Posts Tagged ‘photography’
Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz’ “Normal Work”


In 19th-century England, a housemaid named Hannah Cullwick formed an unusual S&M-tinged relationship with her employer Arthur Munby, frequently posing for photographs while dressed as different kinds of women. Normal Work, ...

LBJ at home on the range. AP Photo/Bill Hudson

Presidential Lens

Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum hosts a spellbinding archival photo exhibit.
A photo exhibit at The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas is powerful enough to transport viewers into a time warp, even though many of the photos have been seen before. The American President: Photographs from the Archives of The As...

The Humphries brothers would go on to record with the legendary Roy Rogers and help create Western Swing music.

Early Fort Worth in Photos

An exhibit by the first family of photography in Fort Worth makes the rounds.
Before Fort Worth was a city of cowboys and culture, it was a city of, well, cowboys. The people of this not-so-long-ago time are documented beautifully in The Swartz Brothers: Fort Worth’s First Family of Photographers, a co...

Aaron Hutchinson’s “Untitled”


Grackle Art Gallery
A show with a grammatically curious title, Dear John, Is Stat an Island? features painting, sculpture, drawing, and photography, curated by Paul Leicht. It’s only up for one night, so make sure you reserve your Saturday for t...

W.D. Smithers’ “Hotel, Study Butte”


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The Austin-based collective Lakes Were Rivers launches a show pairing an original work with a work from Austin’s Harry Ransom Archive. This Saturday, an opening reception will feature an auction to benefit the art publication...

Cover photo by Linus Sundahl-Djerf

K8 in Your Face

Rebelling against hometown Fort Worth takes an avant-garde artist to success in New York.
For nine days in mid-July, K8 Hardy was marooned. On an island. She made the best of it, taking long walks on the deserted shore, sandwiched between wind-carved sand dunes on her left and the great blue Atlantic Ocean on her ri...

“B Hall” is Brackenridge Hall, a dorm on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Many famous Texans, including former Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn and university president Harry Benedict, lived there. Though the hall has long since been razed, fascination with its residents, especially its famous residents, is still strong. In the tradition of B Hall, dormmates stitched their names into each other’s pillows. “It sounds kinda strange now,” Byrd IV said, “but it was tradition.” The photograph was taken in 1905 by Byrd Jr.

UT Acquires Four Byrds

A photo from each of the Williams generations lands in the esteemed Ransom Center.
Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth photographer and Fort Worth Weekly contributor Byrd Williams IV represents the fourth generation in a family of professional photographers dating back to the turn of the 20th century. (Each photographer has been name...

Aggressive Realignment

Plop, plop. That’s the sound of heads being lopped. Fizz, fizz. That’s the sound of newly laid off journalists pouring cold beers into mugs to wash away their sorrows. Newspapers continue to cut costs — and lower the qual...

Night & Day

WED ? 15 Technology and art will be the topics when Eve Sussman speaks at SMU. Sussman, whose works include 89 seconds at Alcàzar will lecture about multimedia art and her upcoming work, whiteonwhite: algorithmicthriller, whic...


Gallery 76102
There’s still time to catch the UTA faculty photography exhibit at Gallery 76102. The five photographers here show the range of the medium’s expressive capabilities, from Leighton McWilliams’ austere cityscapes to Andrew ...