OFF-STAGE CO-STARS: FW Weekly has a nice profile of Friends of Art&Seek Dana Schultes and Justin Flowers. The couple has their hands in all sorts of Tarrant County theater operations – Justin is currently starring in Circle Theatre’s Incorrubtible while Dana is on the staff of Stage West. When they’re not busy entertaining the masses, [...]
Posts Tagged 'Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth'
MOVING IMAGES: If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? You can ponder that question while watching the above video that Lyric Stage has produced for its production of The King and I, which opens tonight. The video gives a good sense of what audiences are in for [...]
PODCASTING AT THE MODERN: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has launched a cool new feature on its blog. Docent Insights is a series of short podcasts (5-15 minutes each) that feature Modern docents discussing works in the collection. The first podcast focuses on “Texas and the West” and has docents Boots Bailey and [...]
Rosson Crow paints big canvases – often 8 feet by 12 feet. She generally paints interiors, interiors of rooms that may be empty of people but they’ve clearly been lived in, often riotously. These are rooms at peak moments of consumption. Hollywood nightclubs. Wall Street offices. Grand butcher shops. Luxury suites.
SUPPORTING A LOCAL: It’s good to see the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth devote some prime space to a North Texan on the rise. Rosson Crow, who grew up in Plano before attending Yale, is the subject of the museum’s current Focus show. Her large-scale paintings remind us of a bygone era, with depictions [...]
EAT FOR A GOOD CAUSE: On Saturday, you’ve got a chance to help out the Asian Film Festival of Dallas, and all you have to do is open your mouth. Natsumi Gelato+Frozen Yogurt will donate a portion of its sales between 11:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. to the festival to celebrate the store’s first anniversary. [...]
HIDE AND GO SEEK: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth blog has held a fun contest for the past few weeks. Each week, a set of clues describing a work in the museum is posted. Readers are then encouraged to take a guess as to which work is being described and e-mail their pick [...]
Jeff Elrod, Pong, 2002, acrylic on canvas Cindy Schwartz’ review in Art&Seek KERA radio story: Expanded online story: [crowd noises, amplified speaker:] CURATOR ANDREA KARNES: “Jeff is here with us tonight and he’s going to say a few words about the exhibition …” applause] The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth has just opened a [...]
Guest blogger Cindy Schwartz is the founder of Cynthia C. Schwartz Fine Art and the president of the Dallas Architecture Forum. Jeff Elrod’s work that went on display this weekend in a Focus exhibition at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is fresh and honest. To meet him is to know that his work [...]
HINOJOSA WEIGHS IN: A few weeks ago, I mentioned in this space that a discussion of the importance of arts education was going on over at artsjournal.com Well, I finally got around to checking back in to see how the conversation went when I stumbled upon an entry from a previously unannounced panelist: DISD Superintendent [...]