The State Fair of Texas has received $45,000+ in private donations for the rebuilding of Big Tex. Officials say the giant icon will be ready on opening day.
Mr. Holga continues his hunt for Kennedy history. This time he has located Ira J. Beers, Jr., who photographed Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald.
Artists’ Showplace gallery presents Photography by John Fowler and Robert Sherman opening February 1st, with an artist reception February 8 from 6-9 p.m.
On February 23, 2013 Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery (PDNB) Gallery will open an exhibition by legendary pin-up photographer, Bunny Yeager.
This spring, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents two uniquely American looks at the medium of photography – Big Pictures, on view March 5 through April 21, and Marie Cosindas: Instant Color, on view March 2 through May 26.
Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery announces the opening of CLOTHESLINE: Photographs by John Albok. The exhibition opens January 12, 2013, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.
The Goss-Michael Foundation announce a new photography exhibition by musician Bryan Adams. Exposed will open December 18, 2012.
On December 1, 2012 Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery will host an opening reception of photographs with internationally acclaimed photographer Michael Kenna.
New Mexico Museum of Art announces a one-man exhibition by master photographer William Clift, on view April 19 through through September 8, 2013.
Nature photographer Mitch Dobrowner will lecture and present images at Richland College at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
Mr. Holga talks about the last moments of Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas from lowering the charred remains to funeral procession.
Japanese photographer Takeshi Shikama will be at Catherine Couturier Gallery for the exhibit opening and book signing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012.
Artists, musicians, dancers and vendors are gearing up for the 36th Annual Huffhines Art Trails Festival, a free, fun event designed for the whole family. The Huffhines Art Trails Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27-28, 2012, rain or shine.
Mr. Holga, our walkabout photographer, has completed his time lapse video of Big Tex being lifted into place at the State Fair of Texas. This year he photographed the complete installation from the lifting to the boots.
This fall, the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents The Rules of Basketball, an exhibition of works by contemporary artist Paul Pfeiffer, presented in conjunction with a special display of James Naismith’s “Original Rules of Basket Ball”—the 1891 document that outlined the 13 original rules of the game. In a rare union, the exhibition considers the sport from a historical perspective, and, on a more psychological level, explores the phenomena and spectacle that surround it.