Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jan 20 - 4:07pm
Local artist Jim Woodson has made a career out of painting how things are instead of what they are.
Woodson believes that everyone is born an artist. “Over time life teaches us that’s not what a responsible human is supposed to do,” he says.
From the time he was a small child, Woodson knew he would be an artist. “There was no art in Waco. I didn’t know what...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Oct 20 - 12:26pm
The Kimbell Art Museum recently purchased Alfred Sisley’s The Kitchen Garden, an early impressionist landscaped painted in 1872.
“More than any other work in the museum, Kitchen Garden reflects the impressionists’ fascination for bright chromatic painting,” said Lee....
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 31 - 11:22am
The summer exhibition, Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, on view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion, features 55 paintings that span a period of more than 400 years.
| by Nicole Crites | UNTIL SEPT. 20, visitors at the Kimbell Art Museum have the opportunity to see a collection of world-famous paintings in a far range from Sandro Botticelli of the Italian Renaissance to 20th-century cubist artist Georges Braque.
“The exhibition, drawn from one of the...
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jul 31 - 11:16am
Public Figures, Private Artists to benefit The Art Station
The Art Station will host its second annual benefit event on Oct. 22, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., in the lobby of the Pier 1 building in Fort Worth. The event, called Public Figures, Private Artists, will include an art auction, interactive art displays, live entertainment and festive food...
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Apr 22 - 12:43pm
Artist Christopher Blay
Fort Worth artist Christopher Blay prefers not to talk about himself. In fact, he will not. “My work is more than my biography,” he explains.
Instead, Blay designates his art as functioning as an extension of who he is as a person and his interests. “I can talk about my work as...
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Mar 24 - 1:56pm
MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival 2015
If recent years are any indication, tens of thousands of people will gather in Downtown Fort Worth, April 9-12, for the 30th MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival.
The largest art festival in Texas—spanning 25 blocks from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center—...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jan 19 - 11:04am
Take Two: George Catlin Revisits the West is on exhibit through May 31 at the Sid Richardson Museum.
Buffalo Chase - Bulls Protecting the Calves, 1861/1869
Nine Ojibbeway Indians in London, 1861/1869
Buffalo Lancing in the Snow Drifts – Sioux, 1861/1869...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Dec 15 - 4:11pm
Through the City of Grand Prairie re-entry program, Summers agreed to teach 10 ex-offenders how to properly place tile, a skill they can carry over into the workforce, and a little something about ceramics and art.
Walking paths wind through low-hanging trees leading to one of the three buildings Fort Worth ceramic artist Pam Summers calls home. She lives on a 2.5-acre oasis near Eagle Mountain Lake on a bluff overlooking the Fort Worth Nature Center.
Summers describes her home, garden, gallery and studios...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 15 - 3:55pm
We asked local Western artist, Travis Stewart, a few questions about what inspires him.
| by Lexi Johnson | When did you first realize you wanted to become an artist and why? I’ve wanted to be an artist since I was a little kid. Some misconceptions about being a professional artist and other life distractions kept me from pursuing art sooner.
How did you become a Western...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 4:12pm
On a lazy weekend in the next few months, visit the cultural district to embark on a walk through time visiting different artists and expressions.
(above) Sedrick Huckaby (b. 1975), Self-Portrait can be seen at the Amon Carter through May 17. (right) The work of Degas is on display at the Kimbell's Faces of Impressionism.
(below) Guests visiting the Kimbell should...