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Finding Mañanaland

The Art of Beer

R.I.P. Ron Tomlinson

Need and Desire

Second Annual Visionary Awards

Art

Art

Beautiful Industry

A mural contest by Trinity River Distillery recently drew sharp criticism, largely because the pay is “$1,000 in whiskey.” “How is an artist going to...

Words that Pop

Standing in a workshop, Vince Veazey gazed thoughtfully at his newest stencil-based creation, periodically adjusting pieces of tape here and there. The phrase “I LOVE...

Lorna Simpson: Head on Ice

The entry to FOCUS: Lorna Simpson is almost completely filled by a Madonna-esque diptych. At 5-by-8 feet, “Famous Statue Damn” and “Famous Statue Volcano” depict...

A Reviving Mural

The magnetic effect of a marketplace mural has become the preferred approach to urban renewal in the last two decades, and the artistic intention...

Wilkinson Says everyone poops

Jay Wilkinson has been busy. The Fort Worth artist has become known around town for his nontraditional installations and collaborations, working outside the sometimes staid...

Trey Wilder Trolls Ridgmar

I feel kind of bad writing about Trey Wilder again, but he is doing some interesting things. Like putting on an art show at Ridgmar...

Western Memories

There are two concurrent exhibitions of photography at Fort Works Art right now. In the street level gallery is Laura Wilson’s Photographs in the...
Tom Wesselmann’s “Still Life No. 15” is one of the most uproarious pieces in this dynamic show.

Art and Appetite: Ravenous Beasts

What we farm, hunt, buy, catch, kill, package, heat up, cook, serve, and enjoy privately or among others is merely a jumping-off point for...

KAWS it’s Cool

Within hours of its opening last Thursday, the website for the gift shop at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth crashed due to...

Socially Engaged Murals

The weathered, graffiti-strewn rear wall of Frank’s Market underwent a transformation last Saturday. Around 200 children, teenagers, and adults painted between black outlines on...