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Stories related to specific art spaces, but not so much about particular art shows or art criticism in general.
There is an attempt at alphabetization by the name of the art space, which is often bold. Photographs and text by J R Compton.

  Lower Parking Lot Door Alcove at the Kimbell Art Museum - photo Copyright 2008 by J R Compton. All Rights Reserved. No Reproduction in Any Medium Without Specific Written Permission.

Sunlight along the alcove around the Parking Lot Door at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth - J R Compton photograph


An Aooga experience - with a side order of billboards

The Art House on Routh

Artists' Showplace — Michael Helsem wrote about it, then J R went to photograph for Michael's review and found some decent art which eventually turned up in Partially Belated Exception to a Rule.

Fear of Blank Spaces at Arts Magnet High School - work by four student artists

Home Sweet Home at the AMA - The annual Arlington Museum of Art auction, 2002



A shrub in the parking lot at Barry Whistler Gallery

The Bath House Culture Center

The White Rock Lake Water Theater by Tom Orr and Frances Bagley

Elemental - an invitational exhibition, 2003

Brookhaven Community College - Modalities of the Visible

A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, curated by Brookhaven gallery director David Newman as their new Forum Gallery's inaugural show, featuring some of North Texas' best artists.

Robert Bruno's amazing sculpture home



The Center Does Not Hold - Change Chamber Studio

(the former) Cidnee Patrick Gallery's Site Specific 2003 show

Conduit Gallery's 20th Anniversary Art-In - installation of art by each gallery member over two weeks in 2004



DADA See Tours

DFW Airport's Terminal D Art Program with ancillary page of images of some of the art.

No Exit in the Dallas Museum of Art Basement Parking Space

Dallas Museum of Art

100 Hours of Art for their 100th anniversary

Emerging Artists, 2003

J R's DMA Dream Tour



The DARE Biennial, Lee Murray's story about the DARE Biennial, DARE Accomplishments, DARE History, DARE Events, Leading Questions that drew the community to DARE's initial meeting at the Dallas Museum of Art. See also The MAC.


D-Art, DVAC, DCCA, etc.

The 4004 DCCA Members Show

Dallas Art History in the Making — Davidow, D-Art, DVAC, DMAC & Beyond...

D-Art vs. The Bath House

a 1982 DARts article by Julia Frazier, which sheds some light on local art history, especially artist organizations. With illustrations by artist Gerald Burns and photographer John Walker. Republished by Texas Arts Revue #9, Summer/Fall 1982.

The Great D-Art Subindex of revised history and other goofy Shennanigans.


DFW Airport

Drive-By 2001


The MAC Parking Lot in Rain

The MAC Parking Lot in Rain


500X - Odd Wonderments

Fort Worth Art Dealers Association - See Tours

Visiting Frances Bagley and Tom Orr's studio


Hallway at the Irving Art Center


Gray Matters gallery - Strange Fickle



Hall Office Park - Sculpture Hopping in the Great, Unfrozen North

Exploring all kinds of sculpture and other art forms at the new, Hall Office Park in Frisco, Texas early in September, 2001

Carolyn Brown's Sacred Spaces in the Texas Hall of State

Homeless Signs, Tadpoles and poignant stories about art and Frogs by Dallas artist Tracy Hicks


Calla Lilies at The Ice House

Calla Lilies at the Ice House Cultural Center

The Ice House - A Home for Latino Art in Old Oak Cliff

Rainsplatter at the Irving Arts Center




The Latino Culture Center still (2005) won't put us on their PR mailing list, but we like their building.



Side Door at The MAC with arrows


The MAC through thin and thick — an ongoing story

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary - The MAC is not exactly the logical extension of DARE, whose tax exempt status they used to get where they are today. A major treatise with lots of auxiliary material linked.

See also DARE.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth



The Nasher at night

Nasher Sculpture Center - Opening

Neiman Marcus - The Art of Fashion

Dallas artist and sculptor Sherry Owens' impressive installation of site-specific sculpture and fashions in the windows of the downtown Dallas Neiman-Marcus department store.


Oak CliffDrive By 2001

The Garage Sale History of Sherry Owens



Art Wrestling at Plush



Roundtrip Rowlett Roulette 2003



unintentional art at the Continental Gin Gallery

unintentional art at the Continental gallery, I think

Studio Real Estate - studios for rent



The Texas Biennial(s)

The Texas Biennial Index of Stories — lists and links all seven pages of our coverage of The 2005 Texas Biennial in Austin, Texas. All the pages interlink with each other, so it's easy to just keep clicking from one to the next.



Art in the Hood Artists' Studio Tour page 1, page 2 and page 3

The Dallas Art Dealers Association 2001 Gallery Walk

2002 Art Walk

DADA Winter 2003

Visiting the Continental Gin Building in April 2005

Drive-By 2 through Oak Cliff

The Great Fort Worth Art Dealers Association Fall Gallery Night Extravaganza

The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association Gallery Night, 2001

Visiting The Shamrock Hotel in April 2005

The Tin Art Ranch grows up — no cows, but lots of 3-D art on the ranch in downtown Dallas we've always heard of but never quite believed. Another visit to Jim and Mary Lynn Bowman's studio.

Same place, but the visit a year before.


White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour

The 2000 White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour gives us a glimpse at artists' private homes and studios.

The White Rock Lake Artists' Studio Tour - 2001

We visited almost every one of the 30 stops on this annual, East Dallas tour of artists and craftspersons.

The White Rock Lake Artists' Studio Tour Preview - 2002

Door Stop at Conduit Gallery

Door Stop at Conduit Gallery Stairway



Inside / Outside Spring Sculpture Show

Tour Valley House Gallery's mid-spring 2001's extensive exhibition of local, regional, national and international sculptors in the most elegant, outer-city sculpture garden Dallas has.



White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour — See Tours

Frances Bagley and Tom Orr's White Rock Lake Water Theater may be for the birds, but its beauty is for everybody


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