Posts Tagged ‘museum’

Carter Returns

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Having been shut down all summer due to repairs on the fire suppression system, the Amon Carter Museum holds its grand reopening this weekend.


Faces

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Contrary to what you may think, the advent of photography didn’t do away with the tradition of painting portraits, even of photorealistic ones.



Alarming Heights

As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
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Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...


Little Children

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File this under the heading of The More Things Change … :



Big Shoes to Backfill

Ames Fender’s grandfather had a lot to do with how Fort Worth looks today — the younger might have something to say about that.
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Architect Ames Fender’s grandfather is Wyatt C. Hedrick, the man who’s most responsible for the way that much of Fort Worth looks — he designed the T&P Building, the Will Rogers Center, TCU Stadium, the main post off...


Geisha Girls

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The title of the Kimbell’s new exhibit is Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings From the Floating World, 1690-1850.



Life of Johnson

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The Amon Carter’s newest exhibit is called William H. Johnson’s World on Paper, and it pays tribute to the African-American artist associated with the Harlem Renaissance.


Redistricting

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As if there aren’t enough reasons to visit Fort Worth’s Cultural District, a slew of performance arts groups will be taking over the area’s museums and vying for your attention in Day in the District, a daylong celebratio...



Gallery Night Goods

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Like most good things, Fall Gallery Night is getting a little too big. There’s so much to see and so many people to fight through that its usual pleasures are fading fast. Gone are the quick refills of boxed wine. Gone, the s...


Nights of Cinema

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Federico Fellini began his filmmaking career as the Italian movie industry was picking itself up from the ruins of World War II, much like the rest of the nation. He started out in the same neorealist vein as his contemporaries...