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Reinhold Engberding: One Month in Dallas

Beefhaus

May 23 through 27, 2015

An exhibition of new work by German artist and Centraltrak resident Reinhold Engberding, whose materials were influenced by his bike and pedestrian explorations of Dallas.

Kate Jarboe: The P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Project

Beefhaus

Last Chance - May 2 through 30, 2015

A solo exhibition by Kate Jarboe questioning the idea of the patriot and reassembling U.S. government images to revealing and construct new narratives.

Observe Dallas 2015

Last Chance - April 6 through May 31, 2015

A two-month public installation series of Richard Andrew Sharum’s photos documenting the citizens and structures of downtown Dallas. Eight photographs will be shown via humongous (40-foot) prints–a different one exhibited on the exterior of a different downtown building each week. (211 N. Ervay St., 800 Main St., 500 S. Ervay St., 325 N. St. Paul St., 601 Elm St.).

Glenn Downing: The Old So and So

Mighty Fine Arts

Last Chance - April 18 through May 31, 2015

An exhibition of new work by Waco artist Glenn Downing. In addition, opening night features a performance by Chris Merlick and his Duchampaphones.

Concrete/Abstract

JM Gallery

April 25 through June 6, 2015

An exhibition of paintings by Jay Bailey and Ryan Rankin and paper sculptures by Delaney Smith which play with relationships between material and meaning.

Bradley Cruse: Chance

CentralTrak

May 23 through June 6, 2015

An M.F.A. exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Bradley Cruse using film and gaming technology to detail the impact of chance on the human psyche and examine emotion, visual perception, and attention.

Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys: Die Schmutzigen Puppen Von Pommern

The Power Station

April 8 through June 12, 2015

An exhibition of works by Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys, whose collaborations in various media since the late-1980s expose the bankruptcy of humanity through exhaustive tone, bare aesthetic, and dead-pan humor. The title refers to a family who monopolized the execution of death sentences in the 12th century.

Who’s Afraid of Chuck and George?

CentralTrak

February 13 through June 13, 2015

A visual art “roast” of Dallas artists Brian Jones and Brian Scott. who each make art works of their own as well as collaborate under the moniker “Chuck & George.” Nearly a hundred artists were asked to create work immortalizing the beloved duo for this homage exhibition.

Erika Jaeggli: FOMO

WAAS Gallery

May 9 through June 13, 2015

An exhibition of new large-scale charcoal drawings by artist Erika Jaeggli reinterpreting sentiments of emptiness in sources from early postcards to present-day social media.

Bronwen Sleigh: Northern Form

CYDONIA

May 15 through June 19, 2015

An exhibition of works by artist Bronwen Sleigh which use architectural forms to create a variety of collapsing surfaces and vantage points. This is Sleigh’s first solo exhibition in the U.S.

20 Years: The Collector

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

May 16 through June 20, 2015

An exhibition celebrating PDNB Gallery’s 20th Anniversary with a show featuring work by Keith Carter, Chema Madoz, Esteban Pastorino Diaz, Bill Owens, Marta Maria Perez Bravo, George Krause, Jeffrey Silverthorne, Lee Friedlander, Misty Keasler, Delilah Montoya, and John Albok.

Devon Nowlin: Casual Luxury Complex

Artspace 111

May 15 through June 20, 2015

For this exhibition of new paintings, photographs and small sculptures by Fort Worth artist Devon Nowlin that speak to ideas of marketing, personal image, and the drive to curate "casual luxury" lifestyle.

Geometric Repetition

Mary Tomàs Studio Gallery

May 16 through June 20, 2015

A group exhibition of abstract works using geometry and symmetry. The show features paintings and sculptures by artists Elizabeth Barnes, Amy Cheng, Charles Coldewey, Kenn Kotara, and Ricardo Paniagua.

3 Painters

Barry Whistler Gallery

May 16 through June 20, 2015

A group exhibition featuring paintings by Frank Badur (Berlin, Germany), Martha Groome (Brunswick, ME), and Mark Williams (New York, NY)–all of whom were influenced by the work of Barnett Newman.

Ann Glazer: Packable

Liliana Bloch Gallery

May 20 through June 20, 2015

An exhibition by artist Ann Glazer that questions the constraints of weight and space in an increasingly mobile society and painting in a culture that is no longer rooted. The work is ultra-light, and compressible show into a small carry-on.

Ceramics at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

April 17 through June 21, 2015

Three exhibitions of ceramic arts open simultaneously–Portraits of the Earth featuring the work of two ceramic artists Margaret Boozer and Juan Granados, 100 Years: A Celebration of Master Potter Otto Heino, and Ceramics from the Collection of John and Darlene Williams. (Ceramics workshops and talks held in various locations in conjunction with the shows and Ceramics weekend.)

Olaniyi R. Akindiya: ADITTU

McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

May 16 through June 27, 2015

An exhibition of work by Lagos-born, Austin-based multidisciplinary artist Olaniyi R. Akindiya, (aka, Akirash). The show's title "Adittu"–the Yoruba word for puzzle–refers both to the purpose of clothing to cover the body and to processes of creating traditional cloths.

