Posts Tagged ‘art’
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Museum Maker

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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. ...


Yinka Shonibare’s “Odile and Odette” at the Modern.

Double Focus

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We were supposed to have only one new exhibit at the Modern to look at this weekend, but thanks to climate change, we’re getting two. Focus: Gary Simmons was originally scheduled to come to Fort Worth last October, but Hurric...



David Conn’s “Fox Hollow”

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Artspace 111
GALLERY
David Conn’s large-scale paintings and prints capture forest landscapes so dense that the branches and trunks almost become abstract elements. The artist has been working on these pieces since he retired from his TCU art prof...


Timon of Athens

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 Amphibian Stage Productions’ screenings of live broadcasts of National Theatre productions continue with Timon of Athens, Shakespeare’s fable about a powerful patron surrounded by sycophants and swindlers. The ce...



“Hubble Oculus #1” is emblematic of Smith’s fascination with geometric shapes.

Smith’s Infinite Bloom

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If  God is in the details, then John Holt Smith’s geometric paintings are truly cosmic. Working from photographs of landscapes, flowers, or human eyes, the veteran Fort Worth artist achieves minimalist symphonies of simple y...


John Carlisle Moore’s “Rabbit Full House Divided” is on display now as part of a group show at A5A.

Cottontail Fire

Outsider artists gather at Arts Fifth Avenue.
JIMMY FOWLER
The term “outsider artist” is often used to describe self-taught artists who proudly and defiantly work outside of any movement, commercial trend, or academic tradition. Fort Worth painter-photographer-playwright John Carli...



Dr. Seuss’ “Untitled”

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Milan Gallery
GALLERY
Milan Gallery has scored a coup this month with Dr. Seuss’ Secrets of the Deep, a retrospective of the beloved children’s book author/illustrator’s 70-year career, focusing on his lesser known and more grown-up drawings. ...


W.D. Smithers’ “Hotel, Study Butte”

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And X
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The Austin-based collective Lakes Were Rivers launches a show pairing an original work with a work from Austin’s Harry Ransom Archive. This Saturday, an opening reception will feature an auction to benefit the art publication...



Thomas Eakins’ “Miss Amelia Van Buren” at Amon Carter. ca. 1891, oil on canvas, The Phillips Collection

Museum Madness

KRISTIAN LIN
Two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open spectacular shows this week. The Kimbell at 40: An Evolving Masterpiece celebrates the museum’s anniversary with the best pieces from the permanent collection, including Caravaggio...


Cover photo by Linus Sundahl-Djerf

K8 in Your Face

Rebelling against hometown Fort Worth takes an avant-garde artist to success in New York.
ANNABELLE MASSEY MALLOY
For nine days in mid-July, K8 Hardy was marooned. On an island. She made the best of it, taking long walks on the deserted shore, sandwiched between wind-carved sand dunes on her left and the great blue Atlantic Ocean on her ri...