Posts Tagged ‘art’
The Kimbell’s Japanese art is a backdrop for suits in Samurai.

A Shogun’s Armor

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When the makers of Star Wars were inventing the design of Darth Vader’s helmet, they borrowed liberally from the kabuto, the helmet that samurai wore, often adorned with ornaments to identify the warrior’s place of origin a...


Retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Hall Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 There will be many misty eyes at Winspear Hall when retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra. He’ll be playing as part of Shostakovich’s First Piano Conce...



Janet Chaffee’s “Spitze”

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Artspace 111
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Artspace 111’s new show is called paper, and it features the paintings of Jim Malone, the collages of Kate Rivers, and the lacework-inspired drawings of Janet Chaffee. The show has its opening reception at 5pm Friday.   ...


Justin Ginsberg’s “Lullaby Dreams”

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The Gallery at UTA
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There’s still time to catch UTA’s 14th faculty biennial, showcasing the works of 35 faculty members in every kind of media you can imagine. The show includes Leighton McWilliams’ photographs and Justin Ginsberg’s gossam...



Daniel Binelli is one of the featured musicians at the Latin American Music Festival.

Latin American Musical Celebration

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Two major musical events start Thursday: TCU’s ninth annual Latin American Music Festival and the official inauguration of the 298-seat performance hall in the Renzo Piano Pavilion of the Kimbell Art Museum. Pianist Olga Kern...


Though unavailable anywhere in Fort Worth, Semigloss can be purchased at several Dallas locations.

Semigloss: Sparkling Prose

A locally produced art magazine? Bradly Brown and Sally Glass have got you covered.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth new media artist Bradly Brown has had the kind of “urban artsy” college-and-career trajectory that the twentysomething characters on an HBO show often enjoy. The El Paso native studied photography as an undergrad...



Kern really opened up after intermission. Rodger Mallison/The Cliburn

The Piano in the Piano

Olga Kern inaugurates a new classical music venue at the Kimbell.
LEONARD EUREKA
The Van Cliburn Foundation took first dibs at inaugurating the handsome recital auditorium in the Kimbell Art Museum’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion last week, and most of it was memorable listening. Russian pianist Olga Kern, co-...


A scene from Balthus: Through the Looking Glass at the Kimbell.

Girls on Canvas

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One thing that great art does is make us uncomfortable. In this, Balthus’ paintings succeed like nothing else. The French-born, Polish-descended Swiss artist has enjoyed a major posthumous rediscovery this past year through a...



This untitled work, part of Beyond Memory at Gallery 76102, was painted by Arlington’s Lois, who taught second and fourth grades for 26 years.

Colorful Memories

Alzheimer’s patients put their brushes to canvas and access sparkling depths.
JIMMY FOWLER
Lisa Buck, coordinator of the Memories in the Making art therapy program for the Alzheimer’s Association’s North Central Texas Chapter, remembers a particularly striking watercolor work she saw created in the program. The a...


Linda Guy’s “Seedpod”

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Linda Guy is no longer a professor at TCU, but the Florida native is still showing her artwork here. The school’s show of her abstract paintings inspired by natural forms opened to the public last week, but its opening recept...