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.
Archive: 'Visual Arts'
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.
Elizabeth Lunday is the author of The Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You About Master Painters and Sculptors, which includes intriguing, seamy and just plain curious trivia about the 35 artists whose lives she recounts. Some of the biographical facts are not so secret (Caravaggio murdered a man). Others, on [...]
Kara Walker Guest blogger Brad Ford Smith is a Dallas artist and art conservationist. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth was expecting to have a full house for Kara Walker’s lecture Tuesday night, but I was surprised that the allocated 500 seats would not be enough to accommodate even those people standing in line [...]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. Sentimental Journey: The Art of Jacob Miller runs at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth through Jan. 11. Think airs on KERA Television Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
In the early 1970s, Willem de Kooning was widely considered a once-great has-been whose career had peaked and faded away. He grew unfashionably old, and though he never stopped painting, he nonetheless fell out of favor with the changing tastes of the time. As his 70th birthday neared, de Kooning reinvented himself as a sculptor, [...]
Sculptors Jay Silber (left) and Etty Horowitz discussing art in front of Barbara Hepworth’s Squares with Two Circles (Monolith) at the Nasher Sculpture Garden. The Texas Sculpture Association celebrated 25 years of supporting and cultivating North Texas’ thriving community of sculptors. The three-day event included parties, tours, lots of food, and a Saturday symposium which [...]
Author James Crumley The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts gets its third-largest donation, $15 million from Sammons Enterprises, for the outdoor spaces around the Winspear Opera House and the Wyly Theater. Some parents and DISD teachers have expressed fears about students seeing images in the PBS arts documentary series, art:21. The first three seasons [...]