Posts Tagged ‘museums’
Iron, leather, gold, and bronze combine in this suit of armor from the mid-Edo Period.

Samurai: Killer Style

Armor, helmets, masks, and serious scholarship make this Kimbell exhibit a winner.
NICOLE CRITES
Apparently, ancient Japanese samurai were as stylish as they were fearsome. Though Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection has been up for several months now, the Kimbell Art Museum is in the midst of...


Anh Ngoc Tran’s “No Border”

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Gallery 76102
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Gallery 76102’s current show features two artists of Vietnamese descent, but their work neatly pulls in opposite directions, as Anh Ngoc Tran’s sculptures emphasize solidity while Vinh Thi Quang Nguyen’s installations yea...



Michelle Brandley’s “Woman, Woman”

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Artspace 111
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Former Fort Worth Weekly Visionary Award winner Michelle Brandley returns with another show that uses drawings, prints, and video art to examine unattainable standards of beauty and perfection. The opening reception is 5pm Satu...


J.T. Grant’s “Empire”

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William Campbell Contemporary Art
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If you read Fort Worth Weekly’s recent cover story about J.T. Grant and were intrigued, you’re in luck. At William Campbell, he’ll be exhibiting the work he completed after recovering from his illness. The opening recepti...



Matt Moulton’s “untitled”

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Brand 10 Artspace
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Brand 10 Artspace now has just one location for your convenience, and there you can see the opening of house party, a performance art installation by the collective After School Special inspired by cautionary TV movies of the 1...


Allison Schulnik’s “Mound” (video still)

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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts turns its attention to narrative strains in conceptual art with Dramedy, a group show featuring several burgeoning artists working in various though always hard-to-categorize media.   Dramedy r...



Matt Duffin’s “Cock and Bull Story”

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UNT Art Bldg
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Marks and figures are the order of the day at UNT, where Marking a Course showcases the dreamy drawings of David Bailin, the sharp encaustic wax works of Matt Duffin, and canvas pieces by Michael O’Keefe. The show runs throug...


The Kimbell’s Japanese art is a backdrop for suits in Samurai.

A Shogun’s Armor

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When the makers of Star Wars were inventing the design of Darth Vader’s helmet, they borrowed liberally from the kabuto, the helmet that samurai wore, often adorned with ornaments to identify the warrior’s place of origin a...



Nostalghia screens at 6:30pm Wednesday at TCU's KinoMonda.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Other film series might start off the new year with something to ease us back into the regular routine. Not KinoMonda. TCU’s foreign film series plunges us into the deep end with Nostalghia, a 1983 movie by the aus...


Janet Morrow’s “Going, Going, Gone”

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Gallery 76102
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Chefs know that you can make marvelous (if ephemeral) sculptures out of spun sugar. Janet Morrow has taken that idea and created Sweetie Pie, her Gallery Night show at Gallery 76102. This holiday season, there’s still time fo...