Posts Tagged ‘art’
Superman has some advice for “Jack.”

A Death in Pictures

Dennis Blagg gathers some of Leslie Lanzotti’s most skeptical JFK paintings.
Fort Worthian Leslie Lanzotti describes her painting style as “fractured reality.” Fitting then that one of her favorite subjects is shrouded in mystery. And not just any big question but one of the biggest in the history o...


The Campbells: Contemporary Classics

The first 40 years have been good for their gallery, the artists, and Fort Worth.
Some folks do a good job of promoting Fort Worth by putting on tall boots and a big hat. Others do it in boardrooms and legislative chambers, in front of grand pianos, or on sports fields. For 40 years, Bill and Pam Campbell ha...

Richard Thompson’s “Painter’s Farm #7”


William Campbell Contemporary Art opened in November 1974, and now the gallery is marking the anniversary with 40 Years and Counting, a show celebrating all the most distinguished artists who have helped make it into a Texas in...

Karen Weinman’s “Impermanent Chair”


Gallery 414
The malleability of human memory is the theme for the new show opening at Gallery 414 this week, featuring the multimedia works of Karen Weinman, Melba Northum, and Terri Cummings. The opening reception is 6-9pm Sat.  

Along with Ira Cohen, Fort Worth artist Zelmer Phillips, who died this year, created this portrait of Japanese dance pioneer Ohno Kazuo.

Moore Outsider Art

The fifth annual Holiday Art Extravaganza will be a retrospective of sorts.
While putting together his fifth annual Holiday Art Extravaganza, John Carlisle Moore knew there was one artist that he had to include: Zelmer Phillips, Moore’s longtime friend, Hip Pocket Theatre collaborator, and visual art...

An avalanche gets too close for comfort to a ski resort in Force Majeure, at the Modern. See Friday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 26 The Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was constantly misspelling his own first name. He wasn’t very good at reading and writing, but he was excellent at composing coruscating comic operas, and he did it all before...

Michael Mayes’ “Hank Williams Sr.”


Arts Fifth Avenue
This is your last week to catch As Close As. This unusual Arts Fifth Avenue show consists of Michael Mayes’ pastel rubbings taken respectfully from the gravestones of musicians both famous and obscure.  

According to the Modern, theater influenced a lot of work of '80s artists, including Robert Longo, who photographed his subjects in motion before drawing them.

Urban Theater: Still/Here

The Modern’s new exhibit harks back to the Decade of Decadence. Wonderfully.
It hits you like a rail of coke. The brightly neon-hued images and three-dimensional ephemera that cover every inch of the small dark room –– records, a piano, boom boxes, TVs, a Star of David, children’s toys, tinsel –...

Javier Téllez’ “Caligari und der Schlafwandler” (still)


Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts’ exhibit of Javier Téllez’ short films continues through December, but this is the last week you can catch his Caligari und der Schlafwandler, based on the silent film classic The Cabinet of Dr...

Albrecht Dürer’s “The Nativity” is on display at AMA.

Scenes from the Nativity

The Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Magi, the Madonna and Child –– these incidents from the story of Christ’s birth have all been commonplace subje...