Rancho Del Art

Ah, modern civilization. Could any of its wonders and technological advancements have been possible if people hadn't forged great alliances? What if nacho chips and cheese had never come together? Imagine the horror we would endure every day if someone, somewhere, hadn't realized that Wendy's chocolate shakes and french fries go down oh-so deliciously in the modern stomach. And we don't even need to talk about what we'd all be missing out on if some deity hadn't wisely paired together millions of sets of T&A. Of course, alliances also start wars, which is inconvenient (I'm looking at you, World War I!) and force us to fight for people we don't necessarily like all that much or have anything in common with. But in the end, it all works out, right? We're all better people. That's the thinking behind Artists and Cowboys Should Be Friends, the only art exhibit in town that sounds like an episode of Barney. Baseera Khan, a UNT art grad curating the exhibit, says it's all about the "exchange and negotiations of culture, values and morals" among different groups. The show kicks off with an opening reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and runs through February 22 at the UNTartspaceFW, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Visit art.unt.edu.
Sat., Jan. 20, 6-8 p.m.; Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Starts: Jan. 20. Continues through Feb. 22
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Andrea Grimes
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