Posts Tagged ‘artist’

Hoist a Bud to Richie Budd

There’s more to this Fort Worth artist than frat-holes getting wasted inside a glass case.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth artist Richie Budd is accustomed to all kinds of unusual reactions to his sculptural installations and so-called “performative sculptures.” But his favorite response so far may be from a New York blogger who took...


Navigating Through Fort Worth

Local non-famous authors contribute to an online flash fiction collection inspired by the Modern’s recent Vernon Fisher exhibit.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Though it recently came down at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, K-Mart Conceptualism by Fort Worth multimedia artist Vernon Fisher lives on through a community writing project initiated by the museum. Navigating By the Sta...



Rutledge Goes from Farm to Market

The Fort Worth painter has a startling new exhibit up now at Artspace 111.
JIMMY FOWLER
As anyone who knows her can attest, Fort Worth artist Jo LeMay Rutledge is both blunt and a bit of a wisecracker. When one of her oil paintings was recently accepted in a citywide show, the 61-year-old was asked to write a shor...


The Houses that Benson Built

Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...



Sarah Green Does Jackass

The stars of the laugh-out-loud show and movies are the subjects of a Fort Worth artist’s digital paintings.
JIMMY FOWLER
How many artists can say they have work in the private collections of Van Cliburn and the late President Gerald Ford’s family as well as those of Henry Rollins and Johnny Knoxville? Fort Worth’s own Sarah Green, 51, is a Br...


Sarah Green Does Jackass

The stars of the laugh-out-loud show and movies are the subjects of a Fort Worth artist’s digital paintings.
JIMMY FOWLER
How many artists can say they have work in the private collections of Van Cliburn and the late President Gerald Ford’s family as well as those of Henry Rollins and Johnny Knoxville? Fort Worth’s own Sarah Green, 51, is a Br...



How Vernon Fisher Came to K-Mart Conceptualism

The Fort Worth artist is the subject of an invigorating career survey at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth artist Vernon Fisher figures he escaped the bland certainties of a traditional rural Texas life through a crack in the façade between Protestant denominations –– his mom was a Baptist and his father a Methodist....


Culture 2010

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Male Actor Readers’ choice: David Coffee Critic’s choice: Todd Hart, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Theatre Arlington As executive producer of Theatre Arlington, Todd Hart has done more paperwork than stage wor...



Adios to an Art Collector …

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Stockyards businessman and art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook died Monday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. And, as was his fashion, the old horse trader got the final word. “Horse trader” applies to mos...


Sharing a Constructive Spirit

Amon Carter shines a light on abstract art in North and South America in the early 20th century.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Modernism is sexy. And not just because Mad Men is set during the period of the style’s apex, the early 1960s, though there’s no denying the show’s appeal. No, Modernism conjures up an era, one in which father still knew ...