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 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.
"Virtuosi of Two Centuries: Benny Goodman & Richard Mühlfeld"
Julian Milkis, clarinet
Gary Levinson, Felix Olschofka, violins
Richard Young, viola
Brinton Smith, cello
Shulman: Clarinet Quintet “Rendezvous”
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Visitors doesn't add up to one grand epiphany, but an intermittent cluster of small ones, and as such it's an emotional and sensual pleasure.” Bill Weber, Slant Magazine. Director Godfrey Reggio reveals humanity's trance-like relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.