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Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’

Dirty Dish

Static
In the last few years, since gas compressor stations arrived in the Denton County town of DISH, Jim Caplinger, 61, has developed a nervous disorder. He’s anxious much of the time, he said, and finds himself constantly tap...


Garage Art

The Fort Worth Convention Center’s new parking facility isn’t groundbreaking but still great.
Art
Designer garages are nothing new. At Princeton University, TEN Arquitectos’ Enrique Norten uses an elegant stainless-steel scrim to hide the parked vehicles.



Old Believers

Big Ticket
In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...


Tango: A Ballroom in Sculpture

Gallery
Gallery Night is an evening to take in all the galleries, but it’s good to concentrate on the ones that won’t be up for long.



The Art of the Botanical

Gallery
Firehouse Gallery’s show has a title long enough to take up all of this space, so we’ll just tell you that it’s heavy on realistically rendered images of nature (mostly flowers) in various media by a long list of artists.


Show Offs II

Gallery
They just don’t stop making art in Texas, which is why you can’t go wrong with a show devoted to up-and-coming new talent.



Dat ‘70s Show

Art
As far as places to get an MFA in studio art go, the University of North Texas is all dat. Texas Christian University and University of Texas-Arlington have their unique, incidental charms.


Furniture as Metaphor

Gallery
If you haven’t caught the current art exhibit at UNT during its two-month-plus run, there’s still time.