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Texas Art Expo, 2014

Defining Texas Art

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

Give Me Glory and Blue Bonnets: Texas Art Results from Heritage

News came from Heritage Director of Texas Art Atlee Phillips via Facebook that the long-lost and much talked about The Battle of San Jacinto by Henry McCardle more than tripled estimate to bring $334,600 at November Dallas Signature Art of the American West & Texas Auction on Saturday.  A draftsman for the Confederate Navy, McCardle later served

Texas Traditions: Contemporary Artists of the Lone Star State

Heritage Auctions was set up like a contemporary painting gallery this afternoon for the release of Texas Traditions: Contemporary Artists of the Lone Star State by Michael Duty & Susan Hallsten McGarry The walls of the front gallery at Slocum Street were lined with works by the 36 artists featured in the book. When we