We See No Strangers, But ourselves — Maryanne Meltzer’s Stranger Series

Maryanne Meltzer (1922-2014) is remembered as a vibrant personality and a strong voice for women in the art community. Having studied with Otis Dozier and Jerry Bywaters in her earlier years, at the age of 67 she went to complete her masters degree in Aesthetic Studies, under Argentina-born artist Kazuya Sakai. Figures are the core … Continue reading We See No Strangers, But ourselves — Maryanne Meltzer’s Stranger Series

Texas Regionalism Coming to the Amon Carter Museum

Texas Regionalism Amon Carter: Otis Dozier (1904–1987) Untitled, 1932 Watercolor © Denni Davis Washburn, William R. Miegel Jr., and Elizabeth Marie Miegel Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas Purchase with funds provided by the Paper Guild of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth will present an installation of Texas paintings that curators say captures a pivotal moment in the state’s cultural history. In the 1930s, a group of young artists—including Jerry Bywaters, Alexandre Hogue, William Lester, Thomas Stell, Harry Carnohan and Coreen Spellman, among others—gained national recognition for … Continue reading Texas Regionalism Coming to the Amon Carter Museum

At Blanton Museum of Art – Connoisseurship with a Touch of Cool

Austin feels young, so does its museum. The American collection at the Blanton Museum of Art does not cover the first 100 years’ art of the nation, not to mention colonial times. Yet the presentation succeeds in holding an inviting angel that solicits comparison, connection and communication. In one room that features works of the … Continue reading At Blanton Museum of Art – Connoisseurship with a Touch of Cool