Art

Review: Gerardo R

Gerardo R: Un Día a La Vez Start Gallery Dallas March 3–April 15, 2012 Terrible things are still happening in Mexico. Your preferred news organizations may not cover it anymore and you may not think of it often, but the drug cartel violence continues to claim the lives of our neighbors [...]...

Painting as Painting

Dallas painter and post-medium practitioner Ludwig Schwarz loves a good glitch every now and then. “I am so glad you’re not recording me,” he said in response to the failures of the voice memos option on my iPhone. In self-deprecating fashion, he said, “I really don’t have anything [...]...

Review: The Age of Impressionism

The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth March 11–June 17, 2012 Regardless of one’s opinion about Impressionism, the Kimbell Art Museum’s latest special exhibition — emphasis on special — might render even the most vociferous opponent [...]...

Review: “Word Spirit”

“Word Spirit” Crow Museum of Asian Art, Dallas February 25–May 5, 2012 There may be larger exhibitions at the Crow Collection of Asian Art but none will expand your heart more than the works now showing of Chaco Terada. She chose the word “Kotodama” as the title for her small [...]...

ARTifacts: April 2012

Maxwell L. Anderson, the new director of the Dallas Museum of Art, has appointed Robert Stein as the Museum’s Deputy Director, effective April 19. Stein, who currently serves as the Deputy Director for Research, Technology and Engagement at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, will work with [...]...

Those Were the Days

Few moments in American cultural history are as readily recognized as the “roaring” twenties — their mere mention conjures dynamic images of flappers, Fords, and skyscraper cities. And yet, American artists responded to this dizzying new modern world with art that evoked stillness, clarity,[...]...

Artfully Stated

William Powhida is a visual artist and former art critic who continues to blaze the way forward with his satirical, often times biting editorials of the art wor...