Posts Tagged ‘art’
There are lots of groovy paintings for sale at Artful Village.

Keep Artful Village Weird

Inspired by Austin’s arts and crafts culture, local Darren Houk has been hosting monthly mini-festivals.
ERIN RATIGAN
While walking through rows of paintings at an Austin art show with his wife three years ago, Darren Houk was struck with inspiration. Soaking in the color, vibrancy, and creative energy, he knew that he wanted to bring that exp...


Luther Smith’s “Swamp, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 2015”

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Fort Worth Weekly
TCU smartly gets a two-week jump on Fall Gallery Night with Biennial Faculty Exhibition, giving students a look at work produced by their instructors. The opening reception is at 5pm Fri.



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Is Art Worth It?

Fort Worth is getting better at supporting middle-class artists but still has a long way to go.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
corrected: Aug. 19. It’s the middle of summer, and most summertime exhibits at the museums and galleries are about to come down. Artists have retreated to their studios to create new works for the fall, so now is the perfect ...


Isabel Cano’s “Pirouette in Fuchsia”

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Fort Worth Weekly
The school year will be upon us before you know it, but before that happens, UNT on the Square is showing its first-ever exhibit devoted to the members of VAST. Some 60 artists will have their works on display for only 10 days,...



This carved walrus-ivory harpoon counterweight from the Bering Sea is part of the Amon Carter’s Indigenous Beauty.

Going Native

Amon Carter Museum’s Indigenous Beauty leaves too much unexplained.
Kristian Lin
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is hard to get to right now because of the extensive remodeling that the venue is undergoing, which has shut down the parking lot. It makes sense that, for now, the museum isn’t taking i...


Sir Joshua Reynolds’ ravishing “The Ladies Waldegrave” is part of  Botticelli to Braque at the Kimbell. Courtesy National Galleries of Scotland

Scots Wha Hae

Cultural treasures from the U.K. (for now) come to the Kimbell.
Kristian Lin
A show like Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From the National Gallery of Scotland doesn’t have much of a theme to coalesce around other than, “Wow, they have some nice things in that museum in Scotland.” Fortunately, t...



Michel Cruz Flores’ “Green Apple Envy”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Michel Cruz Flores’ show at Rose Marine Theatre features two series. The Emotionally Disturbed’s works depict negative emotions as characters, while Pistolero consists of portraits of famous people in an exaggerated style. ...


The Wild Feathers headline Kimbell Fest: Scotland, Sat.

Scot and a Lot

Fort Worth Weekly
Scotland is not its own country yet, but this past spring’s failed independence vote seems only to have spurred on events so that now its eventual breakaway from the United Kingdom appears to be a foregone conclusion. This bi...



Soon Warren’s “Heart of Cherries”

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Fort Worth Weekly
You can go around to eight different art galleries, or you can just stop in at FWCAC for their Selections 2015 show, which features works by regular artists from eight different venues around town. The show opened last week, bu...


This water jar from Hano Village on the Arizona Hopi reservation is part of the Amon Carter’s new show.

Homegrown

Fort Worth Weekly
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has long proudly showcased its works both created and inspired by Native Americans. However, this week, they welcome Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Co...