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The Big Deal: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist Exhibition Catalogue From The Amon Carter Museum Of American Art

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Win the companion book to the ‘Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist’ exhibition.

Alphabet Wars At The Dallas Museum Of Art

Language is political, George Orwell told us. Actually, says Slavs and Tatars, the new show at the DMA, even individual letters are political. It’s the alphabet as a weapon.

Celebrating Mayborn Conference’s 10 Years With An Online Book Auction

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UNT’s Mayborn Conference celebrates narrative non-fiction, has done for 10 years. So why not mark the occasion by auctioning signed first editions by the likes of Larry McMurtry, Mary Karr and Paul Theroux?

What Are William Joyce And Brandon Oldenburg Up To?

The SMU grad and the former Dallasite won an Oscar for best animated short in 2012. Since then, their Shreveport-based Moonbot Studios has won Webby awards and daytime Emmys. And they’ve got even bigger plans …

This Year’s $50,000 Hiett Prize Winner Is…

… an environmental historian. Which is something of a first for the $50,000 award from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the DMA

Covering the French Revolution to the dawn of modernism, with more than 120 artworks by 70 artists, including drawings by Degas, Picasso and Delacroix, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Mind’s Eye certainly offers an eyeful. But does it hold together?

Take A Book, Leave A Book: Little Free Libraries Paper North Texas

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Little free libraries are springing up all over North Texas. Courtney Collins visits one at Lakewest YMCA.

The Late Maya Angelou In KERA’s 1992 Documentary, ‘Kindred Spirits’

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Watch Maya Angelou read excerpts from her poem ‘Still I Rise’ for KERA’s 1992 documentary, Kindred Spirits. The celebrated poet and autobiographer died this morning. She was 86.

North Texas Art Experts Hitting The Books This Year

Five new exhibition catalogs coming out this year — from our very own curators and art historians.

UNT Writer Miroslav Penkov Wins Rolex Mentor Award

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The prize-winning young author and UNT teacher will be mentored for a year — by Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient.

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