Part of any major museum exhibition is the array of collectibles tied to it in the gift shop. You can bet that the Kimbell is selling plenty of pretty Manet posters and Van Gogh mouse pads tied to “The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago.” So it should come as no surprise [...]
Archive: 'Visual Arts'
I’ve often thought that few people could improve on Dallas Morning News photographer David Woo’s classic shots of the Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth. He quickly latched on to the reflecting pool, letting Tadao Ando’s design shimmer like hammered gold at night or emphasizing its perfect geographic order in the day. But now MAMFW [...]
Marjorie Garber, author of the superb Vested Interests:Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety as well as Patronizing the Arts, writes in the Boston Globe: This is an era of what could be called the “visual intellectual.” Students on college campuses and members of the general public flock to hear – and see – addresses by filmmakers, artists, [...]
Following Wednesday’s press preview of “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” the Art&Seek bloggers participated in an e-mail round-table discussion on all things Tut: JEROME WEEKS: Setting aside, for the moment, the content of “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” at the DMA, what struck me immediately about the exhibition was [...]
The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs begins its new tour of three American cities here in Dallas — with a seven-month run at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition features 130 objects from ancient Egypt, including a few that have never left Egypt before, [...]
Guest blogger Vicki Meek, manager of the South Dallas Cultural Center, posted the following item on her blog and allowed us to repost it here. Well, it’s been a minute since my last post and much has transpired. The South Dallas Cultural Center is extremely active and the community is solidly in here! We completed [...]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. Roma, Texas, gets a mini-history in words and b&w photographs by Jeffrey Gusky, co-author of Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place. He talks to Krys Boyd about the town, used in the film Viva Zapata!, and restored.
In the short time that Art&Seek has had a Flickr group photo page up and running, more than 130 beautiful, high-quality photos have been uploaded to the site. We definitely have some talented photographers in North Texas, and in recognition of that talent, we will begin the Art&Seek Flickr Photo of the Week. To participate, [...]
Guest blogger Bart Weiss is Director of the Dallas Video Festival and president of Video Association of Dallas. As October has arrived, I hope you have gotten some insight into how we work and think here at the fest. But like the fest, there is so much more. So forgive me if I rant a [...]
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has compiled a list of the ‘King Tut’ packages and attractions offered by Dallas’ fancier downtown hotels, including the “Bare Bones Package” at the Adolphus and the “Tutini” cocktail at the W Hotel.