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Arthello Beck, Jr.’s Studio and Gallery Offers Positive Stroll through African American History

Like a rare coin camouflaged among common change, Arthello Beck, Jr.’s Studio and Gallery located at 1922 S. Beckley Ave. in Dallas, Texas, stands amid old car repair shops, corner grocery stores, and gas stations. Callers will hear the voice of Mae Beck, widow and gallery manager, on the gallery voicemail service. Mae personally books by-appointment-only viewings at no charge, Mondays through Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm. The walls of this very common two-story structure, originally built as a family dwelling, houses hundreds of Beck’s painted originals – fine art canvases depicting African American life since the early 1950s.

Photographer Joe Ing Passes Away

Photographer Joe Ing passed away in his sleep on Sunday, April 22, 2012. The cause of his death is not know to us at Dallas Art News. It came as a shock to his family and friends. “I had lunch with [Joe] on Friday and he seemed fine,” said photographer and friend Chip VanPelt. “He […]

Nancy Hamon, Benefactor of the Arts, Dies at 92

Nancy Blackburn Hamon, civic leader and benefactor of the arts, passed away this weekend at the age of 92. Although we did not get to meet Ms. Hamon in person, she certainly touched our lives. The echo of her life can be felt at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library at Southern Methodist University, two wonderful places we have spent a lot of time. Thank you Mrs. Hamon for all you have done for Dallas.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art Announces the Passing of Former Executive Director Carolyn Hill

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing Carolyn Hill, retired executive director of Oklahoma City Museum of Art, who died in Oklahoma City on May 12, 2010 following an extended illness. She was 72. Carolyn will forever be remembered for her lifelong love, passion, and achievements in the arts and for leaving behind her indelible mark on the fabric our community.

Veronica De Anda Tosten Memorial at 500X Gallery

A memorial for Veronica will be at 500X Gallery this Saturday, February 13, from 2-5 p.m. A slide show celebrating Veronica’s life and art will be playing during the memorial. A eulogy written by Veronica will be read at the midpoint of the memorial. Veronica’s husband, Erik, would like donations be made to EASL in lieu of flowers.