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August 9 through 29, 2014

A two-person exhibition featuring poems by Keith J. Varadi (Los Angeles) and paitngins by Michael Kennedy Costa (New York), curated by Sally Glass.  'Contract', A poetry reading by Varadi, takes  at 7pm on Sunday, August 10 at OFG.XXX (formerly known as Oliver Francis Gallery).

Ricardo Paniagua : RETROSPECTIVE 2004 : 2014

Latino Cultural Center

July 11 through August 30, 2014

Proudly self-taught, The “Ugly Duckling of the Dallas arts scene,” calls his hybrid geometric painted sculptures "spiritually technological.” for him,  they're a manifestation of the confrontation between human limitations and the evolution of contemporary art.

Summer Show

The Public Trust

July 19 through August 30, 2014

The Public Trust's annual summer inventory blowout, featuring small originals, prints, t-shirts and more!

Longitude/Latitude Part II

Conduit Gallery

August 2 through 30, 2014

The second part of Conduit's 30th anniversary show will feature older works alongside recent ones by gallery artists Robert Barsamian, Rosalyn Bodycomb, Gabriel Dawe, Kirk Hayes, Robert Jessup, Jules Buck Jones, Stephen Lapthisophon, Carrie Marill, Margaret Meehan, Marcleyn McNeil, C. Meng, Justin Quinn, Rex Ray, Al Souza, James Sullivan, W. Tucker, and Reinhard Ziegler.

The Most Important Photograph Ever Made!

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

August 9 through 30, 2014

PDNB Gallery will exhibit what we believe is the MOST IMPORTANT photograph ever made. This photograph was found several years ago by PDNB Gallery Director, Burt Finger. Since he discovered the print, PDNB gallery has been investigating at length, traveling all over the world to museums and private collections to pinpoint the relevant historic value in the history of photography. Through painstaking research PDNB Gallery has found that there is no other photograph that exists of its kind. Recently Mr. Finger was offered $1,000,000 for the photograph but did not accept the offer. He stated, “It is not for sale, the photograph is priceless!” Because this photograph is rare and cannot be presented in normal gallery lighting, the work of art will be presented inside a curtained area. It cannot be photographed, so there are no press images available. - the press release

New Texas Talent XXI

Craighead-Green Gallery

August 9 through 30, 2014

Huge kudos to Craighead-Green for keeping the tradition of discovering and promoting young artists for 21 years. (pictured: detail of image by Paxton Maroney)

Private Practice

Artspace 111

August 16 through 30, 2014

Works from the individual artists in the collective HOMECOMING! Committee. Including Christopher M. Bond, Bradly Brown, Ryan Goolsby, Courtney Hamilton, Timothy Harding, Shelby Meier, Devon Nowlin, Kris Pierce, Gregory Ruppe, Tiffany Wolf Smith, Alden Williams, and Briana Williams.

Draped Up & Dripped Out: Houston Contemporary Artists Part 1

OC3- Oak Cliff Cultural Center

August 1 through September 5, 2014

Houston artists in Dallas! Featuring Tudor Mitroi, Patrick Turk, Patrick Renner, Julon Pinkston, Kelli Vance, Megan Spacek, Jim Nolan, Emily Peacock, Sebastien Boncy, Julie DeVries, Jacob Spacek, Jane Eifler, Shayne Murphy, Debra Barrera, Kristen Cliburn, Matt Manalo, Jonathan Leach, Alex larsen, Claire Webb, Teresa Munisteri, Eduardo Portillo, Marcelyn McNeil, Emily Link, Rebecca Braziel, and Monica Vidal. Whew!

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Amon Carter Museum

June 14 through September 7, 2014

The first retrospective of Motley's paintings in two decades. He is not very well-known, perhaps because his most important works don't come to auction very often and are mostly still in private collections. Motley lived 1891 - 1981, and saw many of the most important movements and geographical locations of his day, from Jazz Age Paris to 1950s Mexico. He's known for his colorful party scenes, but this exhibition also features what is perhaps his most important body of work: his portraits of women of a variety of ages.


Ro2 Art Downtown

August 16 through September 7, 2014

Ro2 Art and Iron Frog Press have organized this exhibit featuring Dallas-area printmakers Matt Bagley, Josh Banks, Daniel Birdsong, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Camilla Cowan, Peggy Epner, Justin Ginsburg, Teresa Gomez-Martorell, Joshua Goode, Linda Dee Guy, The Amazing Hancock Bros., Kyle Hobratschk, Brian K. Jones, Julia McLain, Susan Moffett, Tom Orr, Adam Rowlett, Brian Scott, Thomas Seawell, John Alexander Taylor, Terri Thoman, Marco Torres, and Scott Winterrowd.



July 27 through September 26, 2014

The 8th online exhibition from wo(manorial), a Dallas "collective... who contemplate the ever-changing concept of the feminine" [sic]. Go vaginas! Stay tuned for the meatspace component of this web-only show, coming August 16 to Oil and Cotton.

Shen Wei

Crow Collection of Asian Art

June 14 through September 28, 2014

Shen Wei (not be confused with the other New York-based artist named Shen Wei) is a choreographer and dancer who has also designed sets, video projections, costumes, and makeup for his company’s dance performances. This exhibition features a recent series of abstract paintings, as well as a dance performance on June 19th.

Mind’s Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne

Dallas Museum of Art

June 29 through October 26, 2014

Despite the fact that the DMA is predictably flogging the Impressionist ballet dancers and still lifes in their press materials for this show, set your skepticism aside: some of these people really, really knew how to translate the world they saw onto a piece of paper. Don't miss this show. Pictured: Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, Le Fumeur, 1873, watercolor and gouache on paper

Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars

Dallas Museum of Art

July 18 through December 14, 2014

New work from the collective Slavs and Tatars, who focus on “the area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia” in their practice. This exhibit will include works from their current series Long Legged Linguistics, about "the thorny issue of alphabet politics."

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