“The Pointe de Héve at Low Tide”

Early Impressions

The Kimbell’s new show focuses on Monet’s youthful period.
Kristian Lin
If you’re going to put on an art show about Claude Monet at this point, you’d better have something new to say. That’s the challenge facing the Kimbell Art Museum, which opened Monet: The Early Years last week. The exhibi...

Prints of “Sisters” by Fort Worth photographer Chip Tompkins will be among a bevy of prints by emerging and established artists as part of Art Tooth’s Pop Up Print Project.

Art Tooth

A new hybrid gallery project is feeding Fort Worth’s appetite for modern art.
Edward Brown
The unfolding story of Fort Worth’s contemporary art scene would be missing a few chapters if not for the efforts of several young artists whose names have become familiar recently. Aimee Cardoso, Shasta Haubrich, Dee Lara, B...


Gallery Night Sums

There was more art than could be humanly digested, but our critic tried.
By Christopher Blay
I’ve really been drawn to the paintings of one particular artist lately. Erika Duque. I had a studio visit with her a few months ago before the Transmissions group show at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, and I’ve seen her pai...

Gabriel Dawe’s Plexus No. 34 greets visitors to the Amon Carter Museum through 2018. Photo courtesy of The Amon Carter Museum.

Nice Threads

A rainbow fills the air above the Amon Carter’s staircase thanks to Plexus No. 34.
Kristian Lin
The main atrium of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art was completed 15 years ago this October as part of the museum’s expansion. To mark the occasion, the museum wanted to do something more imaginative than place a large ...

In Fort Worth recently, expert John Buxton appraised, among other things, a pair of slippers from the South Pacific.

Antiques Roadshowing

Our fearless critic tackles the PBS hit.
Singer sewing tables, oil lamps, and china patterned with feminine chintz were once the staples of antique collectors in the 1990s. Thanks to the popularization of “picking” –– the hipper way to say “antique shopping...


Gray Area

Marshall Harris’ rigorous style pits content against craft.
Marshall Harris is as big and tall as you’d expect a former NFL player to be. At 6’7” and 280 pounds, he defies the stereotypes of a one-dimensional athlete. He is also the 2013 winner of the $50,000 Hunting Art Prize for...

Marilyn Waligore’s “Aluminum RG#1” won the top prize: $1,000 and an opportunity to participate in a solo or group exhibition in Artspace’s 2016-17 season.

Artspace 111 Hits

At the gallery’s Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibit, explore a range of work. And tastes.
Artspace 111 is currently hosting its Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, a six week-long show featuring 83 artists. The juror was Eric M. Lee, director of the Kimbell Art Museum, who also awarded various prizes. Marilyn W...

Dan Lam uses a cake frosting squirter to apply the tiny horns to her sculptures. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Miley’s Muse

Artist Dan Lam’s colorful drip art to be exhibited in Fort Worth.
Jeff Prince
Dan Lam didn’t break Instagram after she began posting photos of her colorful and unique drip sculptures last summer. Fewer than 1,000 people followed her back then. But the 28-year-old artist kept posting pictures, and her b...

Maier captured a time and place (Chicago) that revealed universal truths.

Vivian Maier: Street Photography

Now up at the Arlington Museum of Art is a career retrospective of a lost legend.
Street photography is like time travel. Instead of a portrait or landscape, these fragments of everyday life manifest the emotion and atmosphere of a specific point in time in a specific place, often artfully. The more distant ...

Exit: Cliff Huxtable. Enter: “Uncle Babe (Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff).”

Riley Holloway’s People

Fort Works Art’s inaugural solo show is a triumph of portraits and paint.
A somber, melancholic portrait anchors Riley Holloway’s solo exhibit at Fort Works Art. Its crisscrossed brushstrokes and deep, earthy tones convey the solemnity of the figure, an older African-American male, the artist’s u...