The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.
December 2012 is the 10th anniversary of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s building designed by Tadao Ando. The Modern will mark the anniversary with a series of new acquisitions on view this fall, culminating in a celebration gala and dinner on December 6, 2012.
Director Marla Price comments, “These are exciting additions to the Modern’s permanent collection. We are acquiring work by important new artists in several cases and increasing our holdings of works by Vernon Fisher, Dan Flavin, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Bruce Nauman, and Nicholas Nixon.”
The first floor of the Museum is closed for the installation for Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s.
A witty romantic drama, Words and Pictures stars the engaging duo of Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen as a prep school English teacher and an abstract painter who compete for their students’ admiration.
111 minutes; PG-13
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.
“Honoring all that was memorable about its forebears [Before Sunrise and Before Sunset] while taking the story to new depths of catharsis, Before Midnight stands as a unique and uniquely satisfying entry in what has shaped up to be an outstanding screen trilogy.” Justin Chang, Variety. We meet Jesse and Celine (Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.