Controversial themes run through the movie Bless Me, Ultima, one of this week’s giveaways.
The 40-some works were never supposed to be seen by the general public. They were disposable. But Bernini’s clay models – and the way the Kimbell presents them – make these small, hasty preparations loom large.
The 140 items in the DMA’s first exhibition of the Russian-Jewish modern master are not about color. That’s what everyone knows Chagall for – that, plus floating couples and rooftop fiddlers. No, this lovely show is Beyond Color. But is it?
The pension board of the Dallas police and fire department met this morning to discuss how to handle offers coming in for the property. KERA’s BJ Austin reports.
The hope is not just research and data. The hope is that the new National Center for Arts Research can actually change the way the arts do business in America.
… thanks to Dallas Opera, which will project the Bugs Bunny cartoon, ‘What’s Opera, Doc?’ before it simulcasts its live stage production of Turandot. You know. as a curtain raiser. Oh. And it’s also returning to offering four shows next season, including that opera about robots.
Guest blogger Danielle Georgiou previews Saturday’s performance with the ballet’s artistic director and its young dancer from Plano.
… the former Texas bad boy of cultural criticism supposedly said he was sick of the art market and was quitting criticism. Turns out, reports of his retirement were somewhat exaggerated.
But they’re called ‘black box operas’ — for the kind of small venues they get staged in. Enough of a trend that maybe the opera world is splitting in two?
Ken Price’s sculptures look like radioactive alien life forms. Wild, whimsical yet wickedly precise. The show is the first full-career retrospective at the Nasher – and it ran into that little sunlight problem they’ve been having.