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Bob Wade Texas Boots

Bob Wade Discusses His Texas Boots in the U.S. Capital

Bob Wade Discusses His Texas Boots in the U.S. Capital

Bob “Daddy-O” Wade talks about his Cowboy Boots sculpture in Washington DC and a fascination with all things Texas. One of the artists known as the “Oak Cliff Four,” Wade now lives in Austin. The iguana that he refers to on the Lone Star Cafe in New York City now resides at the Fort Worth

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

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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