Posts Tagged ‘Amon Carter Museum’
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Fort Worth-centric Art Exhibit Opens In Dallas

Jeff Prince
An interesting art exhibit soaked in Fort Worth history opened today … in Dallas. The Dallas Museum of Art’s newest exhibit, Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, wouldn’t ...


San Antonio mayor Julián Castro.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 27 San Antonio mayor Julián Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention last summer, occupying the same slot that Barack Obama used eight years before as a springboard to bigger things. The ri...



Canaletto’s “The Molo,” shown in Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals.

Comics and Canals

BIG TICKET
This week we spotlight two presentations by our local art museums about the works hanging in their collections. The Amon Carter starts things on Thursday with an unusual “talk back” session, in which members of the public a...


John Graham’s “Table Top Still Life with Bird”

Three Musketeers

Betty Brink
For some reason, John D. Graham is never mentioned among the giants of the abstract expressionist movement. Born Ivan Gratianovich Dombrowsky in Kiev in 1886, he had been a lawyer and a decorated veteran of World War I before h...



Charles M. Russell Shows

Jimmy Fowler
I’m not a big fan of cowboy artist Charles M. Russell, whose Old West landscapes and bronze sculptures are a little too clean, poised, and heroic. But that’s precisely why so many people love them. Two Fort Worth institutio...


“Draw ‘Til Dusk”

Jimmy Fowler
As a UNT art professor told me many moons ago, drawing is an excellent, unsung form of meditation –– as long as you don’t get hung up on turning the final picture into some kind of masterpiece. The key is to draw only the...



“Sharing the Past” at the Amon

Jimmy Fowler
Anyone who cares for a family member, friend or client with Alzheimer’s can tell you that public events especially designed for patients and their supporters are pretty rare. The Amon Carter Museum hosts Sharing the Past Th...


Ron Tyler Resting After Heart Attack, Crash, CPR

Jeff Prince
The man who had a heart attack and drove his car into a dentist’s office yesterday is still hospitalized but doing much better today, according to a family friend. Author and historian Ron Tyler, former director of the Am...



Amon Carter Bags Cool New Painting

Jeff Prince
Can’t wait to go take a look at the Amon Carter Museum’s latest painting: The Illustrious Guest, featuring a depiction of famous orator and Kentucky politician Henry Clay holed up in a bar. Portraits can be cool, but I pref...