Gary Rough is a Scottish conceptual artist based in New York who represented his homeland in the 2003 Venice Biennale.
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.
Adult Two-Day Workshop: David Bates
This workshop spans two days, back-to-back, and focuses on the special exhibition David Bates. A distinguished local artist discusses Bates’s work with the class and leads participants in specially designed studio projects using mixed media. The first day focuses on drawing and painting, and the second day focuses on sculpture and assemblage. All materials are provided. Registration is required—enroll early; space is limited.
Live Bates: Structured improvisations inspired by the David Bates exhibition
Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth will present structured improvisations inspired by the works on display in the David Bates exhibition Appearances will be scattered periodically throughout the evening, 5-8 pm. With original costumes by Crickett Pettigrew, themes from the works on display will be reflected in movement sequences and “still life” arrangements in the format of a “happening.”
Featuring 3 if by Sea
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, 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.
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.
Director's Council cocktail reception and artist talk
Dinner at the private home