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Lecture
Sep 19, 2017

Booksigning at 6:15 pm.

A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is that the subject matter takes photography to the edge of where it fails as a medium. “Photographs,” Keasler explains, “are often used to document an experience, yet the experience of walking through a haunted house is completely lost in each of the still images. . . . The immersive experience just does not translate.” Andrea Karnes, “Fear Fantasy,” Misty Keasler: Haunt

Lecture
Sep 12, 2017

Linda and Ed Blackburn have made art and managed their careers in Fort Worth for many years, becoming important fixtures in the North Texas art community. Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite is the Kay and Velma Kimbell Art History Chair at TCU and a significant fixture in the community in his own right. All three have a long and enduring relationship with the Modern.

Lecture
May 25, 2017

Special Presentation

Thursday, May 25
Artist Doug Aitken and MOCA Director Philippe Vergne engage in conversation to launch Doug Aitken: Electric Earth, the artist’s largest survey to date, which opens to the public Sunday, May 28.

Lecture
Apr 25, 2017

TICKETS

Life is so much more important than art, but then art’s importance comes when it’s a tool for life—when it makes life more available for us.” Richard Tuttle for Art21, Richard Tuttle: Staying Contemporary, episode #237, July 22, 2016

Lecture
Apr 18, 2017

TICKETS

Many Hats/One Head - The Accidental Curator

Lecture
Apr 04, 2017

TICKETS

The Meantime: Before Digital, After Analogue
No matter what its imagery has been about—autobiography, ancestry, race, all those things that comprise memory and its inexorable corollary, the passage of time—the art of Annette Lawrence has always been, in some respects, a practice, a concerted making of circles, squares, grids, and spirals. Joel Weinstein, “Mixed-media Artist Has a Line on the Ethereal,” Dallas Morning News, May 27, 2000

Lecture
Mar 28, 2017

TICKETS

Places of a Present Past

Places of a Present Past is filled with an archaeological ethic, metaphorically digging down, both spatially and psychologically in the depths of transnational grief. Noah Simblist, Places of a Present Past

Lecture
Mar 21, 2017

TICKETS

Being the Opposite

Lecture
Feb 28, 2017

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Why Does Fred Sandback’s Work Make Me Want to Be Ridiculous?

Sandback was willing to risk his sculptures being nothing at all, and so he was able to create works of art that feel relevant to everything. Adam Lerner on Fred Sandback

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