Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 30, 2015

June 30The Dance of Reality, 2013
130 minutes

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film The Dance of Reality, 2013, was recommended by recent Tuesday Evenings lecturer Sina Najafi, editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine and the editorial director of Cabinet Books, who presented a special project based on the work of Gordon Matta-Clark.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 23, 2015

June 23 – Exhibition, 2013
104 minutes
The film Exhibition, 2013, was enthusiastically recommended by artist Janet Zweig, who delivered a Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture in spring 2015.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 16, 2015

June 16 – Mistaken for Strangers, 2013
75 minutes

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 09, 2015

June 9 – KIDS, 1995
91 minutes

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 02, 2015

June 2 — Short Films by Robert Frank

Lone Star Film Festival & Modern Cinema
Nov 06, 2014

November 6, 7 pm 
A Conversation with Julian Schnabel

November 6, 8 pm
Film screening of Before Night Falls

Please join the Modern’s Chief Curator Michael Auping and Texas Monthly film critic Christopher Kelly for a conversation with renowned artist and award-winning filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
May 15, 2014

Our Modern Cinema series concludes with the perfect antidote to summer blockbuster season – a wise and sophisticated romantic-comedy for grown-ups. Clive Owen stars as a once-promising poet now teaching literature at a prep school, whose life is upended when a fiercely unsentimental abstract painter (Juliette Binoche) joins the faculty.

Oct 06, 2012

In this engaging and colorful documentary, Charles Atlas explores the life and times of artist/designer/performer/provocateur and Freud muse, Leigh Bowery. Bowery designed costumes and performed with the enfante terrible of British dance Michael Clark. He famously created one of a kind outrageous costumes for himself and ran, Taboo, one of the most dazzling night clubs in 1980s London. The film includes interviews with Damien Hirst, Bella Freud, Cerith Wyn Evans, Boy George, and his widow Nicola Bowery.

Jul 01, 2012

The Modern Art Museum will present the U.S. premiere of the Smithsonian Channel documentary Freud’s Naked Truths. For most of his career Lucian Freud was overlooked —a man out of step with his time. However, his extraordinary portraits— of children, lovers, gangsters, supermodels, even the Queen of England — pushed boundaries of the genre. This intimate film explores his life story and remarkable body of work with those who knew him best – his models, children, lovers, and friends. The film will premiere on Smithsonian Channel in July.

Jun 30, 2012

The Modern Art Museum will present the U.S. premiere of the Smithsonian Channel documentary Freud’s Naked Truths. For most of his career Lucian Freud was overlooked —a man out of step with his time. However, his extraordinary portraits— of children, lovers, gangsters, supermodels, even the Queen of England — pushed boundaries of the genre. This intimate film explores his life story and remarkable body of work with those who knew him best – his models, children, lovers, and friends. The film will premiere on Smithsonian Channel in July.

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