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 […]
At a time when the abstract, experimental and the minimal reigns supreme, a temporary sculpture exhibit in the Arts District, the Latino Cultural Center and Lee Park is particularly satisfying. The winged-figures by Jorge Marín were brought to Dallas through the Consulate General of Mexico and will remain here until sometime in May. Marín was […]
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 […]
Marty Ray Ceramics Dallas: A short video featuring Dallas artist, ceramist and teacher Marty Ray who discusses her teachers.
We interviewed Frances Bagley and Tom Orr just before the Christmas of 2014. When discussing what has change in Dallas scenes, both talked about the shift in artists’ temperament. The ‘60s and the ‘70s was a pretty wild time for a lot of reasons. You’d go to openings and people would get into arguments, not: […]
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. […]
The first coordinated gallery-opening night of the year in Dallas brought many out for views of stunning artwork. We began at Conduit and made stops at Curcuit 12, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Mary Thomas Gallery, Craighead Green, the newest kid on the block- Erin Cluley Gallery and 500x (which we are oh so thankful stays open […]
We met James Surls in Waco at the Martin Museum of Art for this interview. There is so much good material, it was really hard to choose a take-out clip. But here it is- his recollection of the now infamous Dog Show, held in 1975 at SMU.
We have seen works by Barney Delabano in various locations. Although he kept painting when he worked as the curator of installation at the Dallas Museum of Art for decades, it was not until his retirement that he began to show his works again. A few weeks ago, Heritage Auctions sold one of his paintings […]