Posts Tagged ‘museum’
Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ “Limpia”

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Rose Marine Theater
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Fort Worth native Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ artworks spring from a complicated relationship with the various religious faiths she was raised in. Her show of paintings at Rose Marine Theater remains up until the end of the mon...


Linda Guy’s “Seedpod”

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GALLERY
Linda Guy is no longer a professor at TCU, but the Florida native is still showing her artwork here. The school’s show of her abstract paintings inspired by natural forms opened to the public last week, but its opening recept...



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An Opus in Pianissimo

The Kimbell’s new pavilion is a subtle homage to the Kahn original.
EDWARD BROWN and ANTHONY MARIANI
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’...


Hangman’s House of Horrors is hanging it up .

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 30 It’s the last hurrah for Hangman’s House of Horrors. After 25 years, the Fort Worth institution (which has always donated its profits to charity) is staging its last scare this week, as its founder moves on to sc...



This cup-holding figurine is part of the Kimbell’s Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes.

The Art of Wari

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In 2002 the Kimbell Art Museum acquired a Wari figurine of a standing dignitary that has become a popular item in the permanent collection. This week you can learn more about the time-enshrouded culture that produced that begui...


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Ruth Carter Stevenson Wasn’t That Old

Jeff Prince
Here’s the handout that was given to visitors at yesterday’s memorial service for Ruth Carter Stevenson, who guided the Amon Carter Museum of American Art since its inception more than 50 years ago. Well, not everyo...



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Museum Maker

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Amon Carter’s name adorns the Fort Worth museum that houses his beloved collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings — and rightfully so. Carter’s love of Fort Worth and Western art was unparalleled. ...


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.



Where Is My John Wayne?

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The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is holding an unusual sort of film retrospective while the Stock Show is going on. The Lone Star Western Film Series is showing John Wayne movies on Sundays, but rather than focus on...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 4 The cavernous Metropolitan Opera was long assumed to be a bad place to stage Baroque operas, with their smaller ensembles and intimate dramas. Yet the New York venue’s staging of Handel’s Rodelinda, about a royal ...