“I tried a lot of different things. Sometimes it works, sometime it don’t.” He commented as he gave us a walking tour around the property. But never has he has stopped experimenting and exploring the material limits. It is hard for me to imagine bending a steel chain of 90 feet against its horizontal thickness.
This weekend we traveled to Houston to meet up with Frank X. Tolbert 2. Frank shared several amazing stories, including this one where he describes driving some paintings to Austin and displaying them along a moonlit roadway. Art makes us yearn, beyond its own dimension — whether it is Church’s South America landscapes or Walhol’s […]
People are often talking about the vibrant scene in Dallas and DFW area. There are dozens of galleries having regular shows. You can almost count on at least one opening on every weekend. All four major museums in Dallas, plus three in Fort Worth, are mounting stunning exhibitions. The Opening of Delahaunty Gallery However, in […]
“I want to cultivate a contemporary attitude toward art in general — to make this a contemporary museum of art, not a museum of contemporary art.” — Douglas MacAgy in 1960 With the death of President Kennedy in 1963, America changed. As hard as it is to minimize that sentiment, the effect of Dallas was […]
American sculptor Charles Umlauf created the Spirit of Flight at Dallas Love Field. A Michigan native, Umlauf spent 40 years at the University of Texas at Austin, retiring in 1981.
Fans of vintage vinyl will want to head to Vintage Garage Chicago June 15 for the twice-annual Record Ramp. Vendors will bring vintage vinyl, cds, 8-tracks, tapes, electronics, memorabilia and more to sell on the ramp. In addition CHIRP DJs will be on-site spinning vintage vinyl records from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The show is […]
The Midwest’s premiere vintage clothing and jewelry event is coming back to North Dallas this October. The Dallas Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show will be held at the Addison Conference Centre November 15-16. Dozens of dealers from both coasts and around the U.S. will present their best vintage jewelry, clothing and accessories for show and sale. […]
The Show and Sale of Early Texas Art will be back at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center August 8-9, 2014. Now run by Vintage Promotions, LLC the show was produced for more than a decade of production by the Collectors of Fort Worth Art. The Texas Art Collector Show and Sale of Early Texas […]
A show coming to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will highlight the work of Dallas artist Maryanne Meltzer. Meltzer, who died earlier this year, was a prolific printmaker whose work was shown in several states, and frequently in Texas during the 1980s and 90s. Strangers, the Work of Maryanne Meltzer will open with a […]
Some people do still collect, in fact the number of collectors may be more than ever. Insurer AXA Art recently released a survey revealing a rapidly expanded art market over the last decade as well as notable numbers of new collectors in advancing economies. The survey of 1,000 international collectors revealed four distinct categories of […]