Hearts of glass

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 7:30am

For glass artists Eric Hess and Kevin McKay, making beauty is shard work JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer lifestyle@dallasvoice.com Mention the movie Ghost to most people, and images of that sexy potter’s wheel scene are sure to come to mind. But it’s not just clay artists who get to lay claim to racy, evocative art forms [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 7:25am

Getting artsy with Dallasite  Shawn Davy MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Shawn Davyd, 27 Occupation: Hospitality industry Spotted at: 3500 Maple Ave. Born in Dallas, to an Italian father and an African-America mother, slim, 6-foot-tall Shawn has lived here his entire life. He is the elder of twins (his brother Legendd is [...]

Cassie Nova • 11-27-15

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 7:20am

Cassie gives thanks, even in times of tragedy. Oh, and bitches a little, too What is up with all you bad bitches? Me, I’m just chillaxin’ and wishing I was as cool as I pretend to be. You could never tell what a nerd I really am by all the nifty words I use, not [...]

Trial & eros

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 6:30am

Dudoir photographer Erick Johnson turns the tables on glamour-shot pictures with a male perspective STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com It’s a sad state of affairs when what passes for “sexy” these days is a poorly-lit selfie of a naked guy holding up a can of shaving cream next to his erection for comparative purposes. [...]

That’s all, folk art!

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 6:15am

Country artist Raudy Maxwell adds camp to his whimsical dolls SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com “Sometimes I don’t see what others do in my artwork,” Raudy Maxwell laughingly says of the unique and whimsical folk art he creates. “People ask, ‘Why don’t you see it?’ I say, ‘I don’t know. I just enjoy doing [...]

The master and the mystery

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 at 6:00am

2 acclaimed artists — once-popular Castiglione and shadowy Caillebotte — provide for a fanciful exploration of art and mind at the Kimbell david taffeT  | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Some artists are household names; some remain forever relegated to obscurity. But Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum — in two exhibitions, both playing now through Valentine’s [...]

Best Bets • 11-27-15

Posted on 26 Nov 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 11.27—Sunday 03.20 DMA shows a different side of Jackson Pollock The Kimbell isn’t the only local museum with stunning new exhibits. Over at the Dallas Museum of Art, guests can admire later works from Jackson Pollock. Best known for his “drip” or “splatter” painting, Pollock experimented with other forms as well, including sculpture, above, [...]

Scene • 11-27-15

Posted on 26 Nov 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Nov. 27– Dec. 3: • Cedar Springs Merchants Association: Wine Walk from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. • Alexandre’s: Gary Floyd on Friday. No Label on Saturday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. So Strung Out with Spencer West on Thursday. • BJ’s NXS!: The Monday Movie Download screens a Hollywood blockbuster [...]

Review: ‘The Totalitarians’

Posted on 26 Nov 2015 at 5:00pm

Imagine a politician as stupid as Michele Bachmann (complete with the gay hubbie), who speaks in Sarah Palin word salads as she pontificates racist screeds like Donald Trump full of the bat-shit crazy ideas of Ben Carson, and you have the hysterically scary demagogue Penelope Easter (Tina Parker) in Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s The Totalitarians, given [...]

BREAKING: Oak Lawn’s Kin Kin closing, will soon reopen as Bite

Posted on 23 Nov 2015 at 3:17pm

BREAKING: Oak Lawn’s Kin Kin closing, will soon reopen as Bite