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Andy Don Emmons: Para Normalities

Mighty Fine Arts

Last Chance - June 28 through August 2, 2014

New reworked thrift store paintings by work by Andy Don Emmons. Don't miss the opening night performance by "Unconscious Collective," Aaron and Stefan Gonzalez, along with with guitarist Gregg Prickett "for a merging of ancient musical realms with contemporary improvisation." Presented by Wordspace.

Heather Levy: Rocket Science

Haley-Henman Gallery

Last Chance - July 9 through August 2, 2014

Heather Levy makes paintings based on mathematical formulas, in this case formulas specifically related to moving rockets around (the one pictured is titled Time T + ΔΤ Μomentum of System Constant with Time).

CHAOS!

Ro2 Art Downtown

July 9 through August 12, 2014

Small works by over 100 Ro2 artists and guests: it's CHAOS!

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Art 7

July 5 through August 16, 2014

A group exhibit of artists from William Campbell Contemporary Art, the Fort Worth gallery celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Sightings: Bettina Pousttchi

Nasher Sculpture Center

April 12 through August 17, 2014

Continuing their Sightings series of installations and interventions, the Nasher presents the first American museum exhibition of the German-Iranian artist, Bettina Pousttchi.  

Mark Grotjahn: Sculpture

Nasher Sculpture Center

May 31 through August 17, 2014

Los Angeles-based artist Grotjahn came to prominence for large, richly worked paintings.  Alongside his paintings, Grotjahn has been working privately on sculpture for over a decade. The Nasher’s exhibition, the first presentation of his sculpture in an American museum, will highlight many new, never-before-seen, three-dimensional works.

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!

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.

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womanorial.com

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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