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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

Last Chance - January 16 through March 7, 2015

Works by current TCU MFA students Amanda Arredondo, Mason Bryant, Courtney Hamilton, Alyssa Hawkins, Fernando Johnson, Layla Luna, and Max Morris–all responding to the idea of algorithms in art-making practice.

Dallas Medianale

McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

Last Chance - January 9 through March 7, 2015

An ambitious series of video installations, screenings, and intermedia performances, including work by Bruce Nauman, Joe Sola, Francis Alÿs, Gary Hill, Owen Kydd, John Whitney, James Whitney, Jennifer Reeder, Kyle Evans and James Connolly (Cracked Ray Tube), Sean Miller, Liz Larsen (LZX Industries), William Sarradet, Andrew Blanton, and others. More info HERE.

AMERICANA

ART7 Crockett Community Gallery

Last Chance - January 12 through March 7, 2015

The first of five juried group exhibitions showing varied perspectives in works by participating artists from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

Lost In Trans

UNT Art Gallery

Last Chance - January 29 through March 7, 2015

Part of UNT Art Gallery’s “Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations” series, guest curator Tempestt Hazel (co-founder of the Chicago-based Sixty Inches From Center) has pulled together varying works from College of Visual Arts and Design collections, including work by contemporary artists Jeffrey Michael Austin, and Derric Clemmons, and Annette Lawrence.

El Corazón

Bath House Cultural Center

Last Chance - February 7 through March 7, 2015

The 21st installment of the Bath House Cultural Center’s popular annual exhibition featuring diverse creations by nearly 40 artists–all inspired by the heart (el corazón). The show is curated this year by Dallas artist and independent curator, Jose Vargas.

Rachel Fischer: Plastic Nirvana

500X Gallery

Last Chance - February 14 through March 8, 2015

In her MFA thesis exhibition, artist Rachel Fischer's paintings and sculptures are part of an examination of consumer culture and the art object.

James Lassen: Textual Healing

Gallery 414

Last Chance - January 31 through March 8, 2015

A solo show of artist James Lassen’s humorous, representational portrait paintings and drawings in which text message screens take precedence over the figures. U up?

Student Expo

500X Gallery

Last Chance - February 14 through March 8, 2015

An annual exhibition showcasing the work of more than 50 up-and-coming Texas artists, juried this year by Jordan and Susan Roth.

RVR: Allegories

500X Gallery

Last Chance - February 14 through March 8, 2015

New works by artists Hector Ramirez, Fabiola Valenzuela, and Brenda Randall.

JMR: Piece Out

WAAS Gallery

January 31 through March 14, 2015

A solo exhibition of works on paper and sculptural works of New York artist JMR (James Rizzi), influenced by elements of street art, illustration, and design.

Loris Gréaud: The Unplayed Notes Museum

Dallas Contemporary

January 18 through March 21, 2015

The first US exhibition of work by cinema-influenced, French conceptual art star Loris Gréaud, whose meteoric rise includes installations at the Louvre, the Centre Pompidou, and the Venice Biennale. “It will be a really challenging show," he promises of the exhibition. "A genuine experience of art." Sounds a little pompous, but probably true.

Urbanscapes

Artspace 111

February 6 through March 21, 2015

A group show featuring paintings and prints by artists Daniel Blagg, Ty Wilcox, Maureen Brouillette and David Leonard

Velibor Božović: Inside The Lazarus Project

UNT on the Square

February 26 through March 27, 2015

An exhibition of photography by Velibor Božović, created in collaboration with writer Aleksandar Hemon (this year’s UNT Artist