Mr. Holga, our walkabout photographer, captured Big Tex being lifted into place for the State Fair of Texas.
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation today announced that the inaugural MTV RE:DEFINE art exhibition and auction, held in front of a sold-out VIP audience on Saturday, September 24 at the Goss-Michael Foundation in Dallas, has raised more than $770,000 for the charity.
It was announced today at the Dallas Museum of Art’s League Membership Tea that former White House chief floral designer, Nancy Clarke, will be the guest of honor at the annual Art in Bloom League Luncheon and Symposium on Monday, March 26, 2012.
Join the Dallas Museum of Art for a month-long celebration of the women of jazz music during Thursday Night Live’s Jazz in the Atrium program. Each concert features area and national ensembles with female bandleaders celebrating the history of women in jazz; from Mary Lou Williams to Ella Fitzgerald, from Dianne Reeves to Esperanza Spalding, female jazz artists have made many important contributions to jazz music.
The Catholic Foundation will announce the winner of the 6th Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition and unveil new larger-than-life artwork on the outdoor art wall during a dedication ceremony in the Dallas Arts District on Oct. 13, 2011.
The City of El Paso Public Art Program seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install an artwork or artworks for traffic circles being installed in existing intersections citywide in El Paso, Texas.
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas. If you had the chance to change history, would you? Stephen King’s latest novel 11/22/63, on shelves November 8, addresses this very scenario as the book’s main character travels back in time on a mission to prevent the assassination of President Kennedy.
The Graduate Student Lectureship Program provides local art and art history graduate students the opportunity to research and present public lectures on works on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. These focused gallery talks discuss artworks within a thematic framework designed to provide new insights on familiar pieces.
The Yamaha Corporation of America, which marked its 50th year of operation in the U.S. in 2010, presented a 50th Anniversary Year Partnership Award to Southern Methodist University in a ceremony in Caruth Auditorium on September 23.
A series of paintings becomes part of unique videos in Qiu Anxiong: Animated Narratives, a solo exhibition opening October 15 at the Crow Collection of Asian Art. Emerging Shanghai-based artist Qiu Anxiong uses a stop-motion animation technique to create an ever-changing series of hauntingly beautiful moving images that range from mythical stories to urban transformation. Two videos will be on view in the Garden Gallery and the Mezzanine, and a selection of Qiu’s paintings will be on display in LinkAsia. Qiu Anxiong: Animated Narratives will run through February 5, 2012.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston acquires Palminto Ranch (1961) by Frank Stella from the landmark Benjamin Moore series. Stella ushered in Minimalism in America.
I’m hitting the road tomorrow for a handful of West Texas exhibit openings. I’ll be visiting The Grace Museum in Abilene and The Old Jail Art Center in Albany. On view will be works by Melissa Miller, Bob Stuth-Wade, Bill Kennedy, Eric Zimmerman and portraits by Modigliani, Warhol and Callot.
More than 250 works of Contemporary Art from the Estate of the late Dr. Edmund P. Pillsbury anchor Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 26 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction, taking place at Heritage’s Design District Art Annex, 1518 Slocum Street.
The San Antonio Museum of Art is taking a day trip to see Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on Feb. 18, 2012.
Laura Moore Fine Art Studios in McKinney, Texas, presents Journey Into Color with works by Pernie Fallon and Steven Napper. Exhibit opens Saturday, October 8.