YOUTUBE, THE REMIX: This is one of the coolest YouTube videos I’ve seen in a while – a musical mashup of other online videos. Called the Thru You project, it’s the creation of Ophir Kutiel, who goes by Kutiman online. Thanks to Andrew Taylor’s The Artful Manager blog for the tip. TEXAS BALLET THEATER LOSES […]
Archive: 'Visual Arts'
The Dallas Museum of Art recently announced a new summer exhibition of works by noted Irish photographer and video artist Willie Doherty, short-listed twice for England’s Turner Prize. The show, Willie Doherty: Requisite Distance premieres May 24 and runs through August 16, and it includes eleven landscape photos of Northern Ireland, plus his 15-minute Ghost […]
Congratulations to Tim Pittsinger, the winner of our Flickr Photo of the Week contest! Music and photography often find themselves together in Tim’s images. He follows last week’s winner, Mary Elizabeth Elam. If you would like to participate, all you need to do is upload your photo to to our Flickr group page. It’s fine to submit a photo […]
The Kimbell’s major new exhibition, Art & Love in Renaissance Italy, is not just a display of classic artworks. It aims to locate that art in the households, the bridal suites, even the belief systems of 15th-16th century Italians. Jerome Weeks reviews.
AUSTIN — Late Monday morning, a group of 75 or so artists and crafters crammed into a meeting room in the Austin Convention Center to solve a problem: How do you sell your creations online? Everyone from photographers to T-shirt makers to jewelery makers to painters and musicians were present. Ideas were bandied about, and […]
Jerome and I will be waking up early and applying lots of caffeine to bring your round-up while Stephen is in Austin at South by Southwest. UPDATE: Clearly it takes two of us to match one of Stephen’s daily doses. Or we need more caffeine. Here goes: Track by Track podcast: take 2: Paul Slavens […]
Last night was the Dallas Opera’s last performance in the Music Hall at Fair Park. The Dallas Morning News ran a photo today (apparently unavailable online) of interim general director John Cody and a crowd making a champagne toast backstage when The Italian Girl in Algiers was done. Report is, they also sang Auld Lang […]
A NEW HOF CLASS: Larry Hagman, SMU grad Powers Boothe, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke and Billy Bob Thornton were all inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame last night in a ceremony in Austin. While the event was designed to honor its newest members, it didn’t take long for the talk to turn to […]
In a crazy way you can link Kevin Todora’s fondness for David Lynch, and particularly Lynch’s cult TV show Twin Peaks, to the unexpected, giant and literal holes in his art work. It’s as if someone took a gargantuan hole puncher to a seemingly nice, decent photograph, and that photograph responds to its butchering by happily bleeding some brightly-hued paint. It’s […]
JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW SOMEONE: The Amon Carter Museum blog jumps on this year’s biggest Facebook trend and posts 25 Random Things About the Carter. Among the most enlightening: 3. We display on average 500-600 works from the permanent collection at any one time – less than 1%. 17. We store certain photographs […]