Posts Tagged ‘paintings’

Geisha Girls

Big Ticket
The title of the Kimbell’s new exhibit is Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings From the Floating World, 1690-1850.


Things fall apart

Gallery
The title of John Frost’s show at Gallery 414 doesn’t appear to have anything to do with Yeats’ “The Second Coming” (“Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; / Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world”).



Bagatelles

Big Ticket
Our local orchestras combine their efforts this week to once again make Tarrant and Denton counties the place for some of the most stimulating classical music performances in the southwest. We at Night & Day hereby present...


Portrait of an Artist

The Fort Worth School gained a masterpiece when Olive Pemberton chose brushstrokes over Broadway.
Jeff Prince
Hitting the gym three days a week puts a snap in Olive Pemberton’s step. She knows about staying fit, having danced on Broadway and made Look magazine’s “Beautiful Girls From Texas” list in 1939. The ens...



Imaginary Landscapes

Gallery
Landscape painting has been with us since art began, and artists have often used their imaginations to improve on nature and create ideally pleasing views. That’s why the genre has survived so many artistic movements.


Classy Stuff

From the Met to mildew: An incredible collection of Fort Worth art is unearthed at a local middle school.
Jeff Prince
The private art collections into which New York City’s legendary Metropolitan Museum of Art digs for gems to borrow and exhibit usually belong to either aristocratic families or multi-national corporations. But in 1950, when ...



Texas Landscapes

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If you prefer your art comfortable and soothing and 100 percent Texas, there’s a show for you that’s still up on the South Side. David Gibson’s picturesque landscape paintings remain at Heliotrope through Labor Day, befor...


Lionizing Lone Star Art

Jeff Prince
At first glance, it’s simply a painting of a black gardener in overalls and floppy hat, tin cup dangling from his fingers, a gentle look on his weathered face. But it’s so much more to at least one collector.