Posts Tagged ‘kimbell’
The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 8 The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened, and the folks at Fort Worth Center for Architecture hope to capitalize on that with their Design Talk this week. The lecture ...


An Opus in Pianissimo

The Kimbell’s new pavilion is a subtle homage to the Kahn original.
The Kimbell Art Museum building, designed by legendary architect Louis I. Kahn and opened in 1972, is one of the finest examples of Modern architecture in the world. Quietly confident and commanding, the Kahn building, as it’...


Night & Day

WED ▪ 22 The Cliburn isn’t the only traditional Fort Worth competition running this week. The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial tees off too. The drama of the Tiger Woods-Sergio García foofaraw will skip us, with neith...

"The moor" totally kicks Damien Hirst's ass.

Museum Swap: Bernini

There’s this really ridiculous, rarely fun game I play called Museum Swap, in which I try to picture an exhibit at one of our major museums –– the Carter, Kimbell, or Modern –– in either one or both of the other two. ...

A lion molded by Gian Lorenzo Bernini at the Kimbell.

San Lorenzo

There’s too much of everything in the sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, which is why they’re so wonderful. The native of Naples became the greatest Italian artist of the 17th century, a recipient of rich commissions from ...

New Poussin in Town

Big Ticket
Last week, the Kimbell Art Museum announced to great fanfare its $24 million acquisition of Nicolas Poussin’s “The Sacrament of Ordination.” In gratifyingly speedy fashion, the work goes on display this week.


Artspace 111
Artspace 111 has a show of photographs by Jill Johnson and Billy Stone up through the new year. The two photographers specialize in landscapes around the Southwest and humorous looks at local culture, though Stone’s picture o...

Parking Wars

When Fort Worth officials ordered up an 1,100-space parking garage near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, they decided it would be paid for via a $5 fee on all the parking lots surrounding the center, year-round. The city negoti...

Kimbell in Wall Street Journal

Anthony Mariani
The Wall Street Journal has reviewed the Kimbell Art Museum’s current exhibition, From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern. WSJ critic Willard Spiegelman calls the show a “giant Christmas stock...

Michelangelo Glorifies Kimbell

We all know how important Michelangelo is. He painted a massive fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel for, uh, Pete’s sake, sculpted totally buff nudes out of marble (who knew that 24 Fitnesses existed back then?), ...