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.
Conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija (pronounced Rick-rit Tee-rah-vah-nit), born in 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, grew up living between Thailand, Ethiopia, and Canada as the son of a Thai diplomat. His grandmother played an important role in his life. She taught cooking on Thai television and owned a restaurant in Bangkok, where Tiravanija spent time as a youth. This background influenced the artist’s work, which often involves cooking in art-related places, such as museums and galleries.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is one of more than 2000 museums across the United States to offer FREE admission to military personnel and their families this summer.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will participate in Blue Star Museums in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.
Luis Buñuel, the leader of cinematic surrealism, developed one of the most unique and creative bodies of work in film history with his keen eye for the absurd and the beautiful. Admission is $7; $5 for Reel People and Lone Star Film Society members; free for students with valid college/university ID. Advance purchase available at www.lonestarfilmsociety.com.
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm
A gripping mix of friendship, violence, and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of Larry Brown's novel, starring Academy Award–winner Nicolas Cage.
117 minutes; R
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.