Posts Tagged ‘art’
Kern really opened up after intermission. Rodger Mallison/The Cliburn

The Piano in the Piano

Olga Kern inaugurates a new classical music venue at the Kimbell.
LEONARD EUREKA
The Van Cliburn Foundation took first dibs at inaugurating the handsome recital auditorium in the Kimbell Art Museum’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion last week, and most of it was memorable listening. Russian pianist Olga Kern, co-...


A scene from Balthus: Through the Looking Glass at the Kimbell.

Girls on Canvas

BIG TICKET
One thing that great art does is make us uncomfortable. In this, Balthus’ paintings succeed like nothing else. The French-born, Polish-descended Swiss artist has enjoyed a major posthumous rediscovery this past year through a...



This untitled work, part of Beyond Memory at Gallery 76102, was painted by Arlington’s Lois, who taught second and fourth grades for 26 years.

Colorful Memories

Alzheimer’s patients put their brushes to canvas and access sparkling depths.
JIMMY FOWLER
Lisa Buck, coordinator of the Memories in the Making art therapy program for the Alzheimer’s Association’s North Central Texas Chapter, remembers a particularly striking watercolor work she saw created in the program. The a...


Linda Guy’s “Seedpod”

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GALLERY
Linda Guy is no longer a professor at TCU, but the Florida native is still showing her artwork here. The school’s show of her abstract paintings inspired by natural forms opened to the public last week, but its opening recept...



The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened, and the folks at Fort Worth Center for Architecture hope to capitalize on that with their Design Talk this week. The lecture ...


Larry Townsend’s “White Mist”

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GALLERY
Just to be clear: It’s not Gallery 414 but Gallery 440 that’s hosting a show of paintings by Larry Townsend. The senior vice president at Rattikin Title has taken up art fairly recently, and the opening reception for his ex...



Blay: “To have a full seat at the table is by definition an uncomfortable place.”

Frank’s Arrival

Is Chris Blay now an establishmentista?
ANTHONY MARIANI
He wouldn’t have ditched the event, but there’s a part of him that may have wanted to. Waiting for Christopher Blay at the Meadows Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University last week were dozens of North Texas a...


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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 A bevy of health problems has kept James Levine off the podium in recent years, a bitter blow to a man who was once one of the world’s most tireless opera conductors. However, you can see his return to New York’s...



Julie Lazarus’ “Murano”

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William Campbell Contemporary Art
GALLERY
Anyone who’s been to Venice can testify to the Italian city’s shimmering, wavering light caused by the water. Julie Lazarus’ show of paintings and glass sculptures at William Campbell is inspired by her impressions from t...


“Pomegranate Grouping” nicely embodies Ivey’s abstract realism. Courtesy David Wharton

Carol Ivey’s Illuminations

Think twice before labeling this Fort Worth painter’s work “decorative.”
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Ivey knows exactly when she fell in love with natural light. In the early 1980s, she was awarded an arts fellowship to work for 11 weeks on a small island called Ossabaw off the coast of Georgia. There ...