Posts Tagged ‘museums’
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...


¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada runs thru April 6 at Amon Carter.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 23 Just in time for Día de los Muertos comes Amon Carter Museum’s new show ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada. The Mexican printmaker died 100 years ago this year and was famed for his highly detailed prints ...



A still from Francis Alÿs’ video installation “Rehearsal 1 (El ensayo)” is representative of the Modern’s new, Mexico-themed exhibit.

Modern Mexico

EDWARD BROWN
Through 26 works by 23 Mexican artists, including Eduardo Abaroa, Francis Alÿs, and Edgardo Aragón, the complex world of contemporary Mexico is captured in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new exhibit, México Inside O...


Ron Nief and Tom McBride lecture at UNT Wed, Sept 18.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 If you’re a professor, it’s a tad embarrassing to refer to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air or The Spice Girls and find out you’ve dated yourself. That’s why Ron Nief and Tom McBride created the Beloit College Min...



Ronald Watson’s sculptures might make your head explode.

Abstraction Engagement

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Though Artspace 111 is one of the most progressive and respected galleries in North Texas, its walls don’t see much nonrepresentational work. As a result, the near-downtown institution’s current exhibit, the imaginatively t...


Hiroko Kubo’s “Untitled”

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WoCA Projects
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A Hiroshima native and TCU graduate, Hiroko Kubo is displaying her enigmatic sculptures at WoCA Projects. She shares the space with The Exchange, an exhibit of prints by members of the collective Bump It Mafia.   Epitome a...



“Ring Around the Rosey” is one of several Johnsons on exhibit now at The Arlington Museum of Art.

Harlem Renaissance

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One of the largest collections of African-American art ever shown in North Texas will hang at The Arlington Museum of Art now through late August. Featuring works on loan from a private collector by such legends at Jacob Lawren...


Life Is a Journey

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So much of art history in the 20th century can be seen in the work of Romare Bearden. Born in Charlotte in 1911, the artist started out being influenced by Mexican muralists such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco before...