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Early Texas Art Show This Weekend At Community Arts Center

Jeff Prince
Finding quality art by early Texas artists at affordable prices isn’t always easy, although one of the best places over the years has been the art show held each summer at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. That show b...


How About That World Wide Web?

Jeff Prince
The internet is way cool. I get emails all the time like the one I got this morning. Somebody gets to googling something or another, they stumble across a story I wrote years ago, and then they email me. It’s fun. Back in...



Early Texas Art Exhibit Begins Friday

Jeff Prince
Local art historian Scott Barker and his cohorts at Collectors of Fort Worth Art came up with a novel idea awhile back — they wanted to create an exhibit of early Texas art and ask a wide assortment of local art collector...


Early Texas Art Show And Sale Tonight And Saturday

Jeff Prince
Ho ho ho! It’s July in Texas and hotter than two fireflies mating in a wool sock, but art lovers around here look forward to the annual Collectors of Fort Worth Art show and sale like children awaiting Christmas morn. Thi...



Fort Worth Circle Artist Kelly Fearing Dead At 92

Jeff Prince
One of the last members of the revered Fort Worth Circle of artists died Sunday in Austin. Kelly Fearing, 92, died of congestive heart failure. Fearing was part of a somewhat eccentric art circle that introduced modernism, surr...


Fort Worth Artist McKie Trotter Shines In Houston

Jeff Prince
The curious works of Fort Worth modernist painter and instructor McKie Trotter (1918-1999) will be exhibited in Houston for the next few weeks, and they’re worth seeing if you happen to be down that way. Williams Reaves F...



Fort Worth Artist Brings Big Bucks

Jeff Prince
Early Fort Worth artist Bror Utter‘s intriguing oil on canvas painting “The Visitors” (1943) fetched $35,850 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas last weekend. That’s some serious cheese for local art. Utter (...


A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...



A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Dead At 74

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and noted early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook is dead. He was 74. Cook’s long fight against cancer ended Monday afternoon. Cook’s burial will be private. A memorial celebrati...


Ace Cook Hangs On At Harris Hospital

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth doctor diagnosed A.C. “Ace” Cook with Stage IV pancreatic cancer two years and nine months ago. Cook was given six months to live — max. Instead, the outspoken owner of the Bull Ring ice cream sho...