MOMA’s acclaimed retrospective, Cindy Sherman, makes its final stop at the DMA, and it’s a landmark show of disguises and female identity, of brilliant photographic fakery and caricature.
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The Phillips Collection may be a boutique operation in DC, but it pioneered modernism in America and collecting living American artists. One hundred artworks from Winslow Homer to Mark Rothko make up the largest touring show the Carter has hosted.
The Modern is one of only two venues in the world to host Portraits, the landmark show of works by Lucian Freud, perhaps the greatest portrait painter of the 20th century. But among the portraits are the other kind of paintings that made Freud famous: his nudes.
Guest blogger Brad Ford Smith helps you plan your weekend at the fair.
Bright lights, building bling, a new center for Texas architecture named for a friend, Rick Santorum’s voting record on the NEA and Glenn Ligon in Fort Worth: Is this a roundup or what?
Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome will only be seen in the United States at the Kimbell. The show documents how influential the 16th century master once was — despite his short, violent life. But there’s another story here, the story of a young artist starting out in the Big Art Capitol of Europe, finding a patron and leaving his mark — literally.
It’s the first survey of Mark Bradford’s meteoric career. In only 10 years, he’s had a solo show at the Whitney in New York and won the ‘genius’ grant. Bradford scavenges his LA neighborhood for scraps of paper — and turns them into archeological maps, abstract expressionist swirls, murals as ephemeral as newspapers, as corroded as Roman wall paintings.
The great British painter died in July, but he’ll be coming to Fort Worth in a major retrospective of his portrait paintings. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. VENUE.
Conduit Gallery has a new group show, Wunderkammer, inspired by the old ‘chambers of wonders’ that collected the strange and exotic. If the works by some 20 artists from Texas and Kentucky are all over the place, that’s part of the intent — to fascinate and puzzle.
The Amon Carter Museum opened as a regional collection of Western-frontier art, but over the past 50 years, it re-invented itself as a leading museum of American art, including a major photography collection. So – what now? That’s why its new director, Andrew Walker, is trying to re-think, re-frame the museum.