Posts Tagged ‘art’
Painter John Holt Smith enlarges photographs until they’re abstract bands of color and then renders the results on aluminum panels. His “Oculus” series does this to pictures of human eyes, turning them into concentric ban...
Fort Worth Weekly
This Friday you can attend the opening receptions of two new shows at the Center for Visual Arts in Denton. Besides a group exhibition of wood pieces, the venue is showing Cat Snapp’s book and box structures, which you are in...
Watercolor doesn’t have to be limited to paintings, as the new exhibit at UNT on the Square cheekily entitled H2OHUE/UNT demonstrates. This show has 3D works and film that are rendered in watercolor as well.
For some reason, John D. Graham is never mentioned among the giants of the abstract expressionist movement. Born Ivan Gratianovich Dombrowsky in Kiev in 1886, he had been a lawyer and a decorated veteran of World War I before h...
Like Katie Paterson, an artist whose work was recently exhibited at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, North Texas painter Mark Smith draws inspiration from nature. Not happy little trees and stuff but the expansively infinit...
Janet Morrow’s hearing loss sparked her growth as an artist.
Anyone who’s checked out conceptual artist Janet Morrow’s current show Ambiguous Belonging at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center was probably intrigued and a little mystified by its contents. Long, soft polyester tubes da...
In his titular show at William Campbell, Houston sculptor Steve Murphy demonstrates his command of abstract wood and metal forms.
This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.
Historic Bomar Apartments
Modern ruined, thick and wordy isn’t just a one-evening exhibit of mixed-media work by Frank Artsmarter. It’s also a showcase for its venue, a newly renovated vacant apartment on the South Side.
UNT Art Gallery
Heavyweight names will be on display at UNT Art Gallery’s show to start the spring semester. The fifth annual Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations features works by Judy Chicago, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, and...