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Jan 13, 2013 - Mar 13, 2013

New York-based artist Gary Simmons is known for his “erasure” technique, which he began using in the early 1990s. Initially creating semi-erased works with chalk on blackboards, the artist has evolved to works on paper, paint on canvas, and murals that mimic smudged chalk. The resulting blurred and ghostly images often refer to intersections of pop culture, race, and class.

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Jan 13, 2013 - Mar 24, 2013

British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE explores colonialism and the intricate ways in which it has shaped, and continues to shape, cultural identities. He is well known for his life-size sculptural tableaux featuring staged, headless mannequins dressed in elaborate period garments. In these works, the materials and designs of the original clothing are replaced with batik, a colorful and ornately patterned fabric.

Magnolia at the Modern
Jan 12, 2013

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday no noon show time, 2 pm, and 4 pm

“Rust and Bone is a strong, emotionally replete experience, and also a tour de force of directorial button pushing.” A. O. Scott, The New York Times. A struggling single father helps a beautiful whale trainer (Marion Cotillard) recover her will to live following a terrible accident that leaves her confined to a wheelchair.

R; 118 minutes; French with English subtitles

Jan 12, 2013

Camille King and Natalie Arduino perform works from the Italian court, including the “Salve Regina” and “Stabat Mater” by Domenico Scarlatti

For information or to purchase tickets, call 817.738.7939 or visit www.texascamerata.org.

Magnolia at the Modern
Jan 11, 2013

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday no noon show time, 2 pm, and 4 pm

“Rust and Bone is a strong, emotionally replete experience, and also a tour de force of directorial button pushing.” A. O. Scott, The New York Times. A struggling single father helps a beautiful whale trainer (Marion Cotillard) recover her will to live following a terrible accident that leaves her confined to a wheelchair.

R; 118 minutes; French with English subtitles

Director's Council
Jan 11, 2013
Director's Council
Jan 11, 2013

Cocktail recption and artist talk

Magnolia at the Modern
Jan 11, 2013

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday no noon show time, 2 pm, and 4 pm

“Rust and Bone is a strong, emotionally replete experience, and also a tour de force of directorial button pushing.” A. O. Scott, The New York Times. A struggling single father helps a beautiful whale trainer (Marion Cotillard) recover her will to live following a terrible accident that leaves her confined to a wheelchair.

R; 118 minutes; French with English subtitles

Wonderful Wednesdays
Jan 09, 2013

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works in the Modern’s 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.

For more information, please send a message to childrensprograms@themodern.org.

Jan 06, 2013

Tickets are $15/$10 for students and are available for advance purchase at www.whiffenpoofs.com/tickets or at the door on the evening of the event. Performance in the Modern's auditorium. Seating is limited.

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