“Colonel Platoff on His Charger” is one of the celebrated artworks at the Modern’s Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.

Princes and Queens

The Modern’s Kehinde Wiley show is glorious and momentous.
Kristian Lin
In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant funeral on a grand scale, the kind usually reserved for celebrating kings, battl...

Art by Elizabeth Ratliff


Fort Worth Weekly
Solo Female Dancer Critic’s choice: Carolyn Judson A principal dancer with Texas Ballet Theater, Judson took advantage of two huge opportunities to shine last season: as Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty and as the title cha...

Participants in the Teen Artist Project have the opportunity to display their works at Gallery 414 through May. Photo by Jesse Barnett.

The Modern’s Teen Art Project

It’s not just about art. It’s also about thinking creatively.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth welcomes nearly 180,000 visitors a year. Several hundred come as students participating in educational tours, and countless thousands more enter the sublime cavern to attend lectures, concert...

Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.

Extensive Archives

Beneath its gallery space, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is preserving the legacy of several great American photographers.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see That Day, an exhibit of 27 black-and-white and color photographs by photojournalist Laura Wilson th...

By Greg Rivera

100 Years of Painting

Decades of experience will come together in this Gallery Night pop-up exhibit by David F. Gibson and Greg Rivera.
Jeff Prince
It’s taken 50 years, but two of Fort Worth’s most outstanding (and still living) modern painters will finally exhibit their work together. On Saturday, David F. Gibson and Greg Rivera’s One Hundred Years of Painting will ...

Part of the festivities for Fall Gallery Night include the opening at FWCAC of Christopher Troutman’s drawings.


Lots of exemplary shows are opening on Fall Gallery Night. Here are just some of them.
Fort Worth Weekly
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association deserves a lot of credit for the popularity of Fall and Spring Gallery Nights, so the group can’t get too pissed to see non-FWADA art spaces capitalizing on the event’s popularity. Rem...


The State of Fort Worth Art

Several local art-world players gather to discuss what’s going on.
Fort Worth Weekly
Inspired by the dialogue that followed “Is Art Worth It?,” a piece I recently wrote for the Weekly about the trends and general state of the visual arts in Tarrant County, the Weekly and I agreed to bring together some loca...

Wilkinson’s installation piece was on display during Bobby on Drums at Shipping & Receiving.

Art, Money, and Love

All the news these days seems to be about connecting Fort Worth’s underground with its institutions.
Eric Griffey
Institutional Support Is Coming? Fort Worth has plenty of great artists, but it hasn’t traditionally been a nurturing place for young talent. For every Nancy Lamb-type success story, there are a dozen equally skilled painters...

It’s fitting that this year’s Fall Gallery Night comes right after Labor Day Weekend, when all of us, especially artists, may need reminding that hard work is its own reward. Daniel Blagg’s oil painting “The Dream Keeper” will be part of a group show at Artspace 111.

Welcome to The Art Issue

Anthony Mariani
I can hear you now. “The Weekly’s selling out, brah!” And, indeed, you’d have every right to be startled by our fancy cover. But slow your roll, kemosabe. First of all, this is not the first time an advertiser has purch...

Author Julia Heaberlin’s journalism background helps provide a sense of realism in her third novel, Black-Eyed Susans.

Black-Eyed Susans: Murder by Flowers

Texas author Julia Heaberlin draws from real-life experiences in her third novel, this one set in Fort Worth.
Taylor Provost
You can’t write a suspense novel with a female protagonist these days without being compared to Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl or Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train — or both. Set in Fort Worth, Black-Eyed Susans¸ the thi...