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“Aurora Borealis” is part of the Amon Carter’s Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

Parading Around

Fort Worth Weekly
Many people don’t think of African-American artists when they think of the great American abstract painters of the mid-20th century. Norman Lewis, born in Harlem in 1909 to Caribbean parents, made an abrupt turn into abstract...


Richard Thompson’s “Painter’s Farm #7”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Richard Thompson is a mainstay of the William Campbell Contemporary Art gallery, and he feels like he’s finally making art now that he’s old. His stylized, geometric rural landscapes are front and center at the gallery’s ...



Exit: Cliff Huxtable. Enter: “Uncle Babe (Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff).”

Riley Holloway’s People

Fort Works Art’s inaugural solo show is a triumph of portraits and paint.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
A somber, melancholic portrait anchors Riley Holloway’s solo exhibit at Fort Works Art. Its crisscrossed brushstrokes and deep, earthy tones convey the solemnity of the figure, an older African-American male, the artist’s u...


Art by Christopher Blay

Untitled: Auping vs. Shaq: Love, Art, and Basketball

BY CHRISTOPHER BLAY
PaperCity, a luxury Dallas mag, recently published an interview with Michael Auping, curator of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. A snippet of one of his answers promptly went viral. “A few years ago, a museum asked Shaqui...



Liz Trosper’s “Retrograde”

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Fort Worth Weekly
The extension of Art Room’s previous show, One, is appropriately titled Two, as this group exhibition shows works juxtaposing natural forms with more mechanical ones. The opening reception is at 2pm Sat.


Omisade-Amy-Gerhauser

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Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth Community Arts Center opens another slate of shows this week just in time for the summer, with particular emphasis on Omisade Amy Gerhauser’s environmental art and Jave Gakumei Yoshimoto’s anime-influenced scroll...



Thomas-Demand

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 4 - The Fort Worth Opera runs its annual Frontiers concerts this week, with excerpts from: Mikael Karlsson’s Diana Vreeland, about the famous fashion editor; Andrew McManus’ Killing the Goat, adapted from a Mario Vargas...


Fgallery24-29

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Fort Worth Weekly
The word “viajem” means “voyage” in Portuguese, and Kevin Tolman based his abstract paintings in his new show at William Campbell on the things he saw in that Iberian country. His abstract mixed-media canvases are on di...



Blagg

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Fort Worth Weekly
A Daniel Blagg exhibition more or less promotes itself in Fort Worth, but we’d be remiss not to point out his latest show Rambler going on at Artspace 111. His latest series of suburban and rural tableaux includes the Gregory...


Thomas Hart Benton’s “Shipping Out” features the face of John Paxton, father of Fort Worth-born actor Bill Paxton. The painting, now on display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, sold in 2014 at a Christie’s auction for more than $1 million. Private collection, Photo by Chip Cooper.

Benton and the Paxtons

One of America’s greatest art treasures has a long connection with one of Fort Worth’s most popular families.
Jeff Prince
Thomas Hart Benton was such a major American artist and muralist during the 1930s and 1940s that some consider him America’s version of Diego Rivera. Benton’s large, populist images are amazing to see, including the Hollywo...