Kimbell Art Musuem

Reflections On The Last Day Of The Kimbell Museum’s ‘Flesh and Blood’

By Eric Prokesh / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
Flesh & Blood

As I write this piece I am overcome once again by melancholy, forcefully reminded once more to realize, that this show is about as close to Italy as I am likely to get for the foreseeable future. However, instead of succumbing to self-indulgent despondency, I should be grateful that I live in a place where […]

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Azulina Ceramics Create Bright, Colorful Tablescapes with Hand-Painted Pieces

By Leah Shafer / February 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Creating beautiful tablescapes is an art that combines functionality, flow, and style. Dinnerware is often relegated to a neutral backdrop and other elements take center stage. Not so with Azulina Ceramics, dinnerware and servingware hand-painted by artisan women in Colombia and bursting with bright, happy colors and designs. Their craft  dates back over 100 years, […]

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Life Imitating Art: Former Kimbell Staffer Modeled San Antonio Home After Museum

By Joanna England / July 16, 2012 / 8 Comments

Maybe it’s just because I haven’t worked in any truly beautiful structures, but I would never model my home after a former workplace. Who wants to go home and be reminded of work?

Emily Sano did.

After working at Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum for about 10 years, Sano accepted a position at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Still, she remained heartsick for the place where she spent many a day admiring the light and flow of the Louis Khan-designed museum, says this piece from the Wall Street Journal.

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