Posts Tagged ‘museums’
Ron Nief and Tom McBride lecture at UNT Wed, Sept 18.

Night & Day

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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...


Joshua Elliott’s “self-congratulatory nonsense”

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Joshua Elliott’s multimedia installation explores our delusions about ourselves and possibly even the whole idea of projecting one’s obsessions and neuroses into an art exhibit. Other information on this artist is hard to c...



A lion molded by Gian Lorenzo Bernini at the Kimbell.

San Lorenzo

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There’s too much of everything in the sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, which is why they’re so wonderful. The native of Naples became the greatest Italian artist of the 17th century, a recipient of rich commissions from ...


Best Of 2012, Fort Worth Culture

Culture 2012

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  Solo Dance Performances Critic’s choice: (tie) Leticia Oliveira, Carolyn Judson, and Michele Gifford Oliveira and Judson alternated in the title role of Texas Ballet Theater’s Giselle, bringing different views of the...



Worthy KAWS

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Straddling the line between street art and high commerce is Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS. The 37-year-old New Jersey native started as a street artist who balanced that job with working on a freelance basis for Disney, painting ...


Street Scenes

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Caravaggio! The very name quickens the pulse of art lovers who know the 17th-century Italian artist’s canvases. His dramatically lit tableaux depict biblical scenes with characters in contemporary dress. The live models used ...