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Doug Atkins reads up on his new boss’ preferred aesthetic in Stage West’s Buyer & Cellar.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - The great Shakespeare director Trevor Nunn once compared As You Like It to a beer commercial, feeling that its rollicking good cheer was forced. Polly Findlay cures that in her staging of the comedy at the National The...


“L’ènetènafionale” is the centerpiece of Focus: Glenn Kaino. Photo by Tim Johnson, courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago.

Art Space

The Modern mounts a telescopic view of Glenn Kaino’s art.
Kristian Lin
Glenn Kaino is the subject of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s current Focus exhibition. Other artists like Kehinde Wiley have seen their work go from occupying just the one gallery that Focus takes up to larger shows at...



Carl Benton Compton’s “Woman With Nautilus”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
Carl Benton and Mildred Norris Compton were big players in the world of Texas art in the first half of the 20th century, and Carl served as an art professor for 25 years at UNT back when it was called North Texas State Teachers...


Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...



John Hernandez’ “Kuklasaul”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
The world of Saturday morning cartoons influences John Hernandez’ work, but he infuses their bright images with a dose of anticorporate satire. An installation of his drawings, sculptures, and wall reliefs is up at UTA, and t...


Thomas Hart Benton’s “Member of the Chorus” is on display at the Amon Carter’s show about the artist and Hollywood.

Hart Cinema

The Amon Carter explores Thomas Hart Benton and the movies.
Kristian Lin
The Impressionist painters were still around when cinema first appeared on the scene, and over the following decades the new art form slowly convinced people that it deserved to be taken seriously as both visual and intellectua...



Salvador Dalí’s “On the Seizure of Life”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
Pierre Argillet was Salvador Dalí’s longtime publisher and friend, and some of the artist’s work passed into his hands over the decades. Now Argillet’s daughter Christine is accompanying the exhibit of the Surrealist’s...


Transmission’s strongest piece is Barbara Horlander’s “She Devil’s Comeuppance.”

Purple Gold

TCU’s MFA exhibit shines.
Christopher Blay
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts is one of only a few galleries in the city bringing an international taste of art happening right now to town. Run by TCU, FWCA also serves as an introductory gallery for artists coming out of the s...



Ryan Clayton and wife Vanessa Clayton could be seen as local representatives of an entirely new art genre. Fever Dream Interactive

Fever Dreaming

Ryan Clayton places viewers at the center of his psychedelic art.
Edward Brown
Ryan Clayton admits his interactive and immersive approach to art lies somewhere between painting and live rock ’n’ roll. And he’s totally fine with that. A recent exhibit at the Race Street studio Bobby on Drums manifest...


Goya — Visions of Flesh and Blood plays at Rave North East Mall, Thu.

Faces Before Us

Fort Worth Weekly
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes is in many ways disturbingly modern. He excelled at depicting terrors of the soul, whether they were imaginary ones like the witches and demons in his “Black Paintings” or more concrete o...