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Tuesday Evenings at The Modern Presents Wayne White

These lectures in the Modern’s auditorium begin at 7 p.m. The Tuesday Evenings series brings artists, scholars, and critics to discuss their work each week at the Modern. The fall series begins September 8 and ends October 27. Admission is free and open to the public. Free admission tickets can be picked up at the Modern’s admission desk beginning at 5 p.m. on the day of the lecture. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and is limited to the first 250 ticketholders. A live broadcast of the lecture will be shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. The Museum galleries and Café Modern will remain open until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays during the series, (regular gallery admission charge applies).

Revisit the insightful lectures from the Tuesday Evening lecture series or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum’s collection. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators’ perspectives and discussions. Visit www.themodern.org or subscribe to our Podcasts on iTunes or using the RSS feed in your preferred program.

September 8

Wayne White is a Los Angeles-based artist. Having begun his career as a production designer for Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, White is now recognized for his clever and beautifully rendered text paintings. As a wordsmith and draftsman extraordinaire, White juxtaposes irreverent and humorous phrases with the pastoral scenes of existing thrift-store paintings to create something all together new and always compelling. Tuesday Evenings focuses on the work featured in the recently published monograph, Maybe Now I’ll Get The Respect I So Richly Deserve, which is a comprehensive view of White’s 30-plus-year career.

Tuesday Evening Cocktails and Light Bites

Guests can enjoy refreshments from 5 to 7 pm in Café Modern before the Tuesday Evenings lecture series. Choose from Café Modern’s unique Modern cocktail menu or distinctive wine list. Coffee, tea, and light snacks are also available.

Upcoming Schedule

September 15-Stephen Lapthisophon
September 22-Amy Blakemore
September 29-Gardar Eide Einarsson
October 6-Wellington Reiter
October 13-Susan Rothenberg, book signing at 5:30 pm
October 20-William Lamson
October 27-Tony Scherman

Location

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Telephone 817.738.9215
Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566
Fax 817.735.1161

www.themodern.org

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