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, On view now on the first floor, important examples of Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism as well as new acquistions by Sol LeWitt and Jenny Holzer.
México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990 is one of the largest and most ambitious exhibitions in over a decade to examine contemporary art of central Mexico and Mexico City from the 1990s to the present day. Organized by curator Andrea Karnes, the exhibition is the first of its kind to be presented in North Texas.
Terry Haggerty draws on the vocabulary of abstract art to create his illusory paintings and large-scale wall works. The artist’s central motif is created by painting patterned lines that alternate a light and dark color, such as white and blue. When juxtaposed, these colors play off of each other, appearing to advance and recede (as seen in Kinetic Friction, 2009).
Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to continue the tradition of collaboration between its own company artists and unique and powerful guest artists at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Amphibian presents three dynamic performers: Sinuhé Padilla , Peyrak Herrera, and Melanie Smith. Sinuhé Padilla is an ethnomusicologist born in Mexico City; his work merges the disciplines of sacred Aztec music and dance with other influences such as jazz, Afro-Latin music, Mexican folk, and trova.
Nominated for the 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Daniel Radcliffe stars in this compelling story of a 1944 murder that draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
104 minutes; R
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50; $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.