Today in the roundup, Modernism at the Amon Carter, mariachi in Denton and SEC troubles in Dallas.
Posts Tagged 'Amon Carter Museum'
KERA guest commentator Patricia Mora looks at William J. McCloskey’s Wrapped Oranges, a work at the Amon Carter Museum that she says is an overlooked masterpiece.
Newark Museum associate curator Mary Kate O’Hare talks about “Constructive Spirit” — the exhibition opening at the Amon Carter. When it premiered in New Jersey in February, The New York Times greeted the show as if it were almost a revelation. From the ’20s through the ’50s, artists from Buenos Aires to Brooklyn were influencing each other in adapting geometric abstraction. “Constructive Spirit” is the first survey of these artists from Uruguay, Venezuela, Brazil and New York, ranging over photography, painting, films and sculpture.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PROOF: Not planning on traveling this summer? Visiting the Amon Carter may provide at least a little escape. The museum is hosting “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light,” an exhibition of 40 of the photographer’s pictures.
Ten North Texas museums are part of a nationwide effort called Blue Star Museums that will provide free admission to military families this summer. The 10 museums join more than 600 in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
KERA guest commentator Patricia Mora is a writer living in Dallas who has studied in the U.S. and abroad. In this installment in her series on overlooked masterpieces in local collections, she discusses the Amon Carter Museum’s Conversation — Sky and Earth by Charles Sheeler.
Dallas Summer Musicals’ Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps at the Majestic; Midlake, NX35, Toadies and more in Music Bits; and a new addition at the Amon Carter.
LOADED IMAGES: One of the focuses of the Amon Carter Museum‘s “Masterworks of American Photography: Popular Culture” is those Life magazine-type photos that remind us of simpler times. The ones where some boy who looks like Opie Taylor is trying to hang on to a squirming dog. Light stuff like that. The thing is, as […]
SAY CHEESE: Local photographer and actor Mark Oristano has taken headshots for hundreds of performers, so he knows what works and what doesn’t. But if there’s a cardinal rule for headshots, it’s this: “I tell my clients the same things. I tell them that my job is to make their headshot look as much like […]
THEATER, PART DEUX: On Tuesday, we pointed you to the major dailies’ year in theater lists. But they aren’t the only ones who can count to 10. Dallas Voice critic Arnold Wayne Jones has posted his list of the top 10 theater moments of 2009, topping it with Theatre Britain’s Vincent River. Meanwhile, theaterjones.com has […]