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Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 2 - 5:17pm

Life has dealt Jared Wilson a few curves, but they have only served to make the artist bolder.

| by Courtney Dabney | The pastor’s kid who grew up in both Arlington and Aledo is a two-time cancer survivor, and spent six months homeless and living in a van after college. Wilson suffered a scorching sunburn as a 2-year-old, which may have paved the way to three different surgeries to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Aug 28 - 1:03pm

Artist Shelly Hamill Returns to her roots for a solo show in October at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

Throughout her childhood, Hamill spent countless weekends hunting for treasure with her grandmother at estate and garage sales. She looked up to her grandmother, an artist and owner of an antique shop, finding inspiration in her curiosity and love of life. “If my grandmother wanted to know...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Aug 22 - 3:13pm

Two Gallery Night Enthusiasts offer insider tips

By Jared Lax Fall Gallery Night, hosted by the Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (FWADA) Sept. 7, allows local art galleries and museums to display contemporary art in various ways and in various venues. The night, which is free to the public, “invites you to take-in the visual arts...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 22 - 10:17am

Explore contemporary Mexican art at The Modern

Despite our proximity to Mexico, there has never been a large-scale exhibition showcasing contemporary Mexican art in North Texas. In fact, there hasn’t been an exhibition like this anywhere in the country in more than a decade. But with Mexico Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, an...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 22 - 9:03am

Jamie and Jason Brown are full-time working parents. When suddenly confronted with the possibility of transitioning to a one-income household, the couple began evaluating new business ventures that fit within their lifestyle. They needed something that didn’t require a lot of capital outlay...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 31 - 11:43am

The Caves was painted in 1869 by Robert Seldon Duncanson, and now it can be seen at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821 – 1872) was the first African-American artist to achieve international acclaim. “...

Posted By Sonya Cisneros Curry on 2013 May 2 - 4:41pm

[update: Click here for a preview of what artworks will be up for bid.]  Frank Artsmarter strikes again. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the artistic antics of one Christopher Blay, then you’re in for a treat tomorrow evening. Art, the Smarter Way! With Frank...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2013 Mar 13 - 10:38pm

I really wanted to post something in tribute to Van Cliburn on the day I heard of his death. But I was stumped. I never met him, I don’t have any clever personal stories to relay, and I’m not even totally up on his entire history. The first time I even heard of him was in 1981 when...

Posted By Sonya Cisneros Curry on 2013 Feb 6 - 3:09pm

There’s still time to make your Instagram followers jealous. Stop by The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for a larger-than-life photo op that won’t be on view much longer. The work of Brooklyn-based artist KAWS (born Brian Donnelly) will decorate the museum’s entrance until March...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2013 Feb 6 - 2:17pm

OK, who doesn’t love Bernini? If one visits Rome, one of the first things that comes to mind on the “to-do” list (besides drinking great wine and eating) is to see the art. And usually Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne, his David and all the fountains he is...

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