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Apr 22, 2012 - Jul 01, 2012

Ged Quinn’s paintings combine landscapes in the vein of Claude Lorrain with fragments of history, art history, and mythology. The works are awe-inspiring in their combination of painterly skills and provocative conceptual strains. In Quinn’s work, sublime backgrounds meet broken-down foregrounds, and at all turns utopian ideals are acknowledged and critiqued. Death, deceit, and decay are also dragged into the frame.

Member Event
Apr 20, 2012

Cocktail reception and artist talk.

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Studio Programs
Apr 20, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

Lecture
Apr 19, 2012 - Apr 19, 2012

Sign up for one or all of the following discussions on literature relating to Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. This program is free and open to the public, but is limited to the first 15 people who register. To register, send an e-mail to education@themodern.org and include "Ligon Reading and Discussion" in the subject line. The books can be purchased at the Modern Shop and should be read before the meeting.

Apr 18, 2012

Featuring pianist Christian Jacob

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Gallery Program
Apr 18, 2012

Wonderful Wednesdays is a program for families with young children led by a docent. A gallery project designed by the education department is included. The tour and project focus on a few works in the collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

Lecture
Apr 17, 2012 - Apr 17, 2012

Lucy Lippard is a distinguished writer, curator, editor, lecturer, and activist who has long been appreciated for her expansive scholarship and insight, having been one of the first to recognize the dematerialization of the work in art’s movement toward conceptualism as well as an early champion of feminist art. The author of 21 books, curator of 50 exhibitions, cofounder of Printed Matter Inc., the Heresies Collective, Political Art Documentation/Distribution, Artists Call Against U.S.

Gallery Program
Apr 15, 2012

Wonderful Wednesdays is a program for families with young children led by a docent. A gallery project designed by the education department is included. The tour and project focus on a few works in the collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

Apr 14, 2012

$15, free for Modern members
Tickets will be sold at the door. For advance tickets call 817.738.9215 or visit the Modern’s admission desk. 

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is proud to announce the eighth Modern 'til Midnight on Saturday, April 14. An eclectic array of live music will be featured during the Modern's extended, late-night hours. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy unique gallery activities, films, prize drawings from the Modern Shop, and exceptional cuisine from Café Modern.

Studio Programs
Apr 13, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

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