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Artist Mark Dion Travels and Discovers Texas in a New Documentary on Amazon Prime

May 27, 2020 | By June Naylor

When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily closed the doors of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, it also prematurely shuttered the museum’s new exhibit, The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion. Luckily, a documentary of the same name about the creation of the exhibit is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth Reopens with New Exhibits After a Yearlong Renovation

September 13, 2019 | By June Naylor

Andrew Walker, the museum’s executive director, says the renovation is about “reinvigorating the love between the original, familiar sensibilities of the Philip Johnson building with the building added in 2001” and enriching “the relationship of the Amon Carter Museum to all of American art.”

Audubon’s Beasts

January 14, 2015 | By

The naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851) is best known for his effort to illustrate and catalog the breadth of America’s bird species. Later in life, he embarked on a similar project for mammals with his book Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, featuring hand-colored prints of creatures like bison, raccoons, and wolves.

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

December 12, 2008 | By Marty Lange

The idea for this story sprang from an abbreviated stop I made at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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