Guest Blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She is Vice-Chair of the Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Public Art Committee. She has been a juror for “Scrap Can Be Beautiful” for several years and curated and coordinated this year’s exhibit. On Monday, we invited […]
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NO ROOM IN THE INN: Thinking of going to the George Strait concert June 6 that will mark the official opening of the new Cowboys stadium in Arlington? Think again. Officially, the concert is a sellout, though there may still be the odd single ticket left here and there. It’s unclear still how many tickets […]
Guest Blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She is Vice-Chair of the Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Public Art Committee. She has been a juror for “Scrap Can Be Beautiful” for several years and curated and coordinated this year’s exhibit. The warm weather has been […]
HIDE AND GO SEEK: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth blog has held a fun contest for the past few weeks. Each week, a set of clues describing a work in the museum is posted. Readers are then encouraged to take a guess as to which work is being described and e-mail their pick […]
The Dallas Morning News reports online that Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys and builder of the huge new stadium in Arlington that I’ve taken to calling “Jonestown,” is thinking about decorating the place with some art. And maybe even bringing some art-like events to the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. That way, […]
Photo: PBS Another sign of the economic times: Master paintings and photographs are showing up in the art world’s equivalent of pawn shops. The New York Times reports this week that photographer Annie Leibovitz (above) is the latest name-brand artist to use one of these firms to raise money, to the tune of $15.5 million. […]
The winning design for Make Space for Artists: Design a Studio. Amy Wynne and Mark Leveno began their adulthoods in engineering and advertising, respectively. But they ultimately found a united calling as a duo in architecture. After spending time in the smog of Los Angeles, they now belong to Dallas. As the creative team behind the winning design of Make […]
From a distance, the Wyly Theater can look like a modern, metal box – just another medium-rise office tower. But upon inspection, the surface of the Wyly turns out to be rippled – covered with 466 aluminum tubes.
Congratulations to Kari Kinney of Fort Worth, the winner of our Flickr Photo of the Week contest! Kari follows last week’s winner Robert H. Nunnally, Jr. 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 you took […]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. Artist Brad Ford Smith was preparing for an opening at Mighty Fine Arts when I visited his studio to shoot the video above. Rather than a grouping of several works, Brad did a single installation using “a stack of old watercolor paper, a pair of scissors, a […]