Posts Tagged ‘amon’

American Vistas

Big Ticket
This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.


Amon G. Carter Redux

Local portraitist Scott Gentling is working on a long-awaited — and fresh — depiction of Fort Worth’s proudest forefather.
Jeff Prince
Nobody tooted this city’s horn like Amon G. Carter, the wealthy founder and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a guy whose political connections helped lure government contracts for the city’s defense indust...



This Old House

Even a stellar Stage West cast can’t redeem a hackneyed critical fave.
Kultur
There’s not a bad seat in the house at the “Old Vic,” Stage West’s new, old digs at the industrial end of West Vickery Boulevard.


Carter Returns

Big Ticket
Having been shut down all summer due to repairs on the fire suppression system, the Amon Carter Museum holds its grand reopening this weekend.



Gold Fingers

Big Ticket
For its first annual Allegro Guitar Festival and Allegro Amateur Competition, the Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society has made sure it’s in good hands.


Life of Johnson

Big Ticket
The Amon Carter’s newest exhibit is called William H. Johnson’s World on Paper, and it pays tribute to the African-American artist associated with the Harlem Renaissance.



Narrow Focus

Art
The title of Amon Carter Museum’s current archival exhibition is misleading. Instead of 100 Great American Photographs, it should say 100 Great Historical American Photographs. From an artistic standpoint, a lot of the pics a...