Art After X

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

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Texas Art Auction, Octavio Medellin

Art After X at Texas Art Auction

Two works by artists we’ve interviewed for Art After X were sold in David Dike’s Texas Art Auction yesterday. In addition, there were two sculptural works by Octavio Medellin offered. Nic Nicosia, City Space #1 Frank X Tolbert, Untitled (Skull)

Mark Di Suvero‘s “Proverb” Dallas Arts District

Dallas Needs More Public Art

Whatever your views on it, the removal of the sculpture of Robert E. Lee by Alexander Phimister Proctor from Oak Lawn Park along Turtle Creek Blvd left a gaping hole. Unfortunately, it was the only major, and one of few pieces of public art along Turtle Creek. Downtown has a nice new sculpture park, but other […]

Vicky C. Balcou Bastrop, Texas

Interview with Vicky C. Balcou

We met Vicky C. Balcou in Bastrop, where she currently lives and works. A Fort Worth Native, Vicky studied at the UT Austin and spent much of her career working with Fitz and Floyd designing products to be produced in Japan. She was married for a time to well-known artist Luis Jiménez. We apologize for the background […]

View from Kirk Hopper Gallery, Deep Ellum. Photo by Eric Miller

Dallas Art Openings January 14, 2018

The art openings in Dallas are starting to spread out more over the course of a month. That’s welcome. There were so many, it was hard to get to them all between the hours of six and eight. That task has also been made difficult because more and more galleries are located beyond the Dragon […]

Store Exhibit David McManaway from Paul Harris

David McManaway

Artist David McManaway is no longer with us, but is still a towering figure in the Dallas art community. Best known for his assemblage art, his work was featured in a solo exhibitions at the Dallas Museum of Art an 1975 and at Southern Methodist University in 1979.  His work is held in collections at […]

Octavio Medellin’s Prometheus sculpture at North Lake College Near Dallas

Octavio Medellin

(1907-1999) Octavio Medellin was an influential sculptor who taught at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Southern Methodist University and also founded the Medellin School of Sculpture and the Creative Arts Center of Dallas. Born in Mexico, Medellin arrived in San Antonio, Texas in 1920. After attending night classes at the San Antonio School […]