Posts Tagged ‘art’
Bugs Bunny takes a starring role in FWMSH’s show about Chuck Jones.

Love Jones

Fort Worth Weekly
If Chuck Jones isn’t an American master, we’re hard-pressed to figure out who is. As an animator for Warner Bros., he created iconic characters like Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, Pepé Le Pew, and Marvin the Martian w...


A History of Violence

From Abe Lincoln to John Wesley Hardin’s shot-up playing card, Don Dow’s collections centered on violent ends.
Jeff Prince
The big cardboard box filled with dusty books hypnotized Don Dow. He’d become temporarily separated from his family on the town square in Santa Fe, New Mexico, while on a vacation in 1963. Dow ended up in a bookstore. Always ...

“Elder Brown’s False Teeth”


UNT’s new art exhibition Lost in Trans is not about transgender people but about works from the permanent and lending collections of the College of Visual Arts and Design. The “trans” in the title is a cut-off version of ...

James Lassen’s “Landscape”


Gallery 414
After a long gestation period, Fort Worth native and former Weekly Visionary Award winner James Lassen finally comes out with his new show about the ways in which we communicate. The opening reception for Textual Healing at Gal...

Fort Worth Weekly 01-28-15

A Short, Wild Ride

The Where House closes its doors on five years of wheels-off partying.
In the midst of the last show at The Where House, I looked around the room and tried to make sense of everything going on around me. This was two weeks ago, so my memory is fuzzy, but I recall watching Telegraph Canyon playing ...

Gyorgy Beck’s “Hood”


The Gallery at UTA
Hungary briefly takes over the Gallery at UTA this month when Hungarian-born artists Gyorgy Beck and Sylvia Plachy show their works. Longtime friends, the artists share a similar dreamy aesthetic even though they work in differ...

Henri Fantin-Latour’s striking “A Studio at Les Batignolles” is a group portrait.

Impressive Faces

Van Gogh, Monet, Gaugin, and several other revolutionary painters come to life at the Kimbell.
We just can’t shake him. On billboards, on buses, in publications like this one –– it seems that wherever we look, there’s Vincent van Gogh staring back at us. The legendary Dutch artist’s 1887 self-portrait, its vibr...

Layla Luna’s “7 Moves”


Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
Artists like Leonardo da Vinci showed the world how art and mathematics could speak to each other. Fort Worth Contemporary Arts hopes to continue that hallowed tradition with its show 1-7, featuring pieces by seven local MFA st...

Bea’s “Through the Woods”


Fort Worth’s first new art exhibit of 2015 is Songs From the Shadows, a collection of 25 watercolors painted by dementia patients in the North Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The reception is 6-9pm Fri.  

David LaFevor’s “untitled”


UTA Library
To put it mildly, now is an interesting time to see David LaFevor’s Cuba: Histories of the Present, with its photographs of contemporary street life in Cuba. With the two nations’ recent move to normalize relations, you mig...