Posts Tagged ‘Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’
Dear White People plays at the Modern’s mini-festival this weekend.

It’s Bigger than Hip-Hop

Fort Worth Weekly
We’re not the only ones who’ve noticed the explosion in black filmmaking since a black man won the White House. So has Cary Darling, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram film critic who has organized Culture, Class, and Style: The ...


“Colonel Platoff on His Charger” is one of the celebrated artworks at the Modern’s Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.

Princes and Queens

The Modern’s Kehinde Wiley show is glorious and momentous.
Kristian Lin
In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant funeral on a grand scale, the kind usually reserved for celebrating kings, battl...



Kehinde-Wiley

I Want Kehinde

Fort Worth Weekly
It’s not often that an artist gets a boost from a TV show, but millions of viewers of Empire have seen Kehinde Wiley’s paintings hanging in the mansion belonging to the show’s wealthy rap mogul. The 38-year-old Los Angele...


Amber Tamblyn and Derrick Brown headline an evening of poetry at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - Franz Liszt composed plenty of both Satanic and Christian music in his career, and he lived a debauched celebrity youth before ending his life as a churchman. The many sides of this fascinating composer will be explore...



Laura West’s photograph of a trick rider at the 2001 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is part of That Day: Laura West at the Amon Carter Museum.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 9 - The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new IMAX film D-Day: Normandy 1944 opened last week, but we didn’t have the space to talk about it in last week’s issue. Today, though, is a perfect time to check out...


Orson Welles hams it up in Mr. Arkadin, part of the Modern’s Orson Welles retrospective.

Welles Done

Fort Worth Weekly
Too often, Orson Welles is portrayed as a tragic burnout case, a boy genius who made possibly the greatest movie ever when he was 26 and then descended into ruin and neglect from the film industry. It’s true that his late day...



Chad Gowen Spear and Marianne Galloway cross swords while Amber Marie Flores looks on in Circle Theatre’s Lovers and Executioners.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 19 - Before Shakespeare, so-called “morality plays” were written to show characters resisting temptation in favor of a virtuous life, but none have survived the years better than Everyman, an anonymous 15th-century work...


Paprika

An Appreciation of Satoshi Kon

Kristian Lin
This post was originally published on August 25, 2010 on the occasion of Satoshi Kon’s death and is reprinted below in advance of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Story, Style, and Character: The Art of Japanes...



The Texas Tenors close out another season of Concerts in the Garden, Sun.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 1 - This year, the Farmers Market has announced it will be open on Wednesday mornings as well as Saturdays. Getting there early will not only help you beat the summer heat but also give you access to the best selection of s...


Velázquez’ “An Old Woman Cooking Eggs” is at the Kimbell’s new show.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 24 - George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman is rarely revived because of its length, and when it is, it’s often done without the third act (performed separately as Don Juan in Hell). However, National Theatre’s produc...