Posts Tagged ‘art’
“Jolly Flatboatmen in Port” is part of the Amon Carter’s Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River.

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One of the first internationally recognized artists to come from the American Midwest, George Caleb Bingham moved to Missouri at an early age, taught himself to paint, and by 1830, at the tender age of 19, was executing commiss...


On Display

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If you want to see everything our city has to offer culturally, there isn’t a better value than Day in the District. For one day, Fort Worth’s most venerable historical, artistic, and scientific institutions open their door...



Marissa McGowan (center) teaches kids their scales in The Sound of Music.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 17 It’s become a cliché: When autumn rolls around, the beer brewers are ready with a pumpkin ale (a peculiarly American style of beer, apparently). Still, the Visionary Tasting is different because it’s being spons...


Barbara Kruger’s untitled work is part of Urban Theater.

Bad Boys, Guerrilla Girls

Fort Worth Weekly
Nostalgia for the Me Decade probably never looked as good as it will in the Modern’s show Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s. The decade was a time of extraordinary ferment everywhere in the art world but particularly i...



David Vest’s “Black Bike”

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Gallery 414
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Art and cycling enthusiasts alike will want to head to Gallery 414’s current show. Inspired by the Guggenheim’s famous motorcycle show from 1998, Art of the Gearhead showcases bicycles built by artists seeking to balance be...


As with “Unseasonably Cool,” mischief pervades Judy Youngblood’s paintings, prints, and mixed-media works.

The Friendly Skies

Judy Youngblood talks about the weather in her striking new exhibit.
JIMMY FOWLER
There’s an inspired goofiness and an inviting tactility to many of the paintings, prints, and mixed-media works in Changing Weather, Judy Youngblood’s current show at William Campbell Contemporary Art. As the title implies,...



Fort Worth punks War Party return from a West Coast tour to play a free show at The Boiled Owl, Mon.

Night & Day

ANTHONY MARIANI
WED ▪ 10 Every week through early December, TCU professor Mark Thistlethwaite will lecture on the appearance, meaning, and importance of water and water-related issues in American art at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art...


Carole Bénitah’s “The Disguise”

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UNT Art Gallery
GALLERY
Where many galleries opened their new shows last week, UNT Art Gallery waits until this week to showcase photographers from as far away as Brazil, Sweden, Japan, and Russia with works that have appeared in the Houston FotoFest ...



Fort Worth’s Tony Saladino abstracts one particular historic district in his painting “Fort Worth Stockyards Revisited II.”

The Art of Preservation

“Cowboys and culture” may be suspect, but it’s still relevant.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Beneath the violet glow of dusk and across a dark, empty parking lot, a closed Costco megastore spills funnels of soft white light downward, creating angular, sinister shadows all around. Facing the building on horseback is a m...


Mary McCleary’s “Take a Boat to the Land of Dreams”

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The Gallery at UTA
GALLERY
You can get a jump on Gallery Night’s festivities by attending the opening reception for Mary McCleary and Andrea Rosenberg. UTA’s exhibit to open the semester features McCleary’s collages and Rosenberg’s drawings, and ...