Visual art news, views, reviews & calendars in Dallas, Texas, USA
Stories related to specific art spaces, but not so much about particular art shows or art criticism in general.
There is an attempt at alphabetization by the name of the art space, which is often bold. Photographs and text by J R Compton.
Sunlight along the alcove around the Parking Lot Door at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth - J R Compton photograph
An Aooga experience - with a side order of billboards
The Art House on Routh
Artists' Showplace — Michael Helsem wrote about it, then J R went to photograph for Michael's review and found some decent art which eventually turned up in Partially Belated Exception to a Rule.
Fear of Blank Spaces at Arts Magnet High School - work by four student artists
Home Sweet Home at the AMA - The annual Arlington Museum of Art auction, 2002
A shrub in the parking lot at Barry Whistler Gallery
The Bath House Culture Center
The White Rock Lake Water Theater by Tom Orr and Frances Bagley
Elemental - an invitational exhibition, 2003
Brookhaven Community College - Modalities of the Visible
A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, curated by Brookhaven gallery director David Newman as their new Forum Gallery's inaugural show, featuring some of North Texas' best artists.
Robert Bruno's amazing sculpture home
The Center Does Not Hold - Change Chamber Studio
(the former) Cidnee Patrick Gallery's Site Specific 2003 show
Conduit Gallery's 20th Anniversary Art-In - installation of art by each gallery member over two weeks in 2004
DADA See Tours
DFW Airport's Terminal D Art Program with ancillary page of images of some of the art.
Dallas Museum of Art
100 Hours of Art for their 100th anniversary
Emerging Artists, 2003
J R's DMA Dream Tour
The DARE Biennial, Lee Murray's story about the DARE Biennial, DARE Accomplishments, DARE History, DARE Events, Leading Questions that drew the community to DARE's initial meeting at the Dallas Museum of Art. See also The MAC.
D-Art, DVAC, DCCA, etc.
The 4004 DCCA Members Show
Dallas Art History in the Making — Davidow, D-Art, DVAC, DMAC & Beyond...
D-Art vs. The Bath House
a 1982 DARts article by Julia Frazier, which sheds some light on local art history, especially artist organizations. With illustrations by artist Gerald Burns and photographer John Walker. Republished by Texas Arts Revue #9, Summer/Fall 1982.
The Great D-Art Subindex of revised history and other goofy Shennanigans.
500X - Odd Wonderments
Fort Worth Art Dealers Association - See Tours
Visiting Frances Bagley and Tom Orr's studio
Gray Matters gallery - Strange Fickle
Hall Office Park - Sculpture Hopping in the Great, Unfrozen North
Exploring all kinds of sculpture and other art forms at the new, Hall Office Park in Frisco, Texas early in September, 2001
Carolyn Brown's Sacred Spaces in the Texas Hall of State
Homeless Signs, Tadpoles and poignant stories about art and Frogs by Dallas artist Tracy Hicks
The Ice House - A Home for Latino Art in Old Oak Cliff
Rainsplatter at the Irving Arts Center
The Latino Culture Center still (2005) won't put us on their PR mailing list, but we like their building.
The MACThe MAC through thin and thick — an ongoing story
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary - The MAC is not exactly the logical extension of DARE, whose tax exempt status they used to get where they are today. A major treatise with lots of auxiliary material linked.
See also DARE.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Nasher Sculpture Center - Opening
Neiman Marcus - The Art of Fashion
Dallas artist and sculptor Sherry Owens' impressive installation of site-specific sculpture and fashions in the windows of the downtown Dallas Neiman-Marcus department store.
Oak Cliff — Drive By 2001
The Garage Sale History of Sherry Owens
Art Wrestling at Plush
Roundtrip Rowlett Roulette 2003
Studio Real Estate - studios for rent
The Texas Biennial(s)
The Texas Biennial Index of Stories — lists and links all seven pages of our coverage of The 2005 Texas Biennial in Austin, Texas. All the pages interlink with each other, so it's easy to just keep clicking from one to the next.
Art in the Hood Artists' Studio Tour page 1, page 2 and page 3
The Dallas Art Dealers Association 2001 Gallery Walk
2002 Art Walk
DADA Winter 2003
Visiting the Continental Gin Building in April 2005
Drive-By 2 through Oak Cliff
The Great Fort Worth Art Dealers Association Fall Gallery Night Extravaganza
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association Gallery Night, 2001
Visiting The Shamrock Hotel in April 2005
The Tin Art Ranch grows up — no cows, but lots of 3-D art on the ranch in downtown Dallas we've always heard of but never quite believed. Another visit to Jim and Mary Lynn Bowman's studio.
Same place, but the visit a year before.
White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour
The 2000 White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour gives us a glimpse at artists' private homes and studios.
The White Rock Lake Artists' Studio Tour - 2001
We visited almost every one of the 30 stops on this annual, East Dallas tour of artists and craftspersons.
The White Rock Lake Artists' Studio Tour Preview - 2002
Inside / Outside Spring Sculpture Show
Tour Valley House Gallery's mid-spring 2001's extensive exhibition of local, regional, national and international sculptors in the most elegant, outer-city sculpture garden Dallas has.
White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour — See Tours
Frances Bagley and Tom Orr's White Rock Lake Water Theater may be for the birds, but its beauty is for everybody
since June 17 2005