"A compact masterpiece about a scruffy family that isn't what it seems, and love that's the real thing."
“Travels” (version for Violin, Cello and Piano 2017): Infectious melodies and driving rhythms contrast with plaintive soliloquies in this metaphysical journey of an optimistic person who who strives to retain that optimism throughout times of life’s inevitable difficulties. First movt won the Grand prize at The Ear competition in New York City in November 2016. (4 movements-25 minutes)
Artist’s Studio Visit and Cocktails at Grand Studio
Modern Contemporaries members (The Modern’s Under-Forty Friends!)
January 17, 6-8 pm
A Clockwork Orange, 1971
Enjoy happy hour at Café Modern before the film!
Photography and Reality: Walking through the Simmons exhibition with artist Leigh Merrill
Join Leigh Merrill for a gallery discussion of the work of Laurie Simmons. Merrill is a photographer based in Dallas, Texas, where she is Assistant Professor of Art at A&M University-Commerce. Her photographs incorporate fantasy and reality, calling into question ideas of beauty, class and romanticism in our urban environments.