Walking along Main Street in Downtown Dallas, to keep with social distancing practices I cut through a corner park where the Southwestern Life Building once stood. Exiting "Pegasus Plaza" I looked to my left and saw a glowing golden sculpture that hadn't been there before. Of course, I had to go check it out. Dallas … Continue reading An Electrifying Sculpture
If you visit the Dallas Art Fair (April 7-9, FIG Gallery) this week and look down Ross Avenue, you may get a glimpse of a large yellow sculpture by John Henry. If you are intrigued, you may also look forward to a show opening later this month at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art … Continue reading “Big Yellow” and Smaller Cousins
Two upcoming exhibits will feature the work of Charles T. Williams. Working in a variety of forms and materials, Williams work is well-known but perhaps less documented. That may be changing. Most recently his work was included in Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University … Continue reading Upcoming Exhibits Feature Work of Fort Worth Sculptor
It has been a conundrum for us between the two largest shows in Round Top. We have always admired Red Barn show, but we end up finding more to bring home from Marburger Farm every time. We have never been disappointed by visiting Round Top (except the speed trap near Rosebud and Lott), and the friendship formed between collectors and dealers are only strengthened through these unique events. I wish that we could have more time, maybe sip some coffee, chat with friends, and watch some longhorns grazing afar.
At a time when the abstract, experimental and the minimal reigns supreme, a temporary sculpture exhibit in the Arts District, the Latino Cultural Center and Lee Park is particularly satisfying. The winged-figures by Jorge Marín were brought to Dallas through the Consulate General of Mexico and will remain here until sometime in May. Marín was … Continue reading Jorge Marín’s Wings of the City
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PopCityMedia reports that giant sculptures depicting steel workers and made from steel beams from a bridge will soon loom over Pittsburgh's Southside. The neighborhood was home to many of the city's steel mills. The sculptures, collectively known as The Workers, will be placed in Riverfront Park. The City of Pittsburgh and the Heinz Endowments commissioned the … Continue reading Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh
Before heading to the exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan at the Meadows Museum in the SMU campus, I did not know what to expect. Almost every sculpture in China’s Buddhist temples were remade after nearly one hundred years’ of negligence either from natural disaster, military or political turmoil. Most … Continue reading The Past That Was Chiseled Away — Visiting the Exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan