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Bill Reaves at Turner House

Texas Tradition Contemporary Now at Turner House

Texas Tradition Contemporary Now at Turner House

Houston Gallery owner Bill Reaves is becoming a figure on the art scene in Dallas. Not only is this Reaves second exhibit at the historic Turner House in Oak Cliff, but the centerpiece in the new Alexander Hogue exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is on loan from none other than Bill Reaves. That’s

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

CASTETA

Early Texas Art, A Primer: Part One

Nearly 200 people made it to the Witte Museum in San Antonio for the Annual CASETA conference. If you’re not familiar, CASETA stands for the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art. Before you start, there are two things to know about Early Texas Art. First, if you spend time hanging around

Otis Dozier (1904–1987) Untitled, 1932 Watercolor © Denni Davis Washburn, William R. Miegel Jr., and Elizabeth Marie Miegel Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas Purchase with funds provided by the Paper Guild of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Texas Regionalism Coming to the Amon Carter

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth will present an installation of Texas paintings that curators say captures a pivotal moment in the state’s cultural history. In the 1930s, a group of young artists—including Jerry Bywaters, Alexandre Hogue, William Lester, Thomas Stell, Harry Carnohan and Coreen Spellman, among others—gained national recognition for

Fort Worth Show Dolly Johnson

50 Years and Into the Fort Worth Show

About three years ago, I attended my first antiques show after moving to Texas — the Dolly Johnson Show. Although the show had gone more mid-century and industrial than in previous years, the show stopper then was the Susanna Fuller White trunk, from the Mayflower. Americana was still the heart and soul of the show.

Republic of Texas

George, You’re a Long Way from Philadelphia…

A table at the Old Jail Arts Center in Albany, Texas caught my eye. It’s always nice when museums feature decorative arts, but its especially nice when museums of this size include furniture. The round inlaid center table with a classical form features prominently our first president. I assumed being in this small town Texas

The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX

The Artist Behind the Collection — Bill Bomar and the Old Jail Art Center

Albany is one of those small towns of Texas- by the time you read its name from a road sign, it’s almost behind you. Its museum has an unassuming name – the Old Jail Art Center. You would expect to be surrounded by bluebonnets or longhorns paintings, and be ready to associate with it the

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