Mario García Torres

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

April 11 through June 28, 2015

An exhibition of video, photography, and sculptural work by Mexico City-based artist Mario García Torres exploring stories and activities associated with conceptual artists of the 1960s and 70s and analyzing how history is constructed, interpreted, and transformed.

I Am, You Are

ART7 Crockett Community Gallery

May 8 through July 6, 2015

A juried, humanist exhibition featuring contemporary portraits and figurative works by artists from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

Michael Kenna: France

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

May 16 through August 1, 2015

An exhibition of photographs taken in France over the past several decades by landscape photographer Michael Kenna, following the release of his related book and exhibition at Le Musée Carnavalet in Paris.

Audubon’s Beasts

Amon Carter Museum

January 15 through August 2, 2015

A selection of hand-painted prints by famed scientist and artist John James Audubon (1785–1851)–some of his greatest depictions of North America’s four-legged animals in their natural habitats, from swamps to savannahs.

Frank Bowling: Map Paintings

Dallas Museum of Art

February 20 through August 2, 2015

An exhibition of select works from painter Frank Bowling’s “Map Paintings” series in which he used world maps as organizational tools to explore color. Including his painting Marcia H Travels (recently acquired by the DMA), this show is the first public exhibition of these works since their debut at the Whitney in 1971.

Michael Craig-Martin

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

April 10 through August 17, 2015

An exhibition of work by contemporary artist Michael Craig-Martin–one of the city’s public venues for exhibitions designed specifically with Dallas in mind. Craig-Martin is the honoree of this year’s charity art auction to support the Dallas Contemporary and MTV:STAYING ALIVE.

Framing Desire: Photography and Video

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

February 21 through August 23, 2015

An exhibition featuring recent acquisitions, including works by Cory Arcangel, Artemio, Larry Clark, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Candida Höfer, Misty Keasler, Ragnar Kjartansson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ryan McGinley, Nicholas Nixon, Catherine Opie, Orit Raff, Laurie Simmons, Allison V. Smith, Arne Svenson, Frank Thiel, and Gillian Wearing.

At Home and at Court

Crow Collection of Asian Art

March 14 through August 23, 2015

An exhibition of Chinese and Japanese paintings from the Crow Collection, exploring the shared East Asian fine-art heritage of hanging scrolls, hand scrolls, and folding screens.

Samuel F. B. Morse: Gallery of the Louvre

Amon Carter Museum

May 23 through August 23, 2015

The exhibition of Gallery of the Louvre, a large-scale painting by Samuel F. B. Morse (1791–1872), who is best known as the scientist who developed the telegraph and Morse code, but was also an accomplished artist. The 6x9' painting is full of miniature renderings of the works in France’s Musée du Louvre.

David Hayes

Wichita Falls Museum of Art

May 16 through October 16, 2015

An outdoor exhibition of 12 large metal sculptures by artist David Hayes (1931 – 2013), displayed throughout the four-acre campus of the Museum grounds.

Jean Shin: Inclusions

Crow Collection of Asian Art

May 16 through October 18, 2015

An exhibition of video, installation, photography, and mixed media works by artist Jean Shin–many of them transforming collected remnants including discarded ceramic shards and fabric stripped from umbrellas. Also on view is Shin’s Celadon Landscape, a site-specific piece created for The Crow Collection of Asian Art Sculpture Garden.

Inca: Conquests of the Andes

Dallas Museum of Art

May 15 through November 15, 2015

An exhibition exploring the effects of state expansion and imperial conquest on Andean visual arts, with more than 100 artworks and textile objects from the 15th and early 16th centuries.

Mirror Stage—Visualizing the Self After the Internet

Dallas Museum of Art

April 10 through December 6, 2015

An exhibition–part of the DMA's Concentration series–featuring videos by eight artists examining the changing understanding and representation of the self via digital technology and the Internet, with a different artist’s work on view each month. Featured artists include Ed Atkins, Trisha Baga, Antoine Catala, Aleksandra Domanović, Jon Rafman, Jacolby Satterwhite, Hito Steyerl, and Ryan Trecartin.

Benevolence and Wisdom

Crow Collection of Asian Art

February 14, 2015 through January 17, 2016

An exhibition of art works recently donated to the museum at the bequest of Margaret Doggett Crow, including Asian export porcelain, delicately carved jade vessels, and Japanese ivory netsuke.

Esther Pearl Watson: Pasture Cows Crossing Indian Creek...

Amon Carter Museum

May 19, 2015 through May 30, 2016

A long-term atrium exhibition of a mural-size painting by Texas artist Esther Pearl Watson capturing her childhood memories of Comanche, TX. The piece is titled Pasture Cows Crossing Indian Creek, Comanche, Texas, Looking for the old Civilian Fort of 1851, North of Gustine and a mile west of Baggett Creek Church.

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