Posts Tagged ‘feb’

William Campbell Contemporary Art

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In his titular show at William Campbell, Houston sculptor Steve Murphy demonstrates his command of abstract wood and metal forms.


American Vistas

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This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.



City Grants a Reprieve

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Last month, Fort Worth Weekly told readers about Sharon Baker’s battle to repair her crumbling Eastside home (“Seeking Shelter,” Dec. 21, 2011). In 1964, she saw her mother and father shot to death there. Since then she...


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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...



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Brand 10 Artspace
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The first of 2012’s new art shows opens this week, and a good one looks to be at Brand 10 Art Space, with collaborations by Joel Kiser and Todd Hayes and by Benito Huerta and Janet Chaffee, as well as individual contributions...


Water Wars … um … Ignite

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You couldn’t say it’s the opening salvo in the Texas water wars. Those battles started when Texas was still a republic (“H2Ow,” Nov. 10, 2010). But think of it as a modern call to arms in perhaps the newest major grassr...



Your Guide to 817 Nightlife

Drink specials and local music round out Super Bowl week in “Cowtown.”
ANTHONY MARIANI
You’ve got to laugh. Now that North Texas is veritably the center of the sports universe, Fort Worth has never seemed so, well, small compared to Big D. Just go online and check out some of the national headlines. The stories...


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Artspace 111
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Jo LeMay Rutledge tried to avoid ranch paintings with so many other Fort Worth artists plowing the same ground (as it were), but in the end a stay at a friend’s farm inspired her to come up with her own angle on that whole ge...



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It’s the stuff of science fiction. Southlake photog Dornith Doherty went to Norway, England, and Colorado to take pictures of the work of seed banks as they attempt to record and preserve specimens of every plant in existence.


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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...