Art

Review: Floyd Newsum

At Wade Wilson Art, Floyd Newsum presents his latest body of richly-hued, heavily-worked, densely-layered paintings. Many of the paintings are influenced by Newsum’s ongoing interest in the arts of Sirigu, a village in northern Ghana. Throughout the exhibition, collaged elements [...]...

Review: Tony Feher

Tony Feher, sick Long Term Pillow, drug 1997.Sand mix, plastic flowers.Collection of Christopher D’Amelio, New York.Photograph by Adam Reich. Blaffer Art Mus...

Review: James Brown

James Brown: The Distinct Connection Texas Gallery September 20-November 3 Ivory and dense– black forms dance across the walls at Texas Gallery. Vibrating with stillness, James Brown’s painting series Planets: The Distinct Connection offers us a meditation on the cosmic and metaphysical. Brown creates a rhythm of hundreds of spots that [...]...

A Reflection of Chinese Culture

While Dallas doesn’t have a Chinatown, this year’s State Fair is going to add a surprising new feature — a Festival of Chinese Lanterns. Moreover, it’s being accomplished with an out-sized scale and flair that’s, well, Texas-sized. Dragon-oriented décor has been part of the Chinese culture for centuries [...]...

The Greatest Names in American Art

Opening October 6, 2012 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection is a landmark exhibition tracing American art from the 1890s to the 1960s. It’s the first time this impressive collection from the esteemed institution [...]...

Diego Velázquez: Painter of Painters

When Algur Meadows bequeathed his collection of Spanish paintings to create a “Prado on the Prairie,” he could not have foreseen that his namesake institution, the Meadows Museum, would become a significant partner with the Prado Museum in Madrid. This autumn marks the third and [...]...