Frank Reaugh: Master of Pastels and the Plains of Texas

July 7 - October 1, 2011

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109 N. Elm St, Denton, TX 76201 Get directions

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Works by “the dean of Texas painters” gathered from a collaboration of Texas history orgs: The Torch Collection, the Harry Ransom Center, the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, Texas Tech University, the Dallas Public Library, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Historical Society. A noted turn-of-the-(19th)century Texas art pioneer, Reaugh died in Dallas in 1945. According to J.P. Bryan, C.E.O. of Torch Energy Advisors, “Reaugh’s pastels bring a mystic serenity to his subjects. It is more impressionable than impressionistic. The scenes are shrouded by a subduing influence, a slight colorful mist of pastel but nevertheless containing surprise and energy.”

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