The El Paso Museum of Art’s major summer ticketed exhibition is Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775–2012, curated by Barbara Matilsky of the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, Washington, where the exhibition premiered. Following its presentation in El Paso, Vanishing Ice will tour internationally to appear at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario.
Last month, former President George W. Bush made headlines by publicly unveiling his paintings of world leaders in The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy. While many have weighed in on the artistic merit of the former president, few can deny his passion for helping post-9/11 service members. This weekend, our staff photographer had the opportunity to attend the fourth annual Warrior 100K (W100K) at Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas.
Art news is hard to tell without images. Over the past five years Dallas Art News has been invited to many press previews and events. Here are a few of our favorite images since 2009.
The Dallas Museum of Art along with the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art will exhibit Art Everywhere starting August 4, 2014 and lasting four weeks. The exhibit will display iconic art works from museums’ collections on outdoor advertising displays across the United States. Displays will include billboards, digital displays, subway / train platforms, buses and bus shelters. See full news release below for more details.
Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art. The free event encourages people to look at art slowly, which allows for a different experience. Slow Art Day is this Saturday, April 12, 2014. There are Slow Art Day groups all over Texas. Registration is free. The more the merrier. See locations and times below.
The Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas announces Artistic Impressions of Management. The exhibit will feature works by Dallas artists Brad Oldham, Jon Flaming and other artists celebrating the relationship between art and management. The exhibit is Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $75.
In conjunction with Dallas Arts Week, the Creative Arts Center (CAC) of Dallas announce ArtsPark 2014. On Saturday, April 5, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m., the CAC presents art activities at North Park Center between Nordstrom and Macy’s. See the schedule below for details.
Mayor Mike Rawlings and the City of Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission will kick-off the 2nd annual Dallas Arts Week at the Dallas City Hall on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at noon. Dallas Arts Week is April 5 through April 13, 2014. The week will feature more than 100 arts and cultural events in venues all over Dallas.
SMU Meadows School of the Arts and Meadows Museum, both on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, announce their April 2014 events.
Gray Matters Art Gallery presents The STUFF of Legends, an exhibit curated by Margaret Meehan. Opening reception Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.
This summer, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents the traveling exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, the first retrospective of the artist’s paintings in two decades. Organized by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, this 40-year survey includes works from each period of Archibald John Motley Jr.’s (1891—1981) career. The exhibition is on view at the Amon Carter from June 14 through September 7, 2014; admission is free.
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) announces their Spring Gallery Night to be held Saturday, March 29, 2014.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is pleased to welcome Masami Teraoka to the gallery for A Tweak Week, a program directed toward educating audiences in the practices involved in creating large scale paintings.
Currently on view at Barry Whistler Gallery are paintings and works on paper by Terrell James. The works are based on a recent stay at Bald Head Island, North Carolina. James completed a residence in the defunct home of a lighthouse keeper which influenced the Divided Sight series. The exhibit is on view through April 26, 2014.
Surrealism of the 21st Century at LuminArte Gallery features numerous Texas artists, including Breck Outland, Francisco Javier, Magi Calhoun, Morgan Grasham, Rick Timmons and Merry Fuhrer. Local Surrealists will accompany an international group of artists in a presentation of LUSO-AMERICAN Surrealism, which is a continuation of a series of exhibitions relating to Portuguese artist, Santiago Ribeiro´s project “International Surrealism Now.”