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Part explorer, part historian, and part naturalist, artist Mark Dion retraces the footsteps of several 19th-century Texas explorers, collecting materials to form an exhibition that enhances our understanding of the past and brings it to life in the present day.
While he is internationally celebrated for his colorful renderings of the natural world, Eliot Porter’s Birds highlights Porter's equal, career-long focus on photographing birds through more than thirty photographs and archival objects with the artist’s extensive writings.
Looking In: Photography from the Outside examines the way artists have photographed groups they are not part of through an in-depth look at series by six important twentieth-century artists who navigated their role as “outsider” differently.
Fort Worth artists Scott and Stuart Gentling paid tribute to their artistic predecessors in their watercolors, carefully reinventing historical poses and compositions of birds before inserting them in backdrops of unique Texas landscapes.
From his fashion photographs to his thoughtful depictions of American life, Parks used the camera as his tool for proclaiming the value of an American community built on freedom and equality.
This exhibition pairs an interactive installation by new-media artist Camille Utterback with a century of art by women depicting motion from the Carter’s collection.
When you view Scott and Stuart Gentling’s watercolors of Texas birds, you’ll want to get close. The level of detail is extraordinary—hundreds of brushstrokes make up each feather, and there are hundreds of feathers!
With the Help of Friends celebrates fifteen dynamic photographs ranging from the 1930s to the present day that were selected and purchased over the recent years by the Amon Carter with the assistance of its photography collection supporters.
During the renovation, this exhibition features highlights from the permanent collection, including paintings, photographs, and sculptures, by some of America’s most renowned artists.
From luscious leafy tendrils to stark horizon lines, this exhibition of prints by Hedda Sterne drawn from the Carter’s collection celebrates the artist’s exquisite variety of formal interests.
In Our Own Words features a portfolio of vibrantly colored printed portraits by Daniel Heyman and Lucy Ganje, who collaborated in portraying present-day members of North Dakota Indian nations.
This exhibition explores how the genre of western entertainments impacted American visual culture, from popular posters and calendars to fine art drawings, paintings, and sculpture.
This exhibition features seven key works that explore the artist’s interest in color, light, and the photographic process through photographs that defy the traditional photographic convention of capturing identifiable subjects.
This exhibition brings together iconic works that explore outdoor subjects from the early nineteenth century to World War II, exploring American artists’ fascination with depicting a communion with nature that was receding in the face of industrialization.
This exhibition highlights the overlooked works on paper that helped catapult two great American artists to household names. Their ability to distill the essence of a scene using only black and white was fundamental to their success.