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Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:39pm

When the art clears, the furniture comes back in, and the FW Black House once again becomes a home.

It’s not unusual for Noel and Sara Viramontes to look out their window and catch a passerby snapping a photo of their house. The couple is used to it by now, especially after spending the past year hosting artists and musicians in their home, better known as the FW Black House. “We...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:32pm

Donald Sultan’s The Disaster Paintings, on exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from Feb. 19 – April 23, illustrate the fragility of man-made structures affected by catastrophic events.

Haunting is the word that best describes this series of paintings by New York-based artist Donald Sultan. Much different from the graphic, brightly colored depictions of flowers and fruit for which he is best known, The Disaster Paintings were inspired by newspapers headlining industrial decay,...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2016 Dec 19 - 4:36pm

Sweat Equity
  Jo LeMay Rutledge’s art is strange. Not strange like the works of Kehinde Wiley or KAWS, both of whom were featured at the Modern this year. A different kind of strange - the kind where an artist working within an established genre - in this case, contemporary Western - delivers work...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:05pm

In May 2014, Rachel Pilcher, Fort Worth native and longtime English teacher, current librarian at Trimble Technical High School, launched the Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp on West Berry Street. The purpose was to provide a community for local writers. One year later, Pilcher started a writer...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:01pm

Photographer Randal Ford has done the whole “lions, tigers and bears” shebang, snapping pictures of animals in his signature crisp, detailed style. So when it came time to photograph one of his smallest subjects, the horned lizard, well, let’s just say it was a whole different...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:56pm

After several attempts at applying for the job as the director of the Jubilee Theatre over the years, William “Bill” Earl Ray finally got the gig last spring. So he’s been brainstorming forever about what he can do for the long-standing theater to make it bigger and better. His...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:53pm

| by Linda Simmons | We love the gallery. Now we wouldn’t come to Fort Worth without a stop at Fort Works Art,” commented a recent patron. Fort Worth has an abundance of culture, including a variety of art museums, but it’s worth noting one of the newest galleries in town...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:38am

Spring and fall of every year bring reason to celebrate welcome change. The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to enjoy the vibrant colors of the trees, calmness of the still pond waters and mystery of the winding paths during its Japanese Garden Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:35am

More than 50 years ago, and more than 6,000 miles from Fort Worth, three young Girl Scouts—Libby, Hiroko and Audrea—posed for a bronze statue that signified the friendship between U.S. and Japanese Girl Scouts. The statue was erected March 18, 1962, in Yamashita Park in the City of...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:30am

Art can pop up just about anywhere. Take it from the folks at Art Tooth. Art Tooth is a group of artists and art exhibitionists – including Jay Wilkinson and Brandon Pederson of art show Bobby on Drums – that puts together pop-up galleries showcasing the work of local artists. Art...

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