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Frank X Tolbert 2

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

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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

Art After X

ArtAfterX Kickstarter Campaign

ArtafterX is keeping us busy. It’s also getting expensive. In the coming days we’ll be launching the kickstarter campaign to raise some dough. Your contribution will help us uncover and chronicle the people and places that made the art scene in Dallas from 1960-1980. Art After X — Forming Contemporary Art in Dallas from Eric

Ebay Re-enters Live Auction Arena

Remember the days of ebay Live Auctions? Online retailer platform eBay has teamed up with Sotheby’s in a plan to will make it easier for people worldwide to discover, browse and acquire exceptional works of art, antiques and collectibles. The companies say they will start by offering a number of live auctions that are taking place at

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Urban-Themed Artworks Explore the Privilege of Ignorance

Works on display later this summer at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will explore the topic of privileged ignorance. Local artist Allison Proulx depicts flourishing city centers layered over elements of frequently catastrophic current events. “The ease with which we are able to overlook global chaos and suffering reflects how desensitized and disconnected we

c1930 Czechoslovakian perfume bottle and stopper; blue crystal, dauber; jeweled and enameled metalwork at neck and all around. 7 1⁄2 in.

Perfume Bottle Soars to $38K at IPBA Event

The recent International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) auction featuring Nicholas Dawes of the Antiques Roadshow saw one lot soar to $38,400. That hammer fell on a 1917 Baccarat Egyptian bottle. Other top lots included a rare 1922 Rosine bottle, Antinea ou au Fond e la Mer or bottom of the sea, which sold for $18,000.

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About Art After X

“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

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