Author Archives: UAA Team

Man Reading Rembrandt Clarke

Yes, It’s a Rembrandt, Probably

A painting at the Clark Art Institute titled Man Reading is indeed by the Dutch Master Rembrandt, at least if the assessment of a leading scholar is correct. Ernst van de Wetering, long-time head of the Netherlands-based Rembrandt Research Project, unequivocally attributed it in a recent publication. However even the affirmation won’t end the debate over this

Roger Winter

Roger Winter on Bob Wade, Otis Dozier and Recognition for Texas Art

Roger Winter was in town for the Transfer of Spirit exhibition at Kirk Hopper. We sat down with him the next morning to discuss Texas art and his multiple decade history here. Roger talks about artists Bob Wade, Otis Dozier and about what it will take to put Texas art on the map.  Here’s an

Texas Art Expo, 2014

Defining Texas Art

What is Texas Art? That is ONE important question that artists, curators, auctioneers and collectors must answer at Texas Art Expo, which was held at Fort Worth Community Art Center on Aug 8 to 9. The panel discussion, facilitated by Amon Carter Museum of American Art touched on this issue at the beginning. For many

, Meddlesome Moth

Frank X Tolbert 2

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

StillLifePeale

Amon Carter Adds Important Still Life to Its Collection

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has added an important painting to its collection.  Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (1774–1825) was recently purchased in memory of the museum’s founder Ruth Carter Stevenson (1913–2013). The painting will be on view beginning July 29 in the main gallery. Considered the first American still-life

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