Posts Tagged ‘art’
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Tavern: No Snookie’s

Remember Snookie’s? Snookie’s was this place on Hulen where the only people who could ever get served were TCU dudebros and football players. I used to live in nearby Stonegate, and it was the only bar within walking distan...

Benito Huerta’s “In Case of Emergency — Pull”


William Campbell Contemporary Art
“And these few precious days I’d spend with you.” Benito Huerta’s show at William Campbell takes its title from Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s bittersweet song about finding love late in life, but the exhibit is mo...

HOMECOMING! built crates from discarded IKEA furniture. Now to get the darn things to Sweden.

HOMECOMING! Takes Flight

The most significant art collective in town isn’t hamstrung by costs — but needs help.
Earlier this year, three entities interested in public art began a first-ever collaboration. The 13-member art collective HOMECOMING! Committee, Downtown Fort Worth Inc., and the taxpayer-funded nonprofit Fort Worth Public Art ...

Ashley Nason’s “Weather Station”


UNT on the Square
UNT Art Gallery opened a new show two weeks ago, and now the nearby UNT on the Square unveils a new exhibit, this one devoted to the Print Research Institute of North Texas. The exhibit runs concurrently with a printmaking work...

A still from Francis Alÿs’ video installation “Rehearsal 1 (El ensayo)” is representative of the Modern’s new, Mexico-themed exhibit.

Modern Mexico

Through 26 works by 23 Mexican artists, including Eduardo Abaroa, Francis Alÿs, and Edgardo Aragón, the complex world of contemporary Mexico is captured in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new exhibit, México Inside O...

Ron Nief and Tom McBride lecture at UNT Wed, Sept 18.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 18 If you’re a professor, it’s a tad embarrassing to refer to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air or The Spice Girls and find out you’ve dated yourself. That’s why Ron Nief and Tom McBride created the Beloit College Min...

Ann Ekstrom’s “Night Bloomer” is on display at Artspace 111.

Plastic Nature, Naturally

Painter Ann Ekstrom shines at Artspace 111
Inspired by her mother, the late painter and printmaker Beth Lea Clardy, Fort Worth’s Ann Ekstrom has spent most of her professional life reconstituting trinkets, jewelry, and toys into quietly extravagant paintings. Her new ...

Karen Rich Bell’s “Hybrid (From My Trials)”


UNT Art Bldg
In UNT’s new exhibit Beyond Natural, nine artists create sculptures and 3D art inspired by forms of the natural world. These include fantastical landscapes and sculptures that range from delicate to riotous. The opening recep...

Angel Fernandez’ “Yoke, Cycle, Cycladic”


Gallery 414
As colorful and inviting as children’s toys, Angel Fernandez’ sculptural works are some of the pieces on display in Gallery 414’s show Playful Intimate Assertive, which also features works by Peter Colley and Winter Rusil...

"Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" plays at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre thru Sep 29 .

Night & Day

WED ▪ 4 If you’ve found yourself wishing that Molly Ivins were still around to make tart observations on the state of Texas politics, you can take solace in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. Margaret and All...