Posts Tagged ‘art’

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Randall Reid
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Fort Worth native Randall Reid’s mixed-media works make heavy use of distressed materials, frames within frames, and found objects to create abstract studies in texture and color. His show at William Campbell is up through th...


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The Art Institute of Fort Worth is a trade school, which explains why its new to the business of gallery showings. The school’s inaugural show features the paintings of Ron Tomlinson and one of his protégés, Zack Hawkins, a...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 3 A big clash looms this evening for the TCU women’s basketball team. The Lady Frogs are at the top of the standings in the Mountain West Conference, but lurking just behind them are the Brigham Young University Cou...


San Diego, Texas

A Fort Worth painter goes West - and brings along his Cowtown buds.
JIMMY FOWLER
Most of the time he was growing up in Fort Worth, painter Drew Snyder wanted to be a musician. It was his first artistic identity. Some of his friends and fellow students at Country Day School — including Ben Groff and br...



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Not to be confused with a similarly named wildlife painter from Idaho, Ron A. Cheek is the painter of some well-executed realistic renderings of still lifes and figures (mostly nudes). It’s the latter  Gallery, going on ...


Sam Sadigursky

Ken Shimamoto
It would be wrong to call Words Project III Miniatures a “poetry-jazz” record. To many folks, that description evokes a ’50s movie cliché of goateed beret-and-turtleneck wearers in a smoky basement, snapping ...



HADCenter in Effect

Last Call
In last week’s Last Call (“About to Blow Up?” Jan. 6, 2010), I mentioned an ephemeral creative force that appears to be inspiring a new era of art and culture here in Fort Worth. I referred to what our city co...


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Birds painted in an Audubon-like realistic style would be too straightforward for a venue like William Campbell Contemporary Art. Fortunately, Billy Hassell’s renditions of birds are sharp, stylized, and brightly colored ...



Snake on a Train

JIMMY FOWLER
Local fans of the late suspense writer Patricia Highsmith should probably forgive the fact that the author hated her native Fort Worth. The list of people and things she reviled was long and included Jews, African-Americans, Ar...


Michelangelo Glorifies Kimbell

ANTHONY MARIANI
We all know how important Michelangelo is. He painted a massive fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel for, uh, Pete’s sake, sculpted totally buff nudes out of marble (who knew that 24 Fitnesses existed back then?), ...