March 24—Emily Jacir is an artist living in the Mediterranean and a full-time professor at the International Academy of Art Palestine in Ramallah. As the recipient of several awards, including a Golden Lion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007), a Prince Claus Award (2007), the Hugo Boss Prize (2008), and the Herb Alpert Award (2011), Jacir is renowned for works about transformation and questions of translation, resistance, and the logic of the archive.
Cliburn at the Modern makes modern classical music truly exciting as highly acclaimed composers take the stage following the performance to discuss their work with the audience. For ticket information, call 817.212.4280 or visit www.cliburn.org.
6–8 pm (For Associate-level members and above; $125+)
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March 31—Philip-Lorca diCorcia, known for creating images poised between documentary and theatrically staged photography, has had a dynamic career with acclaimed international exhibitions, including a major survey of ’his work organized by the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in 2013 that traveled to the De Pont Museum in Tilburg, Netherlands, and The Hepworth Wakefield in England. DiCorcia employs photography as a fictive medium capable of creating uncanny, complex realities out of seemingly straightforward compositions.