Dr. Carole Brandt, dean emerita of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair and professor of theatre, has died in Dallas, March 5, following a brief illness. She was 76.
Mr. Holga talks about the passing of actor Larry Hagman and the memorable times of television. Mr. Hagman will be dearly missed.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary remembers artist Daniel-Kayne, award winning painter, sculptor and performance artists.
Watercolor artists Julya Thomson Kirkpatrick passes away of natural causes on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
Dallas has lost prominent painter, printmaker and teacher Ann Cushing Gantz. She passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, from an extended illness.
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 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 […]
The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, acknowledges with great sorrow the death, on March 27, of Life Trustee and former Chairman Isabel Brown Wilson, at 80. Mrs. Wilson’s philanthropy had a transformative impact not only on the MFAH but also on the arts, culture and civic life of Houston.
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.
Last Thursday, Peter C. Marzio, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) for almost 30 years, died at age 67. Mr. Marzio elevated the MFAH to major-museum status. He will be greatly missed.
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.
We learned this morning of the passing of Dr. Edmund P. (“Ted”) Pillsbury at the age of 66 from an apparent heart attack yesterday afternoon after returning from lunch with a consignor. All of us here at Heritage Auction Galleries wish to express our deepest sympathy to his wife, children, coworkers and all others who knew and loved him.
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.
Dallas Art News is saddened by the passing of Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Mr. Hoving was 78.