It's not just a painting by John Singer Sargent, arguably America's finest portraitist of the late 19th-early 20th century. It's a seven-foot tall Sargent portrait of actor Edwin Booth, arguably the most important American actor of the age.
Posts Tagged 'Amon Carter Museum'
The official, solemn, city-sanctioned, day-of, Dealey Plaza tribute to JFK won’t come until November, of course, but Dallas-area arts groups have already been marking the 50th anniversary of his death – but, so far, not with tributes so much as remembrances of a time past.
The late, great artist Romare Bearden was known for his bold, bright collages of jazz nightlife and his North Carolina childhood. But the Amon Carter’s new show is of Homer’s Odyssey. Bearden makes it his own.
Think of it as an early spring thaw. The Dallas Museum of Art will release three books just in the next few months through the Yale University Press — more than it’s done in a typical year.
Today in the roundup: A plea to Museum Tower, a roundup of visual arts notes and Seth Meyers’ plea to Texas.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing DTC’s ‘Chad Deity,’ plus words with Olga Kern and the Amon Carter’s Andrew Walker.
The Phillips Collection may be a boutique operation in DC, but it pioneered modernism in America and collecting living American artists. One hundred artworks from Winslow Homer to Mark Rothko make up the largest touring show the Carter has hosted.
Today in the roundup: The best in local arts, Fort Worth’s singer/poet and a slew of visual arts news.
Enter to win a package of goodies all tied to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s current exhibition.
The Alamo comes to North Texas, Dallas’ black journalists give Beyonce some props and various hires and whatnot were announced: It’s the Friday arts news roundup.