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Arts

Arts

Intimacy and Impact

Next year is the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, and it’s a classical music organization whose...

Jesse’s Girls

Jesse Sierra Hernandez has finally arrived. The fortysomething painter started out nearly two decades ago as a sort of scenester-slash-bon vivant-slash-autodidact who was arguably more...

Ugly, Beautiful, Pretty, Kitsch

In 2009’s Untitled, the curator of a contemporary gallery sells abstract paintings from her back room because if her clients knew she sanctioned that...

Lusty Dracula

In his 27 years leading the Houston Ballet, Ben Stevenson choreographed many full-length ballets, from Swan Lake to Don Quixote and beyond, including four...

Autodidacts

The last time I wrote up a show at the Amon Carter Museum, I wasn’t overly impressed and speculated that the lack of access...

Exhibitionists on the Move

Exhibitionists, a recent pop-up art show at Shipping & Receiving, featured some familiar names, but it mainly served as a platform for new, emerging...

Princes and Queens

In 1849, the painter Gustave Courbet scandalized the French art world with “A Burial at Ornans,” a huge work that depicted an ordinary peasant...

Culture

Solo Female Dancer Critic’s choice: Carolyn Judson A principal dancer with Texas Ballet Theater, Judson took advantage of two huge opportunities to shine last season: as...

The Modern’s Teen Art Project

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth welcomes nearly 180,000 visitors a year. Several hundred come as students participating in educational tours, and countless...

Extensive Archives

This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see...