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Arts

Arts

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...

100 Years of Painting

It’s taken 50 years, but two of Fort Worth’s most outstanding (and still living) modern painters will finally exhibit their work together. On Saturday,...

Previews

The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association deserves a lot of credit for the popularity of Fall and Spring Gallery Nights, so the group can’t...

The State of Fort Worth Art

Inspired by the dialogue that followed “Is Art Worth It?,” a piece I recently wrote for the Weekly about the trends and general state...

Art, Money, and Love

Institutional Support Is Coming? Fort Worth has plenty of great artists, but it hasn’t traditionally been a nurturing place for young talent. For every Nancy...