Coast to coast to coast

Posted on 28 Apr 2010 at 9:24am

By RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer Dallas Museum of Art brings surprising innovation to new Coastlines exhibit ‘Duck Island’ by Childe Hassam and ‘Sunbather on the Seine’ by Frank Welch represent the diversity of work in DMA’s ‘Coastlines’ exhibit. In Coastlines: Images of Land and Sea, the Dallas Museum of Art’s newest exhibit displays […]

Drawing Dallas • 04.02.10

Posted on 01 Apr 2010 at 10:04am

By MARK STOKES | Illustrator Happiness blooms in many ways for Michele Rosenquist Basketful of joy Name: Michele Rosenquist Spotted at: Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market (produce section) Occupation: Clinical social worker. “I’ve always helped people with their problems so I made it my profession," she says. What’s in her basket: Michele loves to travel and […]

Pop out

Posted on 17 Mar 2010 at 9:11am

By STEVEN LINDSEY | Contributing Writer Clint Mordecai reveals a humorous, dark sense of romance in exhibit MORDE MEETS THE CAI | Clint Mordecai’s new exhibit explores a year of failed romance. (Photo by Dustin Vyers) MORDECAI @ ILUME SOLACE at the ilume Gallery, 4123 Cedar Springs Road. March 20–April 25. Opening night reception […]

An artistic vocabulary

Posted on 26 Feb 2010 at 12:24am

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Gay conceptual Britarist Michael Craig-Martin writes words with images in a new exhibit at the Goss-Michael SEAMLESS ART | A salon in the Goss-Michael Foundation is dominated by a single custom sheet of wallpaper featuring images that Britart mentor Michael Craig-Martin, above, has culled over the decades; […]

Out of shadow

Posted on 28 Jan 2010 at 9:11am

By Rich Lopez Staff Writer } Christopher Ciccone may have a more famous sister, but he comes to Dallas as his own artist THE ARTIST’S WAY | Christopher Ciccone, above, incorporates Polaroids of friends into his painting to create his deconstructed impressionism. THE ART OF CHRISTOPHER CICCONE at HCG Gallery 1130 Dragon St., Suite […]


Posted on 29 Dec 2009 at 5:33pm

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor ART FOR ART’S SAKE The Winspear Opera House is the architectural focal point of the new Downtown Arts District, which opened in October to much fanfare. (Terry Thompson) Culture — high and pop — was in a frenzy in Dallas (and the U.S. as a whole) in […]

Drawing Dallas • November 27, 2009

Posted on 25 Oct 2009 at 10:25am

By MARK STOKES | Illustrator Rob Warman dons a dress for his first trip to Dallas Name and age: Rob Warman, 36 Spotted: Cedar Springs Road and Turtle Creek Parkway at the Pride Parade Out … of towner: Rob currently lives in Kentucky where he owns a small lawn service and also works at […]

Drawing Dallas • Edgar

Posted on 03 Sep 2009 at 9:32am

By MARK STOKES | Illustrator Roll On! Name: Edgar Martinez Age: 19 Spotted: on the patio of Taco Cabana on Lemmon Avenue. 12:45 p.m. Occupation: When this hip-hop cutie is not DJing or trick skating at his job at a roller skating rink, you can find him rubbing elbows at Kaliente and Escandalo. This […]

Speaking without words

Posted on 30 Jul 2009 at 5:14pm

By Rich Lopez Staff Writer North Texas’ gay visual artists exercise their freedom of speech — and voice their social activism — through the power of the image ART PROJECT: The falling 8s in Robb Conover’s ‘Requiem for Silence,’ above, imagine the defeat of Proposition 8, while Mark Stokes’ fighting rainbow fist, below, symbolizes a […]

Artistic uprising

Posted on 18 Jun 2009 at 6:10pm

By Rich Lopez Staff Writer Three diverse Dallas galleries plan to move you — one way or another Art is supposed to be moving. It can be boring or pretentious or worse, awful but it evokes a reaction. Intentional art is a different matter. It plans to move you and your soul. Moses Art Gallery’s […]