Posts Tagged ‘portrait’

Stars and Stripes

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On Friday, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will launch its annual pre-season festival, this year saluting popular American composers Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and George Gershwin. Van Cliburn will appear as soloist Saturd...


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Michelle Brandley
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Michelle Brandley’s self-portrait paintings are no academic studies. The blackly comic images of her surrounded by food draw their inspiration from Baroque painting.



Amon G. Carter Redux

Local portraitist Scott Gentling is working on a long-awaited — and fresh — depiction of Fort Worth’s proudest forefather.
Jeff Prince
Nobody tooted this city’s horn like Amon G. Carter, the wealthy founder and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a guy whose political connections helped lure government contracts for the city’s defense indust...


The Big Picture(s)

Kultur
A touring photo exhibit perplexes, while the 817′s two major dance companies generate some ka-ching.



Rainmakers Workshop and Daniel Bozhkov

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The Bulgarian-born artist Daniel Bozhkov just completed a rainwater catchment system for UNT’s Environmental Education Building.


College Boards

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We’re now far enough into the spring semester that collegiate theater departments have had time to rehearse and stage their new plays. Texas Wesleyan came out with its Benjamin Franklin play last week, and now most of the oth...



Little Children

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File this under the heading of The More Things Change … :


Chris Knight

Listen Up
Music that listeners are supposed to take seriously often comes from obscure artists who write dark songs. While Chris Knight is critically praised, the general public wouldn’t know him from, say, Gary Nicholson.



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.