Modern Art Museum announces expanded collection catalogue

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Collection Highlights is the most extensive survey of the Museum’s collection to date, the museum said in a news release. The publication features 220 works of art by more than 150 artists and illuminates the Modern’s extraordinary holdings in painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, installation, film, and video.… Continue reading Modern Art Museum announces expanded collection catalogue

Myers to present evening lecture at Kimbell related to Renoir exhibit

Nicole R. Myers, Barbara Thomas Lemmon Senior Curator of European Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, will present a special evening lecture titled “Naked vs. Nude: Bodies and Bathers in Nineteenth-Century France” on Friday, November 22, at 6 p.m., in the Pavilion Auditorium. This lecture is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Renoir:… Continue reading Myers to present evening lecture at Kimbell related to Renoir exhibit

Fort Worth Library moving some materials to Amon Carter Museum

To see some cool Fort Worth Library items, make a visit to the Amon Carter Museum? Say what? It’s true. Multiple issues of periodicals representing more than 35 art-related titles are on loan in the Amon Carter’s research library. The materials, previously stored at the Fort Worth Public Library’s Central Branch, comprise a length roughly… Continue reading Fort Worth Library moving some materials to Amon Carter Museum

E.A. Carmean, former director at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, dies at 74

E.A. Carmean Jr., right, with the sculptor Alexander Calder during the construction of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington. The building opened in 1978 to house the museum’s 20th-century art collection, which Mr. Carmean curated.Credit...National Gallery of Art, Washington

E.A. Carmean, Jr. a museum curator and director who served as director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for several years and had a second career in the church, died at his home in Washington D.C. on Oct. 12 from cancer. Carmean, who was known throughout his life by his first two initials,… Continue reading E.A. Carmean, former director at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, dies at 74

Kimbell’s Renoir Exhibit: Focusing on the human form

The Kimbell Art Museum has partnered with the Clark Art Institute of Williamstown, Massachusetts, to celebrate the centenary of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s death in what is billed as the first major exhibition focusing in the human form. Since his death, no one has concentrated on his treatment of the nude, said George T. M. Shackelford, deputy… Continue reading Kimbell’s Renoir Exhibit: Focusing on the human form

Discover the history of Camp Bowie at a free Celebrity Lecture

In honor of Veterans Day, on Monday, Nov. 11, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host a free lecture exploring the history of Camp Bowie with Tyler Alberts, executive director of the Military Museum of Fort Worth, and Trace Chinworth, CEO of the Military Museum of Fort Worth. Shortly after the United… Continue reading Discover the history of Camp Bowie at a free Celebrity Lecture

Arlington, Texas, chosen for new Medal of Honor Museum

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arlington, Texas, has been selected to become the new home of the $150 million National Medal of Honor Museum. Joe Daniels, president of the museum’s foundation, announced the decision Wednesday, calling Arlington “the optimal location to build America’s next treasure.” Planned for construction near Arlington’s Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium,… Continue reading Arlington, Texas, chosen for new Medal of Honor Museum

New book and film on Kimbell history to debut in October

The Kimbell Art Foundation will release the new book, Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum, the first week of October. The book by Fort Worth author Tim Madigan is “a compelling insider’s story of how the Kimbell became the renowned institution it is today,” the museum says, and will be… Continue reading New book and film on Kimbell history to debut in October

“Making a Public Spectacle: Fort Worth’s Reenergized Public Art Program” With Moderator Jerome Weeks

Jerome Weeks, senior arts reporter and producer for Art&Seek, center. From left: Noel and Sara Viramontes of the Fort Worth Blackhouse, Red Sanders, founder of Red Productions Jonathan Morris, owner of Fort Worth Barber Shop; Susan Gruppi and Jessica Miller, co-founders of M2G Ventures. Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum, Photo by Robert Laprelle

On Friday, September 27, Art&Seek’s State of the Arts presents “Making a Public Spectacle: Fort Worth’s Reenergized Public Art Program,” with a reception to follow. Public art has the power to enliven and elevate civic spaces, provoke conversations, create social experiences that bind communities, drive tourism and spur the economy. The updated Fort Worth Public Art Master… Continue reading “Making a Public Spectacle: Fort Worth’s Reenergized Public Art Program” With Moderator Jerome Weeks

A new look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s textiles, home goods

NEW YORK (AP) — A small but important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores a little-known facet of architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s creations: his line of wallpapers, printed and woven textiles, and other home goods designed for the public. “Frank Lloyd Wright Textiles: The Taliesin Line, 1955-60” remains on view through Apr. 5,… Continue reading A new look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s textiles, home goods