Posts Tagged ‘photography’
Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.

Extensive Archives

Beneath its gallery space, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is preserving the legacy of several great American photographers.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see That Day, an exhibit of 27 black-and-white and color photographs by photojournalist Laura Wilson th...

Michael Nye’s portraits of mental illness sufferers come to FWMSH.

Unquiet Minds

Big Ticket
The field of psychiatry has been around for more than 100 years, but there’s still much we don’t know about the workings of the human brain, especially in mentally ill people. Michael Nye was working as a lawyer in San Anto...

“Portrait (P. Lappat)” may be no match for “Sorrow.”

Framing Desire: The Big Picture

The Modern shows off its improved collection of photography and video.
“Portrait (P. Lappat)” is imposing in both scale and content, with a gaze that’s inescapable. Though it’s the first thing you see when you walk into Framing Desire: Photography and Video, up now at the Modern Art Museum...

Lee Albert Hill’s “Blue Stem”


Gallery 414
Gallery 414 opens a new show featuring artists who take traditional forms to abstract ends. Jacky Ajchareepon paints minimalist, stylized landscapes, while Peter Hiatt’s photographs reference the digital world, and Lee Albert...

Ansel Adams’ “The Tetons –– Snake River” is one of the best of the best.

Ansel Adams in the Zone

Arlington Museum of Art’s retrospective is breathtaking — and almost over.
This week is your last chance to catch Ansel Adams Masterworks, a series of original, spellbinding photographs curated by the legendary photographer during the twilight of his career. Along with some of his most recognizable pi...

Diane Williams’ “untitled”


UNT on the Square
It’s not often that gallery openings happen on a Monday, but that’s when UNT on the Square is unveiling its photography show devoted to Diane Williams’ works. The gallery’s other show about horse country has its opening...

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Unknown Artist

A treasure trove of photos kicks off the documentary Finding Vivian Maier.
This story began in winter 2007, when real estate agent John Maloof, a habitué of flea markets and storage auctions, bought a box of photo negatives hoping to find something he could use in a history volume he was planning to ...

Byrd Williams IV captures the Jimi Hendrix Experience in Fort Worth in 1967.

Messages in Bottles

Byrd Williams IV told a UNT crowd about a century of photography.
If Byrd Williams IV were not a world-class photographer, he might be doing just about as well as a writer. As editor of Fort Worth Weekly, I’ve known for years about Byrd’s photographic skills and the legacy of his family o...

René West’s “Charm”


The Art Corridor
René West’s works carry on the legacy of Hannah Höch, the German Dadaist artist who used photo collages to critique popular culture in the 1920s. West’s collages are currently on view at TCC’s Southeast campus and will ...

Fantasy and color combine in painterly ways in Patrick Nagatani and Andree Tracey’s “Alamogordo Blues.”

In Living Color!

Amon Carter’s new exhibit isn’t comprehensive but still says a lot.
The new exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art contains all of its color in a black box. The entrance and exit to the galleries are darkened, resembling a camera obscura or dark chamber. These contraptions were used ...