Posts Tagged ‘museums’

Worthy KAWS

Big Ticket
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

Big Ticket
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 ...



A Free Day in the District

Jimmy Fowler
Money is tight for a lot of people these days, and living a life of cultcha – attending the museums, the symphony, the opera, the theater – can get pricey. But this weekend, you have no excuse to neglect the fine museums in...


Two Cool Women Spread Love Of Art

Jeff Prince
Despite it’s reputation for stockyards and slaughterhouses, Fort Worth artists were on the cutting edge of modern art in Texas during the mid-20th century. Since then, people who grew up around here recall school trips to...



Parking Wars

Static
When Fort Worth officials ordered up an 1,100-space parking garage near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, they decided it would be paid for via a $5 fee on all the parking lots surrounding the center, year-round. The city negoti...


CD, Sharp

Kultur
A major element of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s renaissance in this decade has been the willingness of conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to program and promote esoteric contemporary fare, giving Fort Worth audiences a peri...



Flight Plan

SARAH PERRY
When the Fort Worth City Council in July approved setting aside $20 million for a new aviation museum, the decision represented a major step toward fulfillment of a long-held dream for some people.


Maverick Comic-Book Artist

Kultur
In 2003, a little-known Arlington comic-book artist began publishing a series about a teenager who comes back from the dead to fight evil.



Redistricting

Big Ticket
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...


Re-Imagineering

SAMUEL HUDSON
Their buildings say it all. Fort Worth’s three art museums — the Kimbell, the Carter, and the Modern — are gifts to the city from the rich and powerful. Each museum is the work of a world-famous architect — Louis Kahn, ...