Paula Crown’s Multi-Sensory “Bearings Down” Exhibition

Artwork damaged during transport leads to an immersive installation in Dallas

As with all globally acclaimed art fairs, some of the best work can be spied at tangential showcases. This holds true for Chicago-based multimedia artist Paula Crown‘s “Bearings Down” exhibition. For anyone venturing to the Dallas Art Fair this weekend, a stop at The Goss-Michael Foundation is well worth the time. Crown has assembled an immersive installation that taps into multiple senses via mixed media. …

Highlights from the 2015 Dallas Art Fair

Young artists ruled the scene at the up-and-coming art fair

Over the past weekend, the art world migrated to south for the 7th annual Dallas Art Fair. A relative newcomer to the scene, the fair has become a destination for emerging and established mid-range galleries that are eager to connect with the city’s tight-knit young collector community led by local tastemakers like Justine Ludwig and Robyn Siegel as well as mega-hitters like famed Dallas arts …

Custom Women’s Shirts by Double R

The Dallas-based brand offers traditionally tailored garments in seven refined designs

In the world of menswear, customization and tailoring are commonplace. Yet, when looking for bespoke women’s wear, it is hard to find a designer that doesn’t fall within the prohibitively expensive category of couture. This is where Double R, a new e-commerce site, comes in. Founded by couple Jen and Ravi Ratan, the Dallas-based brand offers an affordable way for women to order custom shirts …

“Say it Ain’t Southern”

Territorial markings and grease-pen sketches on trains make for a fascinating look at a piece of American history

by Chermelle Edwards Fascinated with train culture and its resulting, reclusive history, Will Rhoten finds himself in the American crossroads of Dallas, Texas. Here, using Instagram as a tool, Rhoten documents the often unnoticed drawings and tags found on transcontinental freights in his local train yard. Recently, Rhoten found himself so enamored with these territorial markings and grease-pen sketches that he created a limited edition …

Lenworth, The Righteous Leftie

The Dallas illustrator behind Fresh Kaufee on creating wearable art and his solo show at local lifestyle shop Epocha

by Chérmelle Edwards Each morning Lenworth McIntosh—who also goes by Joonbug—opens his Fresh Kaufee Instagram feed with hand-drawn letterings and illustrations that simply say “Good Morning.” The simple gesture is an extension of the full-time artist’s Fresh Kaufee clothing brand and creative thoughts, which—for the first time—are on view in a solo exhibition at Dallas lifestyle store Epocha. We spoke with McIntosh to learn more …