Posts Tagged ‘art’

Outré Fort Worth

Hearsay
I dare you to name another musician who’s done what Jhon Kahsen has: Almost every night for the past 25 years, the veteran straight-ahead jazz pianist, perhaps better known as “Johnny Case,” has been holding c...


Ace Folds a Hand

Jeff Prince
Ragged children play in a San Antonio alleyway dotted with clothes hung out to dry and a strutting rooster. An artist captured the scene in 1932, an impressionistic look at life in one of the state’s hardscrabble pockets ...



Autos for Art’s Sake

DAN MCGRAW
Several weeks ago, the Frisbee players and sun-worshippers and dog-walkers who normally take advantage of the big lawn just west of the Kimbell Art Museum found their routines interrupted by two drilling rigs that, over three o...


MoMA Movies at the Modern

Big Ticket
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth takes a two-week break from screening current independent films to make room for Still Moving: Classic Films from MoMA.



James Gill’s “Marilyn Study”

Gallery
Pop Art lives again at Milan Gallery. The downtown venue hosts a show of paintings by James Gill, a contemporary of Andy Warhol’s. The San Angelo-based Gill has been in seclusion for several decades, but now he’s pr...


Expressionist

Jimmy Fowler
All over the Fort, old neighborhoods are being rediscovered and redeveloped faster than you can finish this sentence.



American Heart Form

Jimmy Fowler
Live, improvisational jazz isn’t scary, it needn’t be excessively mathematical or theoretical, and it doesn’t require a college degree to be enjoyed.


Revivals

Big Ticket
With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.



Bits

Local curator gets personal, while public art shines over Dark streets.
Kultur
I always read with a little stack of Post-it Notes nearby.


The Beauty Is

Big Ticket
In November 2003, when the Cliburn Foundation and the Modern Art Museum were just starting their new series expressly devoted to contemporary music, the programmers set aside one concert for songs by three young composers bring...