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Fort Worth Weekly
Vicki Meek has come up with an unusual way of paying homage to the blues. Her art installation incorporates spoken-word performances by eight artists to underscore the music’s ability to help us deal with life’s misfortunes...


Dracula is easily one of TBT’s most popular productions. And for good reason.

Lusty Dracula

Texas Ballet Theater’s spooktacular classic was a rip-roaring blast.
Leonard Eureka
In his 27 years leading the Houston Ballet, Ben Stevenson choreographed many full-length ballets, from Swan Lake to Don Quixote and beyond, including four of his own creations: The Snow Maiden, Peer Gynt, Cleopatra, and Dracula...



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Fort Worth Weekly
Maybe it’s just destined that an artist named “Winter” should be obsessed with painting the cold. Winter Rusiloski’s latest show of realistic landscapes of the northeastern United States opens at Artspace 111 this weeke...


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Autodidacts

Outsider art comes inside to the Amon Carter in Self-Taught Genius.
Kristian Lin
The last time I wrote up a show at the Amon Carter Museum, I wasn’t overly impressed and speculated that the lack of access to the museum during its remodeling might have been a factor. This might be a coincidence, but now th...



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The Outsiders

Fort Worth Weekly
Away with the derivative and tritely academic products of the art schools! Give us the original artistic visions developed in isolation by lonely cranks and allowed to flower into their full weirdness! That’s the ethos of the...


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Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
No fewer than five art shows open at FWCAC this weekend, so you can take your pick. Art in the Metroplex is a juried show of local artists, while Art Beat contains the works of a collective, and Heaven and Earth is an exhibit o...



Nearly 700 art fans visited Shipping and Receiving’s Tilt Room last weekend to view 135 works by 63 artists as part of the pop-up art show Exhibitionists. Photo by Shane Green.

Exhibitionists on the Move

A new collective of young artists is taking its DIY show to a high-end gallery.
EDWARD BROWN
Exhibitionists, a recent pop-up art show at Shipping & Receiving, featured some familiar names, but it mainly served as a platform for new, emerging artists. That may not seem like a revolutionary concept, but in a city whe...


“Colonel Platoff on His Charger” is one of the celebrated artworks at the Modern’s Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.

Princes and Queens

The Modern’s Kehinde Wiley show is glorious and momentous.
Kristian Lin
In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant funeral on a grand scale, the kind usually reserved for celebrating kings, battl...



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Culture

Fort Worth Weekly
Solo Female Dancer Critic’s choice: Carolyn Judson A principal dancer with Texas Ballet Theater, Judson took advantage of two huge opportunities to shine last season: as Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty and as the title cha...


Participants in the Teen Artist Project have the opportunity to display their works at Gallery 414 through May. Photo by Jesse Barnett.

The Modern’s Teen Art Project

It’s not just about art. It’s also about thinking creatively.
EDWARD BROWN @ejb0017
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth welcomes nearly 180,000 visitors a year. Several hundred come as students participating in educational tours, and countless thousands more enter the sublime cavern to attend lectures, concert...