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Jorge Marin's Wings of the City

Jorge Marín’s Wings of the City

Jorge Marín’s Wings of the City

At a time when the abstract, experimental and the minimal reigns supreme, a temporary sculpture exhibit in the Arts District, the Latino Cultural Center and Lee Park is particularly satisfying. The winged-figures by Jorge Marín were brought to Dallas through the Consulate General of Mexico and will remain here until sometime in May. Marín was

Oak Cliff Artists Bishop Arts District

Oak Cliff, A Legacy of Art and Cheap Rent

If any Dallas neighborhood is most associated with being a place where artists live, it’s probably Oak Cliff. Sure, the area around White Rock Lake has a large number of artists living there. Oak Lawn was once known as the center for art galleries, a role that’s been taken on by the Design District and

Albert Francis King [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

A Late Night Snack with AF King

When the Art for Appetite exhibit came to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth this summer, a painting by the lesser-known artist Albert Francis King ( AF King ) not only held its own with other paintings in the exhibition, but stood out. Perhaps finely-painted glass with beer, biscuits and cheese depart

Belo Collection Auction

Curator Recalls Assembling the Belo Collection- Auction Saturday

A staggering amount of contemporary Texas art currently lines the walls of Heritage Auctions in the Design District. And many works were unable to be displayed. They are from the collection of the Belo Corporation, and going up for auction Saturday. The Belo Corporation amassed the art during its media heyday. Belo owned broadcast and cable

Bakewell Pittsburgh Glass at the Met in New York

Pittsburgh Glass at the Met

Sometimes it is incorrectly assumed that museums are filled only with very high-end items with very high price tags. Indeed, many of the items are in those categories. Especially in the decorative arts, museums also collect items to record the history of design and production. While the collection of glass from Pittsburgh at the Metropolitan

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