Guest blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She is Vice-Chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Public Art Committee. She will lecture about the MAC Membership Show Wednesday night at 6:30. The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (MAC) is celebrating its 15 th birthday with a themed show, [...]
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Philip Haas’ new exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum — Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons — is a jaw-dropper and an eye-dazzler. Five period paintings — from a Chinese scroll and a Baroque ceiling to James Ensor’s macabre skeletons — become three-dimensional and hi-def digital. This is cinema and theater, painting and puppetry. All this, and the exhibition is free. Jerome Weeks reviews — with video clips.
What’s interesting about SUPER DYNAMIC ACTION GO!, the current exhibition at the Fort Worth Contemporary Arts gallery — interesting, that is, to us media-cubicle-zombie types with our shameless need for fresh online content — is that the curator involved, Joel Kiser, is a grad student in Texas Christian University’s art department.
The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio will debut the tour this September, which was jointly organized with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Dallas Museum of Art will pick it up after SFMOMA, bringing it here in June 2010. Luc Tuymans will be the first U.S. retrospective on Tuymans’ career [...]
Kenneth Craighead is the owner-director of the Craighead Green Gallery in Dallas, which is currently showing Heather Gorham’s artwork. Craighead says that more than any other artist he exhibits, Gorham and her work prompt a particular question from visitors and collectors.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has announced that this October, it will present Moving In Place, an exhibition of 25 paintings by the celebrated contemporary artist Susan Rothenberg. From her start in SoHo in 1975, Rothenberg has been associated with horses, dogs, eerie landscapes and fragmented body parts — and, in general, with [...]
Marlene Dumas, Moshekwa, 2006, oil on canvas While on a quick, freezing-cold trip to New York City over the holidays, we kept running into North Texas connections. First, it was at the Museum of Modern Art, which I confess I hadn’t visited since its renovation/expansion several years ago (said renovation being something of a disappointment, [...]
Southern :Methodist University’s Bridwell Library will open an exhibition Feb. 2 on ancient and modern personal prayer books in the library’s special collection. The exhibition will feature 60 books from the 13th to the 20th centuries. These include medieval manuscripts of psalters, breviaries, and books of hours. As its name implies a psalter is the [...]
1650 French Map …………………………………………………… Dragoon saber & scabbard The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: The Dallas Historical Society has been in the news recently because of the discovery of a famous Civil War letter. The letter — known as the Bixby letter and possibly written by Abraham Lincoln — was sent to experts [...]
Portia and Brutus, Ercole de Roberti, 1486-90, tempera (detail) A collaboration between the Kimbell and the Met in New York, the exhibition Art and Love in Renaissance Italy gets reviewed in the New York Times by Roberta Smith. The show runs at the Met through February and then comes to the Kimbell in March. The [...]