Posts Tagged ‘art’

High on Art

Fall Gallery Night has something for the esthete and socialite alike.
Art
For the past three decades, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association has been putting on Gallery Night, one evening in the spring and one in the fall when local galleries and other exhibition spaces open their doors to the unwashed.


Cowtown’s Coolest Unsung Buildings

There’s more to the Fort than the Kimbell and the County Courthouse.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Maybe it’s the massive brick wall that greets downtowners entering the Stockyards via North Main.



Bodies at Rest

Please do not touch or nitpick the Mueck.
Art
Smug.”“Literal.”“Impervious to multiple interpretations.”“Susceptible to parody.”“Self-parodic.”“The Old Guard’s new clothes.”


Maverick Comic-Book Artist

Kultur
In 2003, a little-known Arlington comic-book artist began publishing a series about a teenager who comes back from the dead to fight evil.



Summer Mix

Gallery
William Campbell Contemporary Art apparently sees the need for a summer vacation as much as the rest of us.


The Last Great Places of Texas

Gallery
The Nature Conservancy of Texas is an organization that protects wildlife and wildlife habitat in our state.



Faces

Big Ticket
Contrary to what you may think, the advent of photography didn’t do away with the tradition of painting portraits, even of photorealistic ones.


Making Book on Art

Fort Worth’s public library re-enters the city’s art community.
Jeff Prince
Stealing a federal building intended for Dallas and getting it built in Fort Worth instead was a major coup for then-U.S. Rep. Jim Wright in the mid-1960s.



The Art of the Botanical

Gallery
Firehouse Gallery’s show has a title long enough to take up all of this space, so we’ll just tell you that it’s heavy on realistically rendered images of nature (mostly flowers) in various media by a long list of artists.


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.