Today in the roundup: Season announcements from the Cliburn Foundation and Fort Worth Opera, plus a primer on Shane Carruth and more on the Dallas Contemporary’s current show.
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The 40-some works were never supposed to be seen by the general public. They were disposable. But Bernini’s clay models – and the way the Kimbell presents them – make these small, hasty preparations loom large.
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The Kimbell Art Museum has opened an exhibition that takes visitors inside the mind of one of the greatest sculptors of all time. “Bernini: Sculpting in Clay” collects models and preparatory drawings the artist used to design his many statues that can be seen throughout Rome. The show is equal parts scholarship and scavenger hunt:
Today in the roundup: Getting ready for Bernini at the Kimbell, Lyric Stage’s new season and Artopia in review.
Forty years ago, the Kimbell Art Museum opened its Louis Kahn-designed building that’s been hailed as an architectural masterpiece. But in that time, the Kimbell’s outgrown it. And so, an addition is in the works. As part of our continuing series on the Hot Tickets in 2013, we’ll look at how a pair of famed designers will communicate across space and time.
Nearly 100 Modern masterpieces will visit the Kimbell Art Museum this fall. Fort Worth will be the only stop for the exhibition, called “The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from The Art Institute of Chicago.”
Since it was founded, Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum has had a policy of acquiring works of “definitive excellence.” That goal is as lofty as it is elusive. A new exhibit celebrates the Kimbell’s 40th anniversary – and the spotlight is on the vision of the museum’s founders.
Today in the roundup: The Titanic docks in Fort Worth, previewing Dallas Opera’s season opener and Louis Kahn’s last project.
Many of the Baroque sculptor’s masterpieces will never tour – they’re marble fountains. But these clay models were his prep work. And before they come to the Kimbell, they’re showing at the Met in NYC.