The scene outside the Dallas Art Fair Thursday night. 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. It’s all here! The art. The gallery-goers dressed in black. The I.D. badges. The [...]
Posts Tagged 'Dallas Art Fair'
I want to take a second to introduce a new guest blogger, Cindy Schwartz. Cindy is involved in many local visual art organizations: as the founder of her art-advising company Cynthia C. Schwartz Fine Art, as a former board member and docent for the Dallas Museum of Art and as the president of the Dallas [...]
Dallas Art Fair founders John Sughrue (left) and Chris Byrne. On the surface, it seems like such a no-brainer: of course Dallas should have an art fair. Most big cities have them. And the area is rich with collectors who travel across the country to look at art and add to their collections. Starting next [...]
A NEW LIFE FOR JUNK: The DIY movement is going strong into 2009. All you have to do is read guest blogger Lydia Regalado’s recent roundup of area classes that channel students’ creativity to make useful objects out of the simplest of materials. It appears some artists have taken the concept to the extreme, using [...]
Guest blogger Brad Ford Smith is a Dallas artist and arts conservationist. Art Basel 2008 has been over for two weeks, and I have now decompressed, sorted through the 50-plus pounds of cards, documents and catalogs that I picked up and, sadly, I think my eyes are starting to adjust back to seeing the world [...]