The Modern's first Director's Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2014–2015 season features the work of New York-based artist Jules de Balincourt. The exhibition presents a selection of key works spanning the past few years of the artist’s career alongside new works on view for the first time.
Alessandro Deljavan, piano; Gary Levinson, violin; Michael Klotz, viola; Jason Calloway, cello
Of the energetic leadership of artistic director Gary Levinson, critic Gregory Isaacs said, “The newly revitalized Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth is fast becoming one of the handful of must-attend concert series for classical music buffs.” For more information or tickets, please call 817.877.3003 or visit www.chambermusicFW.org.
Saturdays, 2 pm
A pre-concert discussion series with Laurie Shulman begins at 1:15 pm.
FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt
Cocktail reception and artist talk
Dinner at Café Modern
This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the Modern’s education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works on view in the galleries. Registration is not required, but attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Admission and supplies are free.
November 11—Eric Fischl, a painter, sculptor, and printmaker featured in Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, gained acclaim in the 1980s with large-scale paintings depicting middle-class American life with themes of adolescent sexuality and voyeurism.
Image: Eric Fischl, Bad Boy, 1981. Oil on canvas, 66 x 96 inches. Private Collection, Courtesy Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night. This month's First Friday will take place on the Modern terrace and lawn!
Performance by Saint Frinatra
Special Cocktail: Leaf Blower