Posts Tagged ‘art’
This cup-holding figurine is part of the Kimbell’s Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes.

The Art of Wari

In 2002 the Kimbell Art Museum acquired a Wari figurine of a standing dignitary that has become a popular item in the permanent collection. This week you can learn more about the time-enshrouded culture that produced that begui...

Still from GAS’ “Molitov”


Brand 10 Artspace and its annex, And X Artspace
You get two art openings for the price of one this weekend at Brand 10 Artspace and its annex, And X Artspace. The former opens a group show called Creating Havoc while the latter breaks out one called Ignite Change, by Tony Ca...

“Ring Around the Rosey” is one of several Johnsons on exhibit now at The Arlington Museum of Art.

Harlem Renaissance

One of the largest collections of African-American art ever shown in North Texas will hang at The Arlington Museum of Art now through late August. Featuring works on loan from a private collector by such legends at Jacob Lawren...

Whitney Coulter and Christopher Piper star in Jubilee’s latest, set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Incomplete Kiss

Jubilee’s latest is bright but not as rich as it could have been.
“I don’t fit into your father’s plan of creating a new batch of upper-crust Negroes,” declares Harlem jazz musician Jimmy (Oris Phillips Jr.) to his longtime casual girlfriend Yolande Du Bois (Whitney Coulter). It happe...


Fort Worth-centric Art Exhibit Opens In Dallas

Jeff Prince
An interesting art exhibit soaked in Fort Worth history opened today … in Dallas. The Dallas Museum of Art’s newest exhibit, Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, wouldn’t ...

Matthew Szal’s “Urban Bull”


Fringe Art Studio
Part of the new band of art galleries on Race Street, the Fringe Art Studio’s new show features photographs by Carson Sanders and paintings by Matthew Szal that ask whether a city’s history is erased by new construction. Th...

Life Is a Journey

So much of art history in the 20th century can be seen in the work of Romare Bearden. Born in Charlotte in 1911, the artist started out being influenced by Mexican muralists such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco before...

Tenor David Portillo’s version of the classic “Ah! Mes amis” will knock your socks off.

Glory Denied, Daughter Roll

Fort Worth Opera Festival continues with two totally different works.
For this year’s requisite dose of comedy, Fort Worth Opera went with Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment, a mid-19th-century bel canto piece about a young orphan girl who is raised by a ragtag group of soldiers in The ...

James Lassen’s “Velvet Elvis Costello” is up for auction at VELVEASL.


Here’s an interesting fact about velvet paintings: Velvet comes from the Kashmir region of Asia, and the first paintings on black velvet were executed by Russian Orthodox priests depicting religious icons of the Caucasus regi...

Danville Chadbourne’s “The Tenacious Mystery of Divergence”


Artspace 111
Danville Chadbourne will be all over Artspace 111. As part of the Bryan native’s new solo show, his large ceramic sculptures will be on display on the grounds outside the gallery while his paintings will be exhibited inside. ...