Author: Chris Jagers

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Chris Jagers is the Founder and Director of Slideroom.com. The company provides an online applicant management system to museums, universities and other institutions nationwide. He received his BFA from SMU and his MFA from University of Washington.

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The Perot Museum and Downtown Dallas

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has an exterior that looks like one of the collection’s incredible mineral crystals. Conjunctive cubes intersect each other […]

The Perot Museum and Downtown Dallas

A Dream Deferred

Director Tim Skousen has just released his documentary “Zero Percent” at the Dallas Film Festival. It spotlights a higher education program within the maximum security […]

A Dream Deferred

Would Van Gogh be Making Apps?

I took a little hiatus from writing about art because I needed to sort out some thoughts. I have not been visiting gallery shows or […]

Would Van Gogh be Making Apps?

Dallas Arts District (IN LEGOS)

From July 2 – August 1, Northpark Center is displaying an exhibit of various buildings in Downtown Dallas made entirely of Legos. These are HUGE […]

Dallas Arts District (IN LEGOS)

Kana Harada: The Way Home

    Kana Harada just had an opening at the MAC, displaying almost a dozen of her plant-forms. The combination of trees and flowers reminds […]

Kana Harada: The Way Home

The Park at Woodall Rodgers

  The serene 5.2-acre park being built over the Woodall Rodgers Freeway is a small piece of land that will radically change Dallas. Previously, the […]

The Park at Woodall Rodgers

The Code and the Payoff

A podcast has recently been released on Frieze Art Fair’s site with a panel discussion about Art and Theory. (The most notable figure being Robert […]

The Code and the Payoff

NY Times on Ken Price

  The Sunday edition of the NYTimes featured an article on Ken Price titled "The Blobs Aren’t Talking ," by Nick Stillman. While I am […]

NY Times on Ken Price

Jay Sullivan @ Conduit

  If there were three balls on the floor (1lb, 50lbs, 100lbs) but all the same size, shape, color and surface … could you tell […]

Jay Sullivan @ Conduit

Pics from a Modern Ruin

  I just returned from attending Modern Ruin, a great experiment organized by Christina Rees and Thomas Feulmer. The two-day exhibition takes advantage of the […]

Pics from a Modern Ruin

Dreamwalkers

  Chong Chu & Hyun Ju Chung (married) continue to be Dallas based painters, but they have not shown much in Dallas since the close […]

Dreamwalkers

Kiss that Goodbye

The New York Times’ Hollin Cotter has recently reviewed Tino Sehgal’s show of performance based art at the Guggenheim. It is a highly praised show, […]

Kiss that Goodbye

“Sho” at Meadows

  "Sho" is the name of the new sculpture in the Meadows Museum Plaza, consisting of a large wire-frame head. I had seen images of […]

“Sho” at Meadows

Social Practice vs Studio Practice

As the director of SlideRoom, I have a unique point of view on trends in the arts: contests, grants, education, etc … One interesting trend […]

Social Practice vs Studio Practice

Philip Van Keuren

Philip Van Keuren has mounted a fantastic show of his work on paper from the past forty years (at the MAC).  This includes poetry, drawings, […]

Philip Van Keuren

Fall In! Fall out!

Artist and Blogger Dennis Hollingsworth just visited Claremont Graduate School to talk with students. He was struck by their longing for professional assurances about life […]

Fall In! Fall out!

Fresh Air

Art Critic Carol Diehl, in her recent post Observation on Observation , has written an excellent essay about the importance of writers talking about the […]

Fresh Air

Shamrock Opening

Once a year (or so) the artists with studio space at the Shamrock Hotel in Deep Ellum host an open studio day. The whole space […]

Shamrock Opening

Theory vs. Making

Helen Stoilas has just published an excellent interview with Robert Storr titled: Robert Storr: Most theory has little bearing on art. Here is a snip […]

Theory vs. Making

The MFA debate

The topic of offering an MFA degree (or even a PhD) has long been a subject of debate. Edward Winkleman recently posted about it again, […]

The MFA debate