Posts Tagged ‘contemporary’

The Last Great Places of Texas

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The Nature Conservancy of Texas is an organization that protects wildlife and wildlife habitat in our state.


Digitalis Purpurea

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Nuremberg native Joachim Kersten conceived his current show in response to an invitation from the Bavarian city of Schweinfurt (“pig ford”) to design a show for their exhibition hall.



Alarming Heights

As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
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Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...


Digital Purpurea

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Nope, it’s not necessary to clean your glasses while viewing the blimpy, blotchy abstract paintings that compose Joachim Kersten’s show.



Where the Wild Things Are

The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
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In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.


Looking Forward / Looking Back

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William Campbell rings in the new year with a show of objets d’art selected from the gallery’s 2006 shows.



Show Offs II

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They just don’t stop making art in Texas, which is why you can’t go wrong with a show devoted to up-and-coming new talent.


Stale

Circle Theatre’s Bus Stop isn’t the problem — we are.
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If you want to check out a dandy example of the difference between film and stage acting, watch the 1957 romantic comedy The Prince and the Showgirl. It features Laurence Olivier, commonly cited as a titan of 20th-century theater.



Crossings

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For some people boating means the freedom of the open water, away from the pressures of life on the land.


Jim Lauderdale

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Jim Lauderdale has been one of Nashville’s most respected songwriters for a long time, but the corporate brass never considered him much of a singer. Oh, sure, he’s performed for years and recorded for Warner Bros., Atlanti...