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The Body, The Senses

Sure, it’s easy to claim a glib knowledge of Pierre-Auguste Renoir with a recitation of his ubiquitous renditions of women boasting abundant folds of...

The New Tide

Though perhaps lost on the good people at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, here in deep red Fort Worth, one of their...

Nancy Lamb’s RefiredPow!

Before she became internationally known for her eye-popping photorealist paintings of social settings, Nancy Lamb was quite a sculptor. Not only did the legendary...

Amon Carter’s Facelift

The transformation this summer of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, which closed the doors for three months, was worth waiting for. For one,...

Developing Opportunities

The recent proliferation of digital photography coincided with renewed interest on the part of a handful of local photographers in the labor-intensive craft of...

Monet’s Late Years

Potential theory: Monet was obsessive-compulsive. Nothing else explains how or why the legendary Impressionist spent just about every day of his latter years painting the...

Healing Art

When Jo Dufo retired from teaching art at Metro Opportunity High School last December, she assumed the programs would continue serving the at-risk students...

Multidisciplinary Storytelling

A key feature of Diane Durant’s creative process caught my attention as I stepped into her Monticello abode and work studio. In lieu of...

Stairway to Heaven

Early-’80s Madonna throws off a smoldering, over-the-shoulder look filled with youthful defiance. Debbie Harry tosses her Marilyn Monroe mane of bleached blonde hair back...

When a Cart in a Tree Is Art

I don’t have the academic equipment to articulate what makes art art, but I can mostly get behind the notion that art is whatever...