Walkabout Dallas Art News reporter Melanie O’Halloran reviews Cindy Sherman at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition runs through June 9, 2013.
Neiman Marcus unveiled its annual Christmas Book Tuesday October 9, 2012, with a press launch at the Filter Building on White Rock Lake. Attendees were greeted by a smiling Father Christmas and the rather puzzling “Heritage Hen mini farm” Hen House, one of the “Fantasy Gifts” from this year’s book.
Walkabout art reporter Melanie O’Halloran review Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits at the Meadows Museum now on view through January 13, 2013.
In two current and complementary exhibits: The Collection of Calloway and Jerry Bywaters Cochran: In Honor of a Lone Star Legend and The Frances Golden Ware Gift: Landscapes of the Southwest, The Meadows Museum celebrates recent gifts to SMU’s University Art Collection (which The Meadows Museum oversees). These two exhibits offer an opportunity to view rarely seen examples of Texas and Southwest art, and in addition to adding depth to the Collection, they are nationally relevant whilst at the same time being so locally and personally pertinent to the Families, the University and the wider Texan community.
Dallas Art News reporter Melanie O’Halloran discovers a fellow Australian, Deborah Rhee, living in Dallas. She discusses her work and process form thick and thin painting and the move to Dallas.
Dallas Art News reporter Melanie O’Halloran reviews Mexican Modern Painting from the Andres Blastein Collection currently on view at the Meadows Museum through August 12, 2012.
In Addition to its permanent exhibit covering the impact of President John F. Kennedy and his assassination, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza holds an enormous collection of rarely seen material including footage, photographs and oral histories. The museum periodically exhibits items from its collection in what it calls Collections Highlights to form a support or adjunct to the permanent exhibit. Currently showing is a selection from its collection of paintings of the life and times of JFK by well renowned folk artist Bernadine Stetzel.
We all know that great art must be experienced firsthand to be truly appreciated, but never has this been more true than in the case of the current exhibit at the Meadows Museum, The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries. Please go and see these tapestries yourself, as no mere words I can conjure here will do justice to their awe inspiring beauty, size and magnificence. The fact that they are over 500 years old and have been restored meticulously to their original glory adds to their impact and assures their place as true masterpieces.