Two upcoming exhibits will feature the work of Charles T. Williams. Working in a variety of forms and materials, Williams work is well-known but perhaps less documented. That may be changing. Most recently his work was included in Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University […]
It has been a conundrum for us between the two largest shows in Round Top. We have always admired Red Barn show, but we end up finding more to bring home from Marburger Farm every time. We have never been disappointed by visiting Round Top (except the speed trap near Rosebud and Lott), and the friendship formed between collectors and dealers are only strengthened through these unique events. I wish that we could have more time, maybe sip some coffee, chat with friends, and watch some longhorns grazing afar.
It has been six years since the Amon Carter Museum of American Art mounted the exhibition Intimate Modernism. The show, for the first time, put the Fort Worth Circle under a national spotlight. The group were together just for a few years, near the end of 1940’s. But their influence is long and their reach is […]
Bob “Daddy-O” Wade talks about his Cowboy Boots sculpture in Washington DC and a fascination with all things Texas. One of the artists known as the “Oak Cliff Four,” Wade now lives in Austin. The iguana that he refers to on the Lone Star Cafe in New York City now resides at the Fort Worth […]
“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.
Handcrafts have traditionally been associated with feminine activities, especially in a domestic setting. Brewer nevertheless embraces low art into her artistic pursuit. In her own modest words, she is not a master of any medium, but she is willing to let each medium guide her into a terrain unknown, searching for her own artistic voice.
The Show and Sale of Early Texas Art will be back at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center August 8-9, 2014. Now run by Vintage Promotions, LLC the show was produced for more than a decade of production by the Collectors of Fort Worth Art. The Texas Art Collector Show and Sale of Early Texas […]
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 […]
They reflected the superlative power of the artist to synthesize geographic and flora information; yet still there seemed to lack a kind of immediacy and emotional attachment. In a tightly controlled process for public picture making, by reigning subconscious and psychological state, Anne achieved a stunning degree of intellectual revelation of nature observed.
For those who are used to touring art museums in the Northeast, Frank Reaugh is not a name that can be heard or found frequently. But upon my arrival to Texas, one fact ignited my interest in this artist: the only Texas artist who exhibited at the World’s Columbia Exposition in 1893 was not Frederic […]