While wandering up and down the Deep Ellum Arts Festival on Sunday, I couldn’t help but be constantly reminded of the stasis that the once-bustling, always-historic entertainment district is in. First, the crowd: It was sizeable but not huge (I easily found parallel metered parking a block away on Elm Street), and eclectic but not all […]
Archive: 'Visual Arts'
SUPPORTING A LOCAL: It’s good to see the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth devote some prime space to a North Texan on the rise. Rosson Crow, who grew up in Plano before attending Yale, is the subject of the museum’s current Focus show. Her large-scale paintings remind us of a bygone era, with depictions […]
Today’s Art&Seek Saturday Spotlight checks in on the 15th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival.
Guest blogger Lydia Regalado is an arts educator, crafter and blogger who writes about people who gather to make things. Ugandan artist Fred Mutabi explains the inspiration behind a Talking Mural. Have you ever heard of a “Talking Mural?” If you’re curious, visit the University of North Texas Art Gallery Saturday morning from 8:30 – […]
Way back in the fall of 2008, we started the Flickr Photo of the Week contest. Readers began to submit their photos to our Flickr pool, and before you knew it, we were displaying photos from some of the best shooters in North Texas. While approving some photos today, I noticed this stunning photo from […]
That was part of a soundscape called Parking in Color. Christopher Janney devised it for the 11-story Fort Worth Convention Center Parking Garage, and it’s being unveiled today. Janney creates what he calls “urban musical instruments.” They’re interactive soundscapes
Guest blogger Melissa Kirkendall is the director of the Fearless Film Festival. After perusing through over 40 short films, music videos and trailers we have finally selected the final 14 shorts that will screen at this years Fearless Film Festival which is a part of the OFF MAIN! series at Main St. Fort Worth Arts […]
For the Wall Street Journal, SMU’s Willard Spiegelman reports on the exhibition, From the Temple and the Tomb, at SMU’s Meadows Museum of Art. We don’t know much about the Etruscans in northern-ish Italy (i.e., Tuscany). In fact, Etruscan or Tusci is the term for them used by the Romans, who more or less supplanted […]
Congratulations to Ezekiel Bierschank, the winner of our Flickr Photo of the Week contest!
AFI BITS: As I’m sure you’ve figured out by now, I’m not the only person in this town covering AFI Dallas. And with more than 170 features and shorts, I can’t get to every one of them. So I thought I would pass along some of the good work being done on films I haven’t […]