with too many complex ideas. Show More Summary
Do you remember the last time Grandma was here? Four solid hours of QVC later, she ran up a four-figure Visa bill buying rotating musical Tiffany lamps, a matching faux badger fur stole and boots, a complete set of Thomas Kinkade memorial potholders, and a six-month supply of “Forever Snooki” scented bath gels! Oh, the [...]
As we discussed last month, the passing of the Painter of Light left a huge Thomas Kinkade-sized hole in the American cultural landscape. Was he merely an outlier, or is there another Kinkade out there ready to occupy the same territory?...Show More Summary
For some reason, we really only ever see Godzilla rampaging in massive cities, but never in small, rural areas like those in the paintings of Thomas Kinkade. Man would I love to see him fight Mothra in one of these villages. Imagine the lights dancing off their skin. Link Via i09
Godzilla has never taken on an enemy quite like this. Instead of stomping his way through the streets of Tokyo or battling Mothra or King Ghidorah, this Godzilla is attacking the luminous world of the late painter Thomas Kinkade. Mo...
Thomas Kinkade's girlfriend is still living in his $7 million Monte Sereno mansion, blissfully ignoring demands from Kinkade's estranged wife for $12,500 a month in rent, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Amy Pinto says she and Kinkade were engaged when he died, and she has two documents she...
Of all the months we've looked at so far, the August image in the Thomas Kinkade 2012 calendar may be the most quintessentially Kinkadian. The lighthouse. The cottage. The trademark glow. This one should have been effortless to critique. Show More Summary