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Posts Tagged ‘art’
Rachael Banks Taylor’s “Taylor”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
We mentioned Art Room on our Night & Day page as one of the venues taking its first bow on Gallery Night. Its debut show is fitting entitled One, and it features local and national artists doing unorthodox takes on traditio...


Photo by David Dunn.

Lonesome Dove’s Rawhide

After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
DAVID DUNN
When most people look at a sheet of leather, they usually see just that: a piece of smooth, firm material. But leather crafter Jim Linnell sees each one hiding a new creation, like how a painter views a canvas or a sculptor a m...



Michael Carver-Simmons stars in SceneShop’s play at Fort Worth Fringe Festival.

On the Edge

Fort Worth Weekly
Ordinarily we would give pride of place to Spring Gallery Night (see: Saturday blurb), but we can’t resist an arts festival that’s making its debut, especially one with so many different performing acts. That would be the F...


Doug Atkins reads up on his new boss’ preferred aesthetic in Stage West’s Buyer & Cellar.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - The great Shakespeare director Trevor Nunn once compared As You Like It to a beer commercial, feeling that its rollicking good cheer was forced. Polly Findlay cures that in her staging of the comedy at the National The...



“L’ènetènafionale” is the centerpiece of Focus: Glenn Kaino. Photo by Tim Johnson, courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago.

Art Space

The Modern mounts a telescopic view of Glenn Kaino’s art.
Kristian Lin
Glenn Kaino is the subject of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s current Focus exhibition. Other artists like Kehinde Wiley have seen their work go from occupying just the one gallery that Focus takes up to larger shows at...


Carl Benton Compton’s “Woman With Nautilus”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
Carl Benton and Mildred Norris Compton were big players in the world of Texas art in the first half of the 20th century, and Carl served as an art professor for 25 years at UNT back when it was called North Texas State Teachers...



Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...


John Hernandez’ “Kuklasaul”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
The world of Saturday morning cartoons influences John Hernandez’ work, but he infuses their bright images with a dose of anticorporate satire. An installation of his drawings, sculptures, and wall reliefs is up at UTA, and t...



Thomas Hart Benton’s “Member of the Chorus” is on display at the Amon Carter’s show about the artist and Hollywood.

Hart Cinema

The Amon Carter explores Thomas Hart Benton and the movies.
Kristian Lin
The Impressionist painters were still around when cinema first appeared on the scene, and over the following decades the new art form slowly convinced people that it deserved to be taken seriously as both visual and intellectua...


Salvador Dalí’s “On the Seizure of Life”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Pierre Argillet was Salvador Dalí’s longtime publisher and friend, and some of the artist’s work passed into his hands over the decades. Now Argillet’s daughter Christine is accompanying the exhibit of the Surrealist’s...