Dallas: David Bates paints Katrina’s victims

David Granberry at the Dallas Morning News writes about David Bates, whose recent paintings presented at Dunn and Brown Contemporary depict the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The majority of the paintings consist solely of human faces, and remind me of haunting Max Beckmann figures combined with Marsden Hartley landscapes. The individuals portrayed appear overcome with … read more… “Dallas: David Bates paints Katrina’s victims”

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Precisionist Charles Demuth’s chimney and tower paintings in Fort Worth

“Chimneys and Towers: Charles Demuth’s Late Paintings of Lancaster,” curated by Dr. Betsy Fahlman. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX. Through Oct. 14. In the Dallas Morning News, Charissa N. Terranova writes that the show is small but exquisite. She reports: “Lancaster’s economic livelihood was rooted in tobacco processing and linoleum manufacturing. The paintings are … read more… “Precisionist Charles Demuth’s chimney and tower paintings in Fort Worth”

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