Duets 2.0 at Fort Works Art

November 9, 2017


Fort Works Art’s newest exhibition series brings together a wide range of artists, mediums and themes. The main show, Duets 2.0, stems from the successes of the original Duets exhibit from last year. The show features work from six artist pairs who has in similar styles or visual vocabularies. The exhibit is intended for viewers to explore the comparative works of both local Fort Worth artists and other national names. Some artists are just getting their start in the local arena. The gallery is focused on rallying behind those budding Fort Worth artists to push them to a level of national exposure. Some similarities include: abstract, figurative, drawing, resin, sculpture, street art.

Artists in this show: Janna Tidwell, Yvonne Domenge, Johan Barrios, Jay Wilkinson, Arthur Brouthers, Ben Willis, Leah Yerpe, Marshall Harris, Jeremy Joel, Steve Kim, Dan Lam, Andres Anza.

The upstairs show, curated by Tax Collection, is titled New Pop. The Tax Collection group, based in New York, selected the works for this show so that Fort Worth could get a view of another curator’s taste and viewpoint. The exhibit is inspired by pop culture and showcases works of various medium that portray sociopolitical issues, explorative techniques and a wide range of vibrant colors.

The satellite gallery features a solo exhibition by Jana Renée entitle Reverie. Her paintings create a dreamy state of meditation with life-like depictions of nature. This is Jana’s first solo show.

Sam Bruton