Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:00pm
"We are what we eat" means more than the size of our hips at the exhibit Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, which opened Feb. 22 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Through famous American art depicting food-centric images like Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, North Texas patrons will have a chance to explore food as a cultural symbol and vehicle for U.S. history.
“The exhibition offers a sumptuous...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 25 - 2:52pm
After spending the winter hibernating, it is time to wake up and participate in Fort Worth’s art scene.
While one artist provokes patrons to discuss social problems through sharing meals and T-shirt factories at his exhibit, another gallery invites anybody from the community to participate and hang his or her masterpiece whether he or she is an “artist” or not.
With spring comes new...
Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 Feb 18 - 3:21pm
The Kimbell Art Museum hosts SAMURAI: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection from Feb. 16th to Aug. 31st
Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2014 Jan 23 - 2:31pm
The Kimbell Art Museum Hosts Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection.
One of the finest private collections of Samurai armor returns to Texas after an international tour. Beginning this month, the Kimbell Art Museum hosts Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection as its first special exhibition in the new Renzo Piano Pavilion.
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 3 - 9:32am
Jerry Jones has made a multimillion-dollar addition,
but it has nothing to do with the players. Sky Mirror, a 35-foot diameter circle of polished steel, had a price tag of $10 million. Jones and his wife, Gene, had it brought to Arlington from the modern art museum in Sydney, Australia.
Including its granite pedestal, it stands as tall as a three-...
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...