Posts Tagged ‘paintings’

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Jo LeMay Rutledge tried to avoid ranch paintings with so many other Fort Worth artists plowing the same ground (as it were), but in the end a stay at a friend’s farm inspired her to come up with her own angle on that whole ge...


Rutledge Goes from Farm to Market

The Fort Worth painter has a startling new exhibit up now at Artspace 111.
JIMMY FOWLER
As anyone who knows her can attest, Fort Worth artist Jo LeMay Rutledge is both blunt and a bit of a wisecracker. When one of her oil paintings was recently accepted in a citywide show, the 61-year-old was asked to write a shor...



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William Campbell Contemporary Art
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Carol Benson has turned into a house painter in her new show at William Campbell Contemporary Art. Her works on wood or steel panels evoke the boxy shape of houses while also mimicking the texture of cloth, flowers, and other m...


The Houses that Benson Built

Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...



At Home With Carol Benson

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Art” page features a chat with Fort Worth painter Carol Benson. Her current show at the William Campbell Contemporary offers semi-abstract images of houses that trigger all kinds of questions about stability,...


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Leslie Lanzotti has long been obsessed with James Whale’s Frankenstein films from the early 1930s. Now her series of Rembrandt-influenced paintings of scenes and shots from those films is up at Artspace 111. Hurry, though: Th...



How Vernon Fisher Came to K-Mart Conceptualism

The Fort Worth artist is the subject of an invigorating career survey at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth artist Vernon Fisher figures he escaped the bland certainties of a traditional rural Texas life through a crack in the façade between Protestant denominations –– his mom was a Baptist and his father a Methodist....


Bo Powell:

His life is as sprawling and colorful as his artwork.
DAN MCGRAW PHOTOS BY ROBERT HART
Out behind Lola’s Saloon, Bo Powell is staring at the mural he finished recently for the bar’s new outdoor stage — there’s the Trinity River green space, a Fort Worth skyline, and F-16 fighter jets shooting past.



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Barcelona native Karlo Henry is currently enjoying his first art show ever at Firehouse Art Gallery. His paintings revolve around a heart theme and address the organ’s place in culture and the popular imagination.


Sharing a Constructive Spirit

Amon Carter shines a light on abstract art in North and South America in the early 20th century.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Modernism is sexy. And not just because Mad Men is set during the period of the style’s apex, the early 1960s, though there’s no denying the show’s appeal. No, Modernism conjures up an era, one in which father still knew ...