Posted by Ailie on August 12, 2010 - 4:06pm
Categories: On the Walls

As summer comes to an end, I find myself thinking about some of the season's finer qualities. Despite the sometimes-oppressive heat...

Posted by Ailie on August 9, 2010 - 9:04am
Categories: On the Walls

Tucked in the corner of one of the Modern's upstairs galleries is a medium-sized, black-and-white photograph by Hiroshi Sugimoto...

Posted by Laura M. on August 3, 2010 - 2:43pm
Categories: On the Walls

As a child, I was unnerved by our attic. Every Christmas, when my father climbed its ladder to retrieve a box of tinsel or lights...

Posted by Lindsey D. on August 3, 2010 - 10:36am

Drawing from artists such as Guston, Gerhard, Warhol, and Ruscha, artist Libby Black led students in Art Study last week...

Posted by Andrea D. on July 30, 2010 - 3:12pm

The first work of art that a visitor sees when walking into The Modern's downstairs galleries...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 23, 2010 - 2:15pm

A couple of days after I took this photo I stood in his place over the balcony. I expected to be overwhelmed by a large expansive view of the water but instead was surprised and initially...

Posted by Ailie on July 19, 2010 - 1:14pm

I have often found that to gain a deeper understanding of a work of art, it helps to know its historical context...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 16, 2010 - 1:28pm

As you can see from our interpretation of Stephan Balkenhol's 4 Figures, our Art Camp is proving...

Posted by Laura M. on July 13, 2010 - 2:19pm
Categories: On the Walls

In his book Color in Art, historian John Gage suggests that our taste for primary color in Modernist art began...

Posted by Andrea D. on July 12, 2010 - 3:45pm
Categories: On the Walls

The finals of the FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament were played in Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday. Spain managed...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 8, 2010 - 2:48pm

On sunny days, the Café patio is a contrast of silver aluminum and gray concrete, both striking in elemental solidarity...

Posted by Andrea D. on July 6, 2010 - 3:54pm
Categories: On the Walls

It seems like the art of Ellsworth Kelly is everywhere, particularly around the Metroplex...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 2, 2010 - 3:36pm

In his brilliance, Tadao Ando used the juxtaposition of water and concrete...

Posted by Ailie on June 29, 2010 - 1:56pm
Categories: Within the Walls

The other day my friend introduced me to the Bechdel Test. It was devised to judge how women are represented in film...

Posted by Laura M. on June 22, 2010 - 12:49pm
Categories: Within the Walls

Summer at The Modern is strangely quiet. School is out and airlines are busy, transporting passengers...

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