Faces & the JFK Paintings

  This month marks the 45th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, an event that permanently scarred North Texas. The current exhibit by Leslie Lanzotti at Artspace 111 features Monet-like renditions of photog...

El Día de los Muertos

El Día de los Muertos may be over and gone, but the holiday’s spirit will keep going at Arts Fifth Avenue. Lynn Hart’s paintings inspired by the tribute to the dead will remain on display through the month of Novem...

Halloween Art Exhibition

    There’s Halloween-related activities going on everywhere this weekend, but if you’re artistically inclined and in the Arlington area, you might want to drop in on F6 Gallery, 2008 critic’s choice for bes...

Back Again, At Last

Bror Utter, Cynthia Brants, and Kelly Fearing are among the Fort Worth artists usually mentioned first when discussing the city’s early ventures into Modernism. Their reputations and accolades continued throughout their c...

The Enemy Within

Standing – quaking, actually – in front of Kara Walker’s stark silhouettes of exaggerated racial stereotypes and loaded racist imagery from the antebellum South is like being trapped in a nightmare. Scrawny Ma...

The Art of Politics

      It hasn’t escaped the notice of our local artists that there’s an election season fast approaching. The Gallery Night show at Artspace 111 features Ed Blackburn’s depictions of current events. This sh...

TWU Faculty Art Exhibition

    Gallery Night will be upon us shortly, but before the deluge of art shows hits, you might want to catch the Faculty Art Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University. The biennial show will be be up only until September 19...

Amon G. Carter Redux

Local portraitist Scott Gentling is working on a long-awaited — and fresh — depiction of Fort Worth’s proudest forefather.
Jeff Prince
Nobody tooted this city’s horn like Amon G. Carter, the wealthy founder and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a guy whose political connections helped lure government contracts for the city’s defense indust...

Garage Art

The Fort Worth Convention Center’s new parking facility isn’t groundbreaking but still great.
Designer garages are nothing new. At Princeton University, TEN Arquitectos’ Enrique Norten uses an elegant stainless-steel scrim to hide the parked vehicles.

The Circle Remains Unbroken

The legacy of Fort Worth’s early Modernist painters is all around us.
Moldy pie! Yum!