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 […]
“I tried a lot of different things. Sometimes it works, sometime it don’t.” He commented as he gave us a walking tour around the property. But never has he has stopped experimenting and exploring the material limits. It is hard for me to imagine bending a steel chain of 90 feet against its horizontal thickness.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]