PHOTOGRAPHIC PROOF: Not planning on traveling this summer? Visiting the Amon Carter may provide at least a little escape. The museum is hosting “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light,” an exhibition of 40 of the photographer’s pictures.
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Ten North Texas museums are part of a nationwide effort called Blue Star Museums that will provide free admission to military families this summer. The 10 museums join more than 600 in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
KERA guest commentator Patricia Mora is a writer living in Dallas who has studied in the U.S. and abroad. In this installment in her series on overlooked masterpieces in local collections, she discusses the Amon Carter Museum’s Conversation — Sky and Earth by Charles Sheeler.
Dallas Summer Musicals’ Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps at the Majestic; Midlake, NX35, Toadies and more in Music Bits; and a new addition at the Amon Carter.
LOADED IMAGES: One of the focuses of the Amon Carter Museum‘s “Masterworks of American Photography: Popular Culture” is those Life magazine-type photos that remind us of simpler times. The ones where some boy who looks like Opie Taylor is trying to hang on to a squirming dog. Light stuff like that. The thing is, as [...]
SAY CHEESE: Local photographer and actor Mark Oristano has taken headshots for hundreds of performers, so he knows what works and what doesn’t. But if there’s a cardinal rule for headshots, it’s this: “I tell my clients the same things. I tell them that my job is to make their headshot look as much like [...]
THEATER, PART DEUX: On Tuesday, we pointed you to the major dailies’ year in theater lists. But they aren’t the only ones who can count to 10. Dallas Voice critic Arnold Wayne Jones has posted his list of the top 10 theater moments of 2009, topping it with Theatre Britain’s Vincent River. Meanwhile, theaterjones.com has [...]
Earlier this year, the Amon Carter bought a rare, complete set of Edward S. Curtis’ monumental work of photography, The North American Indian. Culled from 30 years of research and more than 40,000 photos, the 20-volume work was forgotten and Curtis went bankrupt. But it contains some of the only visual evidence of a number of the 80 tribes Curtis documented — and it helped shape the way we view native Americans. Jerome Weeks reviews.
PRESERVING OUR HISTORY: In July, the Amon Carter Museum announced that it had purchased a copy of The North American Indian, photographer Edward S. Curtis’ study of Native Americans west of the Mississippi. Over the weekend, some of those photogravure prints went on display at the museum. DFW.com details what’s on view now and what [...]
AMON CARTER GOES MODERN: The Amon Carter Museum announced its 2010 exhibition schedule, which will include three shows that will focus on modern art movements between 1902-1962. “American Moderns on Paper: Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art” collects watercolors, pastels and drawings of American avant-garde artists. “Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and [...]