Ellsworth Kelly's "Red, Dark Blue, Dark Green" (Part 1)

It seems like the art of Ellsworth Kelly is everywhere, particularly around the Metroplex...

Rothko's "Light Cloud, Dark Cloud" : Consolation in the Heat of Summer

Texas summers make me miss spring. The short glimmer of cool weather we have in north Texas...

Sun-Gods, Pyramids, and Kiefer's "Golden Bull"

Perhaps, while slaving through your liberal arts education (or simply perusing public television), you wandered into the world of mythology...

Ben Jones: Master of Mixed Media

In The Modern's latest FOCUS exhibition, Ben Jones takes the term "mixed media" as literally as possible...

Mixing Christ and Commercialism: Warhol's "Last Supper" (1986)

When wandering through Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, The Last Supper (1986) is undoubtedly one of the exhibition's standouts...

"More Matter, With Less Art" : Hamlet, Warhol, and Memento Mori

In celebration of William Shakespeare's birthday (and death-day) today, I have a confession to make: every time I walk by...

Icon and Image in Warhol's "The Last Supper (Christ 112 Times)"

The first time I encountered Andy Warhol's "The Last Supper (Christ 112 Times)" (1986), it was not in the galleries of The Modern. It wasn't even...

It's All In Your Head: Warhol's Rorschach Paintings

Now that "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade" has been at The Modern for a few weeks, I've had the opportunity to take several of my friends on tours through the galleries, where we...

Faded Celebrity: Warhol's "Mona Lisa" and "Marilyn (4)"

When you approach the entrance to Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, there's a painting at the top of the stairs where Andy's green fright wig self-portrait used to stand...

Focus: Gabriel Acevedo Velarde's "Cone Flow"

The most fascinating aspect of Gabriel Acevedo Velarde's "Cone Flow" exhibit is not, in my opinion, the art pieces themselves. It's a strange thing...

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