Posts Tagged ‘Amon Carter’
Motley’s “Octoroon Girl” probably traversed a difficult path to luxury.

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Harlem Renaissance master Archibald Motley receives his due at the Carter.
JIMMY FOWLER
After a glance at several of the paintings in the national exhibit Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, currently on view at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, fans of 1970s American sitcoms may wonder: Did Motley, a Harl...


Soon Y. Warren’s “Oriental Red Poppy”

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Fort Worth Community Arts Center
GALLERY
FWCAC’s juried show Selections opened last week, but it’s only having its opening reception at 6pm Friday. The exhibit contains works in various media by artists from all over the city and includes a Tuesday lecture by Amon...



Archibald Motley’s “Tongues (Holy Rollers)” at the Amon Carter.

All That Jazz

KRISTIAN LIN
A New Orleans native who adopted Chicago as his hometown, Archibald Motley Jr. (1891-1981) never lived in Harlem, and yet he became one of the leading artists of the Harlem Renaissance, the great African-American cultural flowe...


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. ...