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What has been lost in the Dallas art scene?

What has been lost in the Dallas art scene?

People are often talking about the vibrant scene in Dallas and DFW area. There are dozens of galleries having regular shows. You can almost count on at least one opening on every weekend. All four major museums in Dallas, plus three in Fort Worth, are mounting stunning exhibitions. The Opening of Delahaunty Gallery However, in

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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