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.
The exhibition presents a selection of works that span the past 10 years of the artist’s career, including his elaborately layered paintings and New York Times collages.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, present a joint exhibition of the work of artist David Bates on view February 9 through May 11, 2014. The exhibition is a retrospective of Bates’s work installed in both locations with an emphasis on painting in Fort Worth and sculpture and works on paper in Dallas. This is the first collaboration between the two museums. The exhibition is organized by Dr. Marla Price, director of the Modern, and Jeremy Strick, director of the Nasher.
It’s time for another clearance sale!
Stop by the Modern Shop for some great bargains March 10th through the 16th . We will have deep discounts on art books, apparel, and gifts.
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in art: How did 17th-century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer (Girl with a Pearl Earring, c. 1665) manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory is as extraordinary as what he discovers.
80 minutes; PG-13