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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Nasher XChange to Commemorate 10th Anniversary

Nasher XChange
Nasher Sculpture Center
October 19, 2013 through February 16, 2014

The Nasher Sculpture Center announced they will have a year-long 10th anniversary celebration. The museum will highlight the decade by presenting Nasher XChange, an art exhibition of ten newly commissioned public sculptures by contemporary artists. The sculptures will be displayed throughout Dallas starting October 19, 2013, through February 16, 2014. Nasher XChange will be the first citywide, museum-organized public art exhibition in the United States.

The Nasher has invited the following artists to participate:

  • Lara Almarcegui
  • Good/Bad Art Collective
  • Rachel Harrison
  • Alfredo Jaar
  • Liz Larner
  • Charles Long
  • Rick Lowe
  • Vicki Meek
  • Ruben Ochoa
  • Ugo Rondinone

These artist represent a diverse range of sculptural practices in contemporary sculpture. The artists have selected settings around Dallas that have social, historical, and esthetic significance.

In addition to the Nasher XChange exhibition, the Nasher initiated the Sightings series. Sightings will be an invitation to contemporary artists to create installations responding to the architectural of the Nasher’s Renzo Piano building. Invited artists include Martin Creed, Eva Rothschild and Diana Al-Hadid.

The museum is also planning scholarly publications, conferences, and educational programs for the public. There will be a free public celebration marking the Nasher’s 10th anniversary on October 20, 2013.

Nasher XChange has received gifts and pledges for the exhibition from local foundations, businesses and individual donors. Major support came from the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Eugene McDermott Foundation, and the Hoblitzelle Foundation.

Nasher Sculpture Center

The Nasher Sculpture Center opened in the Dallas Arts District in 2003. The museum’s Renzo Piano building is adjacent to the Crow Collection of Asian Art and the Dallas Museum of Art. The collection features more than 300 works by Giacometti, Matisse, Picasso, Rodin and others.

The Nasher is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is open until 11 p.m. for special events. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students and free for children 12 and under. For more information, visit nashersculpturecenter.org.

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