Seeing paintings in a gallery is often a treat. Yet there is nothing like a visit to an artist studio to get the feel for an artist’s work. Source material and inspiration combines with additional explanation of the process. Sarah Williams illuminated nocturnal scenes of the beautiful and seemingly mundane are undoubtedly painstaking to produce. […]
Bastrop is one of those towns with a sizeable artist community. Among them are Vicky Balcou and Tina Woodruff, who we met up with at R.A. Green Mercantile in Bastrop for their show titled “Old Friends, New Directions.” We had known Vicky from the Texas Art Expo shows in Fort Worth where many of her paintings […]
Not everyone knows what to expect when they are invited to the Dallas Art Fair. One guest was expecting something more like the Fort Worth Arts Festival. Another went to the Deep Ellum Arts Festival by mistake but realized their error only when they couldn’t find the correct booth number (the heavy metal music should have also […]
There is a sense of fluidity, deeply rooted in canon of western art. That virtuosity is met with directions and means. Glier have applied incongruent techniques of painting and drawing which span over centuries in art history. But oddly, they not only are sensible aesthetically, but also speak authoritatively.
If you visit the Dallas Art Fair (April 7-9, FIG Gallery) this week and look down Ross Avenue, you may get a glimpse of a large yellow sculpture by John Henry. If you are intrigued, you may also look forward to a show opening later this month at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art […]
It has been a conundrum for us between the two largest shows in Round Top. We have always admired Red Barn show, but we end up finding more to bring home from Marburger Farm every time. We have never been disappointed by visiting Round Top (except the speed trap near Rosebud and Lott), and the friendship formed between collectors and dealers are only strengthened through these unique events. I wish that we could have more time, maybe sip some coffee, chat with friends, and watch some longhorns grazing afar.
The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show is returning to The Navy Yard April 21-23. This long-standing and respected show which has experienced some struggles in recent years seems to have gained new footing. After a 2014 move to the Convention Center and a hiatus in 2015, the show returned to The Navy Yard last year. […]
Spring is a great time to go antiquing. And two things make it more fun: an interactive experience and heading out not knowing exactly what you are looking for. So head out and take in some history at America’s best antique markets. Scott Antique Markets (Atlanta) March 9-12: Scott Antique Markets Americas Favorite Treasure Hunts! […]
The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Dallas is seeking entrants for its fourth Biennial, with an entry deadline of April 15, 2017. Approximately thirty entries selected by Juror Magdalena Arria of Caracas, Venezuela, will be exhibited in the Museum between July 28 and October 22, 2017. At the opening on July 28th, three […]
Mother’s Day weekend, May 12th, 13th, and 14th, the CALM Antiques Decorative Arts & Vintage Show returns to the Earl Warren Showgrounds. All ladies will be free on May 14th. Over eighty of the west’s finest dealers bring a wide array of merchandise for any shopper of any budget. They will be selling everything from […]