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Second Annual Visionary Awards

Tim Harding, David Lowery, and Devon Nowlin are tops in our annual local-arts celebration.
Anthony Mariani
Here’s a conundrum: How can Fort Worth have such an incredible array of art-related institutions and not be an “art town”? (At least not yet.) Yes, there are arty aspects of the Fort that are the envy of many other, older...


Long, soft polyester tubes dangle from the ceiling in Janet Morrow’s startling new exhibit.

Enlightened by the Dark

Janet Morrow’s hearing loss sparked her growth as an artist.
JIMMY FOWLER
Anyone who’s checked out conceptual artist Janet Morrow’s current show Ambiguous Belonging at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center was probably intrigued and a little mystified by its contents. Long, soft polyester tubes da...



Sargent paintings at Amon Carter

Amon Carter’s Sargent

Big Ticket
Two exhibits opened last Sunday: the sprawling The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark at the Kimbell Art Museum and the intimate Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark at the Amon Carter ...


McAn’s Implied Landscapes

Fort Worth artist Robert McAn celebrates the disposable at William Campbell.
JIMMY FOWLER
Photographer, sculptor, and mixed-media canvas artist Robert McAn says that if you look hard enough at some of his work, you can probably find the influence of Duchamp, Magritte, and other art school gods. But McAn insists he...



Allure and Utility

Fort Worth digital painter Sarah Green delivers her sharpest, most humorous show yet.
ANTHONY MARIANI
For years now, Fort Worth painter Sarah Green has been delighting viewers with her whimsical, colorful digital paintings –– she uses a pressure-sensitive pen on an electronic tablet. Most of her paintings have been portrait...


Fort Worth Loses Hockshop Collection

A.C. “Ace” Cook’s beloved early Texas paintings have found a new home — in Houston.
JEFF PRINCE
Fort Worth’s most unusual collection of early Texas art has been sold, packed, and trucked to its new home in Houston, leaving the Stockyards poorer for the loss.



Big Bend Dreams

The famous Texas terrain takes hold.
ANTHONY MARIANI
If Texas painters didn’t have the vast expanse of terra firma known as Big Bend, what would they paint? And don’t say “bluebonnets.” Or “breakfast tacos.” Or “guns and hilariously large pickup trucks.” Something...


Best Of 2011

Culture
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Gallery Art Show in Last 12 Months Readers’ choice: Piranha Bear, The Where House Critic’s Top Five: A Certain Shade of Aftermath by Timothy Harding, Gallery 76102 Guest-curated by Christopher Blay (past critic’s choice f...



Hot, Young Fort Worth Artists?

There aren’t many — at least based on the art up on the walls now.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Where my hot, young Fort Worth artists at?! Getcher hands in the air! Getcher hands in the air!


Fort Worth Library’s Contem?oraries

Big names — and even bigger ideas — abound in this impressive group show.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Ah, Fort Worth Library, or should we say, “The artist formerly known as Fort Worth Public Library”? You are now so much more than mere depository of books or, as we like to call them, “stupid things that are hard,” alth...