Posts Tagged ‘art’

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UNT Art Gallery
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UNT Art Gallery has a department store feel this month because of its show Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations. The artists here are all from North Texas and all have works that are permanently displayed at various Neiman...


Rutledge Goes from Farm to Market

The Fort Worth painter has a startling new exhibit up now at Artspace 111.
JIMMY FOWLER
As anyone who knows her can attest, Fort Worth artist Jo LeMay Rutledge is both blunt and a bit of a wisecracker. When one of her oil paintings was recently accepted in a citywide show, the 61-year-old was asked to write a shor...



Blogger Meets Artistic Bird On Jacksboro Highway

Jeff Prince
A new work of art is in my possession. It was created on my windshield by the late, great, local artist Sleepy. I was heading south on Jacksboro Highway this morning and saw a huge flock of pigeons on the side of the road no...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 12 One of four documentary films made by Alex Gibney in 2010, Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer is a frustrating viewing experience, because even though the former New York governor is interviewed extensively f...



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Firehouse Art Gallery
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Michael Laursen started out as a pupil at Firehouse Art Gallery, working with lengths of pipe and strands of leather. His work impressed Firehouse’s Keith Thomson enough to suggest adding clay pieces to his sculptures.


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William Campbell Contemporary Art
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Carol Benson has turned into a house painter in her new show at William Campbell Contemporary Art. Her works on wood or steel panels evoke the boxy shape of houses while also mimicking the texture of cloth, flowers, and other m...



The Houses that Benson Built

Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...


Don’t Go to Hell House

A creative post-Rapture premise goes to waste in a new locally written graphic novel.
COLE WILLIAMS
Discussing religion in an entertaining way is a difficult enterprise, and doing so memorably is next to impossible. Local writers Chad Feehan and Ryan Dixon have come up with a cool concept in their new graphic novel, Hell Hous...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 1 Arlington Museum of Art opens its new show in midweek, and even more unusually, instead of paintings or sculpture, the Christmas Tree Festival features trees decorated by various charities. Good for AMA for waiting unti...


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UNT Art Gallery
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Contemporary Mexican art is the theme at UNT Art Gallery. The current show there features video art, photography, sculpture, and painting about shared memories of Mexico City, celebrating the place’s size, sprawl, and habit o...