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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Navigating by the Stars: A Short-Story Project in Conjunction with Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth invites all writers and would-be-writers to submit their own short story inspired by their experience of Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism. A selection of submitted stories will be published on the Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism website and printed in a small publication after the closing of the exhibition.

Submitting a story is free and all are encouraged to participate. To submit an entry, or for more information about the artist, including an interview and exhibition-related programs, visit www.themodern.org/fisher. Admission to the Museum galleries is $10, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children 12 and under. Wednesdays are half-price and the first Sunday of every month is free. Submissions are being accepted now and will be posted to the Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism website on October 19.

Ways to submit your story

E-mail: fisher@themodern.org
Mail: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Attn. Communications, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Drop off: At the front desk in the Museum lobby during regular operating hours

The Exhibition

Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism
Through January 2, 2011

Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism is a survey of the artist’s entire career to date, incorporating paintings, sculptures, and installations from the late 1970s to the present, from both public and private collections in the United States and Europe.

The exhibition showcases the early collages that combine abstract painting, text, and image, as well as a selection of many of the artist’s best-known blackboard paintings, in which a faux blackboard surface is used as the ground for realistic, painted vignettes adjacent to fragments of different stories that suggest variously ambiguous meanings.

Fisher has lived and worked in Fort Worth since 1977 and is one of Texas’s most internationally recognized artists.

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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