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Frank Reaugh, Sheepherder's Camp, Courtesy Heritage Auctions

Frank Reaugh’s Sheepherders Camp Painting Tops $400,000 at Heritage

Frank Reaugh’s Sheepherders Camp Painting Tops $400,000 at Heritage

A large, rare work by Texas painter Frank Reaugh brought $437,000 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas Saturday, more than doubling the previous auction record for the artist. The 20×40 Sheepherders Camp, 1893 is the larger version of a pastel in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum collection. Director of Texas Art at Heritage Auctions, Atlee Phillips told Urban

Julian Onderdonk, signed Chas. Turner, untitled (Mexican Woman with Jacal), n.d. (ca. 1905), 8 X 12", oil on canvas. Julian painted a number of scenes like this with Hispanic women, a jacal or rural dwelling, the Juniper and cacti, often the scenes were in the abandon quarry to the north of his family home.

Book Review: Julian Onderdonk’s Lost Paintings

Julian Onderdonk is best known today as a painter of misty landscapes covered in bluebonnets. His work is the pride of museums and his paintings, particularly those of of Texas Hill Country landscape, are highly sought by collectors. But a large portion of his work remains to be discovered. Julian’s father, Robert Jenkins Onderdonk, was a

Julian Onderdonk

New Book Explores Julian Onderdonk’s New York Years

In Julian Onderdonk in New York: The Lost Years, the Lost Paintings, an illustrated book published by the Texas State Historical Association, James Graham Baker explores the artist’s New York years, so often neglected by previous scholars. Through painstaking research, Baker reveals that Onderdonk painted hundreds of images under pseudonyms during his time in New

Oak Cliff Artists Bishop Arts District

Oak Cliff, A Legacy of Art and Cheap Rent

If any Dallas neighborhood is most associated with being a place where artists live, it’s probably Oak Cliff. Sure, the area around White Rock Lake has a large number of artists living there. Oak Lawn was once known as the center for art galleries, a role that’s been taken on by the Design District and

William Reaves Gallery

It’s Big in Texas – Reductive Landscape by McKie Trotter and Jack Boynton at William Reaves Gallery

It has been too long-American art institutes need to look into mid-century modernism outside of the New York school. Suddenly, there is a flourishing interest in the state of Texas, particular of Houston. Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest just concluded at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Bayou City Chic: Progressive Streams

Maryanne Meltzer 1984 Exhibit Northlake College

Strangers Revisiting from 1984 at North Lake College

Familiar strangers result from artworks displayed again at North Lake College after 30 years. Dallas Artist Maryanne Meltzer explored the topic of strangers and alienation in a 1984 exhibit. This month the works return, this time alongside those of artist Allison Proulx. Formerly a movie set designer in Los Angeles, Proulx’s seems to work in a parallel universe with Meltzer.

George Grammer Old Jail Art Center

Fort Worth Circle Goes to West Texas — Part 1: George Grammer at the Old Jail Art Center

It has been six years since the Amon Carter Museum of American Art mounted the exhibition Intimate Modernism. The show, for the first time, put the Fort Worth Circle under a national spotlight. The group were together just for a few years, near the end of 1940’s. But their influence is long and their reach is

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