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Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.

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Beneath its gallery space, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is preserving the legacy of several great American photographers.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see That Day, an exhibit of 27 black-and-white and color photographs by photojournalist Laura Wilson th...

Albrecht Dürer’s “The Nativity” is on display at AMA.

Scenes from the Nativity

The Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Magi, the Madonna and Child –– these incidents from the story of Christ’s birth have all been commonplace subje...

Lee Albert Hill’s “Blue Stem”


Gallery 414
Gallery 414 opens a new show featuring artists who take traditional forms to abstract ends. Jacky Ajchareepon paints minimalist, stylized landscapes, while Peter Hiatt’s photographs reference the digital world, and Lee Albert...

Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ “Limpia”


Rose Marine Theater
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”


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...


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’...

Hangman’s House of Horrors is hanging it up .

Night & Day

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

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...


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...


Museum Maker

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. ...