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Today in the roundup: Checking in on Jeremy Strick, mapping out your fall art tour and alumni art in Denton.
As predicted, the Nasher Sculpture Center’s exhibition, ‘Revelation: The Art of James Magee’ — and, in particular, Magee’s monumental creation, The Hill, outside of El Paso — has been getting some attention. A quick round-up.
The Nasher Sculpture Center’s new exhibition, ‘Revelation,’ is the first museum show in 18 years for Texas artist James Magee. In addition to these works, Magee has been creating a complex of buildings and sculptures, his life’s work, 75 miles from El Paso. It’s one of the most ambitious achievements in contemporary art, and this may be his first TV interview.
Mark Nerenhausen has departed the AT&T PAC, of course, while Mark Hadley, managing director of the Dallas Theater Center, has announced he’ll be leaving sometime in September. But this week also sees two other departures . . .
In the WSJ, arts writer Lance Esplund discusses Rachel Whiteread’s sculptures but especially her drawings — collected in the touring show currently at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
A major exhibition of 50 of Alexander Calder’s mobiles and stabiles opens this weekend in Chicago. In December, says the Associated Press, it’s coming to North Texas’ Nasher Sculpture Center.
Louise Bourgeois, one of the great 20th century sculptors, was known for her works’ sexuality, aggression, sense of confinement and grotesque imagery. But the diminutive, French-born American wasn’t really widely known until a 1982 retrospective. Jeremy Strick, director of the Nasher Sculpture Center, spoke to NPR’s Neda Ulaby. He called her an artist’s artist — […]
The Italian architect has now designed three of Texas’ leading art museums: the Nasher in Dallas, the Menil in Houston and the Kimbell expansion in Fort Worth. All three, he says, are a legacy of his work with his ‘master’ — original Kimbell architect Louis Kahn.
Ten North Texas museums are part of a nationwide effort called Blue Star Museums that will provide free admission to military families this summer. The 10 museums join more than 600 in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.