The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.
The Modern's second Director's Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2014-2015 season features the work of the Chinese/Japanese collaborative team RongRong&inri.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FRAMING DESIRE, an exhibition showcasing over 40 recent acquisitions alongside iconic photographs and videos from the permanent collection. The Museum has acquired key works by Cory Arcangel, Artemio, Larry Clark, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Candida Höfer, Misty Keasler, Ragnar Kjartansson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ryan McGinley, Nicholas Nixon, Catherine Opie, Orit Raff, Laurie Simmons, Allison V. Smith, Arne Svenson, Frank Thiel, and Gillian Wearing.
The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) An adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s novel and set in a small North Texas town, The Last Picture Show focuses on the coming-of-age stories of Sonny (Timothy Bottoms), Duane (Jeff Bridges), and Jacy (Cybill Shepherd), as the conservative American values of the 1950s begin to crumble into a stark, moody landscape.
Friday 6 and 8:30 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11 am, 2 pm, and 4:30 pm
“Why should you suffer through a 140-minute Russian film that is basically a contemporary remake of The Book of Job? Because it's a stupendous piece of work, that's why, and because it represents the kind of challenging, intimate filmmaking that transcends language and borders.” Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.
A Russian fisherman fights back when a corrupt mayor tries to seize possession of his ancestral home.