Batter sizzles, beer foams, and bare flesh is slathered in paint as gawkers look on. Indie musicians and DJs thunder sound waves off the canvas-lined, graffiti-strewn walls. Revelers stuff their faces with endless pancakes.
What is this, some type of hipster themed IHOP? A Lady Gaga video? Bansky’s mom’s basement? Nah, it’s the Pancakes & Booze Art Show – the hottest pop-up traveling art event in all the land. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
If you can’t decide between going to a museum or taking in a Cowboy’s game, fear not — you can do both. There are two tours of the Stadium’s art collection that includes 21 large-scale, site-specific art works in all, by such artists as Olafur Eliasson, Teresita Fernandez, Doug Aitken, Annette Lawrence, Lawrence Weiner, and Franz Ackermann (pictured above).
The program launched in 2010 with 14 commissioned artworks, installed in prominent locations throughout the stadium. The Dallas Cowboys Art Program was conceived, launched, and funded by Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones and his wife, Gene. Their daughter, Charlotte Anderson, and niece, Melissa Meeks, have also played prominent roles in the project. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
What happens when you mix art, booze and pancakes together? The famous art road show Pancakes and Booze of course. This LA art show has taken to the road and visited many cities and tonight Dallas has its turn. Continue reading
Cohn Drennan Contemporary opens the 2013-2014 season with new works of art from gallery artists Michael Blair and Angel Fernandez. Michael Blair’s new series of paintings is inspired by some small experimental paint sketches from the last year. His work continues its commitment to innovating and revisiting modes of abstraction by absorbing his surroundings, taking mental Continue reading
by Dr. Spin
When the Mars rovers made planetfall, it reignited my childhood interest in the space program. For a brief period after Spirit and Opportunity set down in 2004, I surfed around the internet looking for other successful extraterrestrial touchdowns and found out that nearly thirty years prior, Russia’s Venera 9 successfully sent back surface pictures of the inhospitable Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
Cohn Drennan Contemporary will close the 2012-2013 season with Summer Camp, a group exhibition of select gallery artists. Works will be on view from artists Cande Aguilar (Brownsville), John Brown (Washington, DC), Richard Dana (Washington, DC), Frank Hallum Day (Washington, DC), Jesus De La Rosa (Kingsville), Jerome Deppe (Baltimore, MD), Margaret Evangeline (New York, NY), Angel Fernandez (Ft. Worth), Janis Goodman (Washington, DC), Tim Harding (Ft. Worth), Jim Harrison (Washington, DC), Lucy Kirkman (Dallas), Bonny Leibowitz (Dallas), Susan Perkins (Dallas), Jorge Puron (San Antonio), Lanny Quarles (Dallas), Kit Reisch (Dallas), Winter Rusiloski (Ft. Worth), Benjamin Terry (Denton) and Margaret Withers (Brooklyn, NY). Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
In seven U.S. cities, Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project will pair 20 hand-picked artists with venue owners from some of the hottest local bars, lounges and restaurants. Artists will be given a 3-day challenge to transform a blank canvas-wrapped Red Bull Cooler into an inspired work of art, customized for permanent display at each venue. The art created in each city will be exhibited in a one-night only public showcase at a local gallery where attending guests and a panel of curatorial judges will vote on each piece, sending two artists, and possibly a third, to SCOPE Miami in December. In Dallas, the public showcase will take place on Thursday, July 25th at Life in Deep Ellum. Continue reading