Posts Tagged ‘art’
Jim Covault shows Nate Davis what he means by the color Red in Stage West’s new production.

Red: Creative Blocks

In its new production, Stage West searches for Mark Rothko’s true colors.
Kristian Lin
Unlike, say, writers, visual artists can be illuminating to watch at work, which is why so many films and plays are about painters or sculptors. Showing an actor daub paint on canvas or carve a block of material into a sculptur...


Dog Days’ James Bobick, as the father Howard, hoists Josh Kelly, portraying the dog Prince, to his feet in an effort to make him stand and reclaim his humanity in second act of the opera. Photo courtesy: Peak Performances at Montclair State University (NJ) In association with Beth Morrison Projects

Opera Festival Time

Leonard Eureka
Of the three productions composing Fort Worth Opera’s 2015 festival, two –– David T. Little’s Dog Days and Ambroise Thomas’ rarely seen version of Hamlet –– are area premieres. The third, Verdi’s La Traviata, is...



Deran Wright’s “The Ferryman”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Grackle Art Gallery comes back with another of its patented one-night shows. In addition to photography, sculpture, installation, paintings, and performance art, there also will be live music by folky Fort Worth stalwarts Clint...


Todd Ford’s “Hover”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Art on the Boulevard is no longer at its usual spot in the 4300 block of Camp Bowie, but never fear, art-lovers. They’ve picked up stakes and moved a few blocks down the road, and they’ve got all their regular artists displ...



Michael Nye’s portraits of mental illness sufferers come to FWMSH.

Unquiet Minds

Big Ticket
The field of psychiatry has been around for more than 100 years, but there’s still much we don’t know about the workings of the human brain, especially in mentally ill people. Michael Nye was working as a lawyer in San Anto...


Dixie Longate (get it?) returns with her wares in Dixie’s Tupperware Party at McDavid Studio.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 15 - Dixie Longate’s previous party at McDavid Studio was so successful that she has returned for an encore of Dixie’s Tupperware Party. A one-woman show about an Alabama housewife who bills herself as the world’s gre...



Austin Queen’s “untitled”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Gallery 414’s current show consists of paintings by various artists who are inspired by informal snapshots, and they range from Rachel Black’s luminously photorealistic canvases to Barbara Arabian’s abstract studies of fi...


“Portrait (P. Lappat)” may be no match for “Sorrow.”

Framing Desire: The Big Picture

The Modern shows off its improved collection of photography and video.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
“Portrait (P. Lappat)” is imposing in both scale and content, with a gaze that’s inescapable. Though it’s the first thing you see when you walk into Framing Desire: Photography and Video, up now at the Modern Art Museum...



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Nancy Lamb: Social Butterfly with Bite

There’s more to this beloved Fort Worth artist than society satire.
Devon Nowlin
Nancy Lamb is a Fort Worth icon. If Facebook is a trustworthy barometer, she is perilously close to her limit of 5,000 friends –– she’s at 4,990 as of this writing –– so don’t try to friend her. Instead, like her pa...


Brenna Schraufnagel’s “Mint Couch”

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Fort Worth Weekly
While Fort Worth is sweeping up after Spring Gallery Night last week, Denton is holding its First Friday art walk, which includes a juried show at UNT on the Square of works done by graduate and undergraduate students. The open...