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Raphaelle Peale [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

An Appetite for Food Art Now at the Amon Carter

An Appetite for Food Art Now at the Amon Carter

There’s an amazing show featuring the best still life paintings spanning more than a century currently at the Amon Carter in Fort Worth. It’s not just still-life paintings in the exhibition Art and Appetite, it was also a reason to bring in some blockbusters like Edward Hoppers Nighthawks and Norman Rockwell’s Freedom from Want, but

Awadlo Craighead-Green Dallas

Discovering James Zwadlo and Other Joys at Dallas Art Walk

There are few sidewalks in the Dallas Design District. Pedestrian art lovers mix with slow moving cars as they traverse the industrial buildings during the openings, which occur here every five weeks. That doesn’t bode well for the neighborhood generally, but doesn’t seem to matter during the openings. Perhaps the most rewarding work on display

Richard Stout, Untitled, 1972. William Reaves Fine Art

Lives Played Out on Canvas: Paintings by Otis Huband, Richard Stout, and Dick Wray

On September 13th, William Reaves Fine Art pulls back the curtain on its milestone 50th exhibition entitled Lives Played Out on Canvas, celebrating the expressionist works of three Houston stalwarts, Richard Stout, Dick Wray and Otis Huband. The three featured artists were among those who put down roots in Houston as young painters in the

Royd Riddell of Riddell Rare Maps & Fine Prints.

Texas Art Collector Attendance “Best Ever”

Scores came out for the return of Texas Art Collector, Show and Sale of Early Texas Art at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center August 9 and 10. Although the event is free and a formal count isn’t taken, several long-time dealers commented the attendance was the strongest to date. The show returned this year after a

Amazon Art Screen Shot

Amazon Launches Art Store

Works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Marc Chagall are now available on Amazon.com along with Cheerios, printers, refrigerators and cat toys. The site launched its fine art gallery today. The original and limited edition artwork for purchase directly from galleries and dealers. Prices currently range from $200 to $45,000. What will it mean? We’ll have to

Rembrandt Peale Portrait Of George Washington

Rembrandt Peale Portrait Of George Washington Sets Record for a Porthole Portrait

Rembrandt Peale’s iconic portrait of George Washington realized a new world record for a porthole portrait by the artist when it sold for $662,500- a record for a porthole portrait by the artist-to lead Heritage Auctions’ recent American art events in Dallas. Peale’s portrait of Washington was presented with his equally iconic portrait of Martha

Robert Seldon Duncanson

Amon Carter Acquires Major, Little Seen, Duncanson Painting

A major painting by 19th-century landscape artist Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821–1872), the first African-American artist to achieve international acclaim, has been purchased by Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Painted in 1869, the work titled The Caves was originally owned by Cincinnati Abolitionist Richard Sutton Rust (1815–1906), and it remained in his family

Brooklyn Flea Outdoors

Brooklyn Flea Expanding to Philly

Northern Liberties may be a Philadelphia neighborhood, or a suburb of Brooklyn. It may be hard to tell when the Brooklyn Flea opens up shop next month. The popular market’s website shows Mark Wahlberg sporting vintage Philadelphia Eagles gear announcing the June 2 opener.  Brooklyn Flea Philly will include mainstay vendors, and undoubtedly some from

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