Exhibition Review: “Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea” at the Kimbell Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

It is difficult to assess critically the work of the Maya in the exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum entitled, “Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea.” I say this because my critical evaluation of their work will never be received or used to enhance the work that was created thousands of centuries ago; … Continue reading

Exhibition Review: “K-Mart Conceptualism” by Vernon Fischer at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

On view: September 25, 2010 – January 2, 2011 When I first went to the exhibit, I wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to encounter. I went into the the experience blind, specifically with the intention of seeing what I could pull from Fischer’s art on display from my own personal experiences and knowledge … Continue reading

Gallery Review: Texas Artist Coalition Featured Artist Robertus van der Wege

Art Institute of Dallas Professor Robertus van der Wege is this months Featured Artist for the Texas Artist Coalition currently on exhibit at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. His sculptures are made out of found materials from bicycles and other objects that fit within his theme of environmentalism and recycling. After traveling around the … Continue reading

Gallery Review: “In Times Past” by Randall Reid

Although small in scale, Randall Reid’s work currently on view at William Campbell Contemporary Gallery is impressive. Reid used natural materials, such as wood, metal and steel, which have been transformed for human purposes, like rulers and metal signs that have been discarded on the side of the road. Referring to his finished work as … Continue reading

Gallery Review: “Southpaw” by Glenn Downing

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center has always focused on the local artistic community bringing in artists from around the area to showcase their new contemporary work. Glenn Downing was chosen to do an exhibit, Southpaw, in one of their focus galleries from January 8 to February 9, 2010. This show includes several of his … Continue reading