Putting up paper cut-outs on the gallery walls probably doesn’t provide quite the visceral drama of hauling in giant sculptures and re-constructing them onsite. So, as hoped, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s blog offers a different sort of behind-the-scenes visual tidbit for the installation of its new Kara Walker exhibition of controversial paper [...]
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Kara Walker One of our favorite local art blogs – the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s — pretty much stopped dead this spring. We especially missed any fresh additions to what had become a signature series of behind-the-scenes photos on the Modern’s flickr page: images of contemporary sculptures getting reconstituted by construction crews and [...]
Five men in basketball shorts, b&w photo by Bill Wood, 1960s. __________________________________________________ UPDATE: Studio 360 interviews Diane Keaton tomorrow for an on-air feature on Bill Wood., Jr. and his photos. It’s been written up in The New York Times, by Larry McMurtry in the New York Review of Books and now by VSL (Very Short [...]
More than 150 years after his death, the British painter J. M. W. Turner remains popular as a precursor to the Impressionists. His atmospheric swirls and colors make some of his work feel very modern to us, and there are plenty of canvases like that in the current exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art: [...]