Posts Tagged ‘art’

True Grit

As a forthcoming Modern exhibit indicates, there’s little middle ground in contemporary art today.
Kultur
Next month, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth mounts a solo exhibit by Ron Mueck, the Australian artist whose hyper-realist figurative sculptures come about as close to defining contemporary art’s purpose as possible.


Ghostcar

Too Strong/The Art of Transition (Self-released)
Listen Up
With no identifiable tracks — or limitations — North Texas improvisationalists Ghostcar’s Too Strong/The Art of Transition is a paradox in polycarbonate.



Rainmakers Workshop and Daniel Bozhkov

Gallery
The Bulgarian-born artist Daniel Bozhkov just completed a rainwater catchment system for UNT’s Environmental Education Building.


Return to the Opera

Big Ticket
You may not know the name of Thomas Pasatieri, but you’ve almost certainly heard his work.



Digitalis Purpurea

Gallery
Nuremberg native Joachim Kersten conceived his current show in response to an invitation from the Bavarian city of Schweinfurt (“pig ford”) to design a show for their exhibition hall.


Alarming Heights

As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
Art
Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...



Wanna See My Etchings?

Fort Worth’s print artists from the first half of the 1900s are drawing the eye of art connoisseurs.
Jeff Prince
“Woman Combing Her Hair” by the late artist Bror Utter is a gothic hoot. It shows a seated woman combing her hair, looking at a large, severed hand and a tiny foot on a table in front of her, flanked by various kinds of bir...


Gold Fingers

Big Ticket
For its first annual Allegro Guitar Festival and Allegro Amateur Competition, the Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society has made sure it’s in good hands.



Digital Purpurea

Gallery
Nope, it’s not necessary to clean your glasses while viewing the blimpy, blotchy abstract paintings that compose Joachim Kersten’s show.


Where the Wild Things Are

The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
Art
In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.