Art

Hoist a Bud to Richie Budd

There’s more to this Fort Worth artist than frat-holes getting wasted inside a glass case.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth artist Richie Budd is accustomed to all kinds of unusual reactions to his sculptural installations and so-called “performative sculptures.” But his favorite response so far may be from a New York blogger who took...


Navigating Through Fort Worth

Local non-famous authors contribute to an online flash fiction collection inspired by the Modern’s recent Vernon Fisher exhibit.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Though it recently came down at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, K-Mart Conceptualism by Fort Worth multimedia artist Vernon Fisher lives on through a community writing project initiated by the museum. Navigating By the Sta...



Call for Artists

ANTHONY MARIANI
In anticipation of our inaugural Visionary Awards, to be awarded to three outstanding Fort Worth artists in various disciplines, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is crafting a special beer for us, the Visionary Brew. But there&#...


The Houses that Benson Built

Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...



Gallery

UNT Art Gallery
Gallery
Contemporary Mexican art is the theme at UNT Art Gallery. The current show there features video art, photography, sculpture, and painting about shared memories of Mexico City, celebrating the place’s size, sprawl, and habit o...


Sarah Green Does Jackass

The stars of the laugh-out-loud show and movies are the subjects of a Fort Worth artist’s digital paintings.
JIMMY FOWLER
How many artists can say they have work in the private collections of Van Cliburn and the late President Gerald Ford’s family as well as those of Henry Rollins and Johnny Knoxville? Fort Worth’s own Sarah Green, 51, is a Br...



Sarah Green Does Jackass

The stars of the laugh-out-loud show and movies are the subjects of a Fort Worth artist’s digital paintings.
JIMMY FOWLER
How many artists can say they have work in the private collections of Van Cliburn and the late President Gerald Ford’s family as well as those of Henry Rollins and Johnny Knoxville? Fort Worth’s own Sarah Green, 51, is a Br...


Fort Worth in Fluxus

The late-20th-century style is ready for takeoff in Fort Worth.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Hanging through the end of October at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will be Fluxhibition #4: Fluxus Amusements, Diversions, Games, Tricks, and Puzzles, a collection of more than 120 Fluxus artworks from 23 countries and ...



“Picture Pete” Still on View

Peter Feresten’s art-documentary photographs have taken on a second life.
COURTNEY ORTEGA
Known to his biker buddies as “Picture Pete,” Peter Feresten was an incomparable photographer and teacher. After his death in 2007, there was some concern over the fate of his archives: innumerable negatives, prints, and au...


Sharing a Constructive Spirit

Amon Carter shines a light on abstract art in North and South America in the early 20th century.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Modernism is sexy. And not just because Mad Men is set during the period of the style’s apex, the early 1960s, though there’s no denying the show’s appeal. No, Modernism conjures up an era, one in which father still knew ...