Posts Tagged ‘Amon Carter’
Tom Wesselmann’s “Still Life No. 15” is one of the most uproarious pieces in this dynamic show.

Art and Appetite: Ravenous Beasts

You don’t have to be a foodie to appreciate the Carter’s new exhibit.
ANTHONY MARIANI
What we farm, hunt, buy, catch, kill, package, heat up, cook, serve, and enjoy privately or among others is merely a jumping-off point for Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. The 60-piece touring show, up...


Green Day's American Idiot starts at 7:30pm tonight at Bass Performance Hall.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 Rock music and Broadway haven’t always been best friends, but what the stage version of American Idiot may lack in plot or character, it makes up for in raw, idiosyncratic music, courtesy of Green Day’s ambitious...



Wayne Thiebaud’s “Salads, Sandwiches, and Dessert” at Amon Carter’s Art and Appetite.

Food, Glorious Food

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A few weeks ago we remarked in this page on Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” and how the glass in the diner’s window was so vividly rendered that you felt like you could reach inside the painting and tap on it. Well, now yo...


Fool For Love runs through Sat at Northeast Theatre Playhouse.

Night & Day

ANTHONY MARIANI
WED ▪ 4 Tarrant County College tackles Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, a drama about a man who travels more than 2,400 miles to a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert to reclaim his high school love. The play runs thro...



Life Is a Journey

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So much of art history in the 20th century can be seen in the work of Romare Bearden. Born in Charlotte in 1911, the artist started out being influenced by Mexican muralists such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco before...


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Ruth Carter Stevenson Wasn’t That Old

Jeff Prince
Here’s the handout that was given to visitors at yesterday’s memorial service for Ruth Carter Stevenson, who guided the Amon Carter Museum of American Art since its inception more than 50 years ago. Well, not everyo...



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Museum Maker

STATIC
Amon Carter’s name adorns the Fort Worth museum that houses his beloved collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings — and rightfully so. Carter’s love of Fort Worth and Western art was unparalleled. ...


Jacob Lawrence’s Panel No. 59 will be the topic of discussion, Tue.

Tuesday Talks

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A whole string of interesting lectures are being given this Tuesday, and some astute scheduling will allow you to attend more than one of them. TCU art history professor Mark Thistlethwaite continues his lecture series American...



Thomas Eakins’ “Miss Amelia Van Buren” at Amon Carter. ca. 1891, oil on canvas, The Phillips Collection

Museum Madness

KRISTIAN LIN
Two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open spectacular shows this week. The Kimbell at 40: An Evolving Masterpiece celebrates the museum’s anniversary with the best pieces from the permanent collection, including Caravaggio...


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...