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Studio Programs
Nov 13, 2014

Products of the ’80s: A Closer Look at Urban Theater
Thursdays, October 2–November 20

Member Event
Nov 14, 2014

FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt

Cocktail reception and artist talk

Dinner at Café Modern

Exhibition
Nov 15, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015

Brooklyn-based artist Jules de Balincourt is known for his expressive, radiantly colored paintings that vary distinctly in style, size, and theme. Through subject matter such as cityscapes and present-day genre scenes, his work often evokes notions of American utopia and dystopia, politics, and various societal groups. De Balincourt works on up to ten paintings at a time without sketches or source materials, and he considers them chapters—symbiotic, yet independent, darting between abstraction and representation.

Performances
Nov 15, 2014

 

Alessandro Deljavan, piano; Gary Levinson, violin; Michael Klotz, viola; Jason Calloway, cello

Member Event
Nov 18, 2014

WRAP IT UP! Modern Members’ Shopping Event

Tuesday, November 18, 4–7 pm

Wrap up all your holiday shopping in one stop. Get everything checked off your list with a modern twist! Join us at the Modern Shop to celebrate the holidays with cocktails and exclusive discounts and offers on gifts. Enjoy festive music and free gift wrap! Stay after for the Tuesday Evenings presentation featuring FOCUS artist Jules de Balincourt.

Lecture
Nov 18, 2014

November 18Jules de Balincourt, the artist featured in FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt, works from the position of an outsider on paintings of American politics and marginalized communities, both utopian and dystopian, in compositions that explore the shifting relationship between representation and abstraction.

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Studio Programs
Nov 20, 2014

Products of the ’80s: A Closer Look at Urban Theater
Thursdays, October 2–November 20

Tour
Nov 21, 2014

The idea of “slow art” has its origins in the “slow food” movement centered on the enjoyment and appreciation of food that began in Italy in the late 1980s. The aim of the slow art movement is to break from the frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern features a 30-minute tour beginning at 5:30 pm that focuses on one work of art.

Shop Modern
Dec 05, 2014

The Modern Shop is delighted to introduce some wonderful regional designers and crafts-people. Join us at these upcoming trunk shows and tastings from 5 to 8 pm during December’s First Fridays at the Modern.

Three Austin-Based Designers

Cafe Modern
Dec 05, 2014

<p>The first Friday of each month, the&nbsp;<em>Star-Telegram</em>, 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.</p>
<p>Performance by Three if by Sea<br />Special Cocktail: Rowdy Reindeer</p>

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