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VIDEO: Big Tex Gets Down

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Watch Big Tex “shake it.”

Hand-Made And Homeless, Framed And Videotaped

SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.

Drawing With Thread: Dallas Artist Gabriel Dawe

Dawe is attracting attention around the country. We tagged along to watch him install a piece here in Dallas last Spring and learn how his childhood in Mexico sparked an interest in embroidery.

Director Of Dallas’ Office Of Cultural Affairs To Leave For New Job – UPDATED

Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.

The Arts Get High in Aspen

Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.

The Artists In Neiman-Marcus’ Windows

Neiman’s flagship store in downtown Dallas has been showcasing something in its windows other than high-end fashions. Works by local artists – courtesy of Oil & Cotton.

The Fairmont is Family to Resident Artist Pamela Nelson

Guest blogger Gail Sachson visits with the hotel’s latest artist in residence.

What’s The Plan For Fort Worth Culture?

The current city arts plan is 12 years old, and a number of its goals have been met – like establishing a percent-for-arts ordinance. So Fort Worth has set out to find new some ones.

New NorthPark Artwork Has People Looking Up

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It’s the first solo artist’s installation at NorthPark — ever. And it manages to evoke American history while hiding a mind-bending optical illusion.

Artist Seeks Bexar Street Village Community Stories For New Public Artwork

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The Bexar Street neighborhood is about to get some brand new public art in the form of a 477 foot street-scape located on a brick wall in South Dallas.

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