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Ben L. Culwell | A Retrospective of the Texas Abstract Expressionist

Opening: Saturday, September 20, 2014, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Show/Exhibition: September 20 – November 1, 2014

David Dike Fine Art presents a collection of paintings by Abstract Expressionist painter Ben L. Culwell (Am. 1918-1992) from the artist’s estate. Culwell’s career was launched to the national level when he was included in the MoMA’s 1946 exhibition of Fourteen Americans alongside Arshile Gorky, Robert Motherwell and Mark Toby, which shortly followed his one-man exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art in 1945.

Pollen Count High, 1957-79

Oil and mixed media on Masonite, 28 x 48

Signed all four corners: BC

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Discovering Larry John Palsson

These before and after photos are an example of the minor paint loss to Palsson’s paintings and the subsequent restoration.

Among the many fascinating aspects of conserving art are the amazing stories behind these treasures. Brown Mountain Art Restoration prides itself in the preservation and restoration techniques used on fine works of art to ensure that people can view them in the way the artist originally intended. Recently, Brown Mountain worked on such a project.

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New antiques arrive from France

Country French Interiors received a large shipment of antique furnishings and accessories from France, thoughtfully selected by French antiques dealer and Versailles native Bruno de la Croix-Vaubois.

The showroom features a new selection of fruitwood pieces and decorative items, comprised of painted chairs and armchairs, commodes, chests, mirrors, sconces and many other interesting pieces.

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At Farzin Rugs, The Past Comes Alive

For more than 15 years, Farzin Rugs, Inc. has offered one of the largest selections of antique rugs in the Dallas area. Farzins abundant gallery features a diverse collection of fine antique rugs, including a unique assortment of Serapi, Agra, Turkish and Moroccan rugs.

Antique Persian Serapi 911x141, circa 1900 / Photo via Farzin Rugs, Inc.

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Live in your Garden!

Springtime in Dallas is the perfect time to sit outside and relax, enjoying weather, company and food. Whether you are in the midst of city living or in the countryside, your backyard can become your perfect outdoor haven.


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Southwest Gallery Hosts Award-Winning Painter John Cook

Southwest Gallery announces the opportunity to meet painter John Cook, who was recently awarded Best of Show for his oil “Sombrero” at the 14th Annual Impressionist Society Exhibit.

Pewter and Delft Tile

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McGannon Showrooms Welcomes Kindel Furniture to the Family

McGannon Showrooms announces the introduction of new furniture line Kindel to its product family.

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Palmer Todd Uses Technology to Create A Custom Living Space

What do your smart phone and your home environment have in common? As it turns out more than you might think. Imagine personal technology, such as your smart phone or tablet, as the remote control to the command center for your living space. You control the features of your home through devices you use every day. Whether for convenience, security, saving money or just for fun, your home can respond at the touch of a button. Sounds interesting, right? Let us explain.


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Grow! 2014 Offers Interior Designers Extended Education In A Fun Atmosphere

Grow! 2014 is a one-stop shop for interior designers to complete their continuing education requirements for both TBAE and ASID.

The event takes place April 15 - 17 at the Dallas Design Center (opening course as Dallas Green Design).  Courses are available a la carte with a fee of $25 per hour of instruction (with exception to the iPad for Design Pros workshops).  Availability is limited, so advance registration is recommended, although registration on-site is often acceptable.


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Banks Fine Art Makes A Huge Announcement And Enters A New Era

Banks Fine Art has been a leading art dealer in the Dallas area for over 35 years. Bob and Maloree Banks have funnelled their passion and expertise in fine art into a successful and influential business that has served the cultural landscape of North Texas in a myriad of ways. Today, they are making a huge announcement, which we will share in their own words:

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