The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s blog has made something of a name for itself for its backstage “installation” photos, de-mystifiying the process of re-constructing and installing art works in a museum gallery. In one of its latest posts, the blog considers the opposite: How do you take down Kara Walker’s elaborate cut-paper silhouettes?
Posts Tagged 'exhibition'
With the Impressionists at the Kimbell and all the King Tut hooplah taking over the Dallas Museum of Art, you might not have noticed that the other blockbuster exhibition in the area — and one that’s just a leettle more contemporary and risk-taking than the other two — closes this weekend. It’s your last chance [...]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. Krys Boyd talks to Darryl E. Real, vice president for agriculture/livestock for the State Fair, about the kids breeding and raising prizewinning livestock — and how those competitions work.
The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs begins its new tour of three American cities here in Dallas — with a seven-month run at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition features 130 objects from ancient Egypt, including a few that have never left Egypt before, [...]
Get the Flash Player to see this content. Native Texan and award-winning photograther Allison V. Smith has a solo exhibition opening at Barry Whistler Gallery this weekend. Smith has photos displayed at the Dallas Museum of Art and has previously snapped a series on Marfa, Texas, as well as her life in Maine. Her new [...]
… at the Modern in Fort Worth, you may have seen it in the best location.
Over in the feature content section, you can listen to Krys Boyd interview biographer Amanda Vail on Gerald and Sara Murphy, the subjects of the DMA exhibition, Making It New:
A new exhibition in Florence, Italy, showcases some of the few portraits that exist of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Art historians have long known that the famous sculptor, architect and painter of the Sistine Chapel wasn’t drop-dead gorgeous: At 17, he had his nose smashed by a fellow student. Also, his personal hygiene left a fair amount [...]
The Dallas Morning News‘ coverage of the King Tut exhibition, coming to the Dallas Museum of Art in October, has been marked by a strong note of cheerleading — notably the breathless excitement when the exhibition was first announced. How often does a cultural event merit Mayor Tom Leppert’s personal involvement? (And I should add, [...]
Remember Stabiae — the subject of last year’s Dallas Museum of Art exhibition, From the Ashes of Vesuvius, In Stabiano: Exploring the Ancient Seaside Villas of the Roman Elite ? Stabiae was the wealthy Roman seaside resort about three miles from Pompeii, and like that famous town, it was buried by Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 [...]