Not everyone knows what to expect when they are invited to the Dallas Art Fair. One guest was expecting something more like the Fort Worth Arts Festival. Another went to the Deep Ellum Arts Festival by mistake but realized their error only when they couldn’t find the correct booth number (the heavy metal music should have also […]
If you visit the Dallas Art Fair (April 7-9, FIG Gallery) this week and look down Ross Avenue, you may get a glimpse of a large yellow sculpture by John Henry. If you are intrigued, you may also look forward to a show opening later this month at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art […]
Little can be found for an overarching or coordinated curatorial effort within participants. To maximize the likelihood of sale, galleries boost the variety in the spirit of “there is something for everyone”. The result was like a holiday bazaar with pricier tags. The art, in consequence, feels and looks, more like commodity than any other time.
Visitors to the Dallas Art Fair last week got a preview of sorts for a new exhibit at the Nasher Sculpture Center. A small version of a larger work on display at the Nasher by Dallas-based artist Erick Swenson was offered for sale at the fair by Talley Dunn Gallery. The work depicting snails surrounding […]
The threat of tornadoes and hail in North Central Texas kept us from a trip to Lincoln, Nebraska to see the collection of paintings by Ralph Blakelock. While the storms proved damaging in Oklahoma and Iowa, they stayed away from Texas and allowed for two trips over the weekend to the Dallas Art Fair. Held […]