Posts Tagged ‘collection’

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 ...


UNT Art Gallery
Heavyweight names will be on display at UNT Art Gallery’s show to start the spring semester. The fifth annual Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations features works by Judy Chicago, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, and...

Fort Worth Loses Hockshop Collection

A.C. “Ace” Cook’s beloved early Texas paintings have found a new home — in Houston.
Fort Worth’s most unusual collection of early Texas art has been sold, packed, and trucked to its new home in Houston, leaving the Stockyards poorer for the loss.


UNT Art Gallery
UNT Art Gallery has a department store feel this month because of its show Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations. The artists here are all from North Texas and all have works that are permanently displayed at various Neiman...

Fort Worth in Fluxus

The late-20th-century style is ready for takeoff in Fort Worth.
Hanging through the end of October at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will be Fluxhibition #4: Fluxus Amusements, Diversions, Games, Tricks, and Puzzles, a collection of more than 120 Fluxus artworks from 23 countries and ...

A Classic Rolls into History

Over the weekend the last of the inventory of the Pate Museum of Transportation went under the gavel. Amid the sounds of live music and the smell of barbecue, RM Auctions, a renowned firm of auto auctioneers, sold off the car c...

Major Collection

Four men who played pivotal roles in the creation of Texas are being honored in a one-of-a-kind exhibit at the Stockyards.

Ace Folds a Hand

Jeff Prince
Ragged children play in a San Antonio alleyway dotted with clothes hung out to dry and a strutting rooster. An artist captured the scene in 1932, an impressionistic look at life in one of the state’s hardscrabble pockets ...

Wynton Marsalis

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Good jazz is based on emotion. At its best, it colors outside the lines.

What’s it Worth to Save the Fort?

Cowtown’s emphasis on one era has left the rest of local history in the lurch.
Jeff Prince
The three swords once belonged to a U.S. Army officer of dragoons, back in the era when swords were serious weapons of war and not just graceful things used to cut cake at weddings and to show off at fancy military drills.