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Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 Jul 26 - 9:38am

The Modern nabbed the honor of being the only United States venue for this formidable exhibit that spans more than 7 decades of the artist’s work. Lucien Freud is widely considered to be one of the 20th Century’s greatest portrait painters. The depth of his work cannot be portrayed by...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 Jul 24 - 2:48pm

Often called the four musketeers, John Graham, Stuart Davis, Arshile Gorky and Willem de Kooning were more like the art world’s Rat Pack of their day. Unlike Sinatra, who was the leader because he was the best, Graham was the leader because he could pick the best. He was constantly changing...

Posted By Heywood on 2012 Jul 16 - 9:05am

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 2 - 5:21pm

For nearly 30 years, Alexander Calder’s red steel, 39-foot-tall Eagle sculpture was a downtown Fort Worth fixture perched in front of the Fort Worth National Bank, which was bought out by Bank One and then Loutex. It was commissioned in 1972 by the bank, and unfortunately, the piece of public...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 Jun 13 - 4:34pm

An interesting perspective

“American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942” gathers some 60 works by the artists of the title and others, including Adolph Gottlieb, Jackson Pollock and David Smith. Graham - Portrait of a Woman...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 1:57pm

by Tammye Nash “I’m an art nerd,” Jodie Utter admits, and a bit of science nerd, too. Luckily for her, as conservator of works on paper for Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Utter has found the perfect job for combining both her passions...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 Jun 4 - 10:33am

I admit I was taken aback at first by there being only 4 paintings in the Amon Carter’s exhibition, Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark, however, the intimate setting makes one step back and spend more time studying each piece. The exhibit showcases one of the most...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 May 23 - 12:39pm

I love the Impressionists – who doesn’t? And with 30 Renoirs in one show, I’m in sensory heaven.    The beauty of Great French Paintings from the Clark is the obvious taste that Sterling and Francine Clark had in choosing their collection. Picking quality over quantity...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 May 17 - 5:10pm

The Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art’s new exhibit, America by Glenn Ligon, is a provocative and fascinating discussion of identity in America.

by Brennen Anderson Walk into the huge foyer, look up and left: “negro sunshine” shines down from the second story. Entitled Warm Broad Glow, artist Glenn Ligon fashioned letters from “black neon” tubes (painted black and filled with navy blue light) and yellow-white neon...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2012 May 1 - 9:40am

Sister Cities Program

Local artist and Fort Worth Sister Cities member Nancy Lamb will travel to our sister city of Trier, Germany to attend the Pilgrimage of the Holy Robe. Lamb has been invited by the Bishop’s Museum of Trier in cooperation with the Fort Worth Gesellschaft of Trier to capture her impressions of...

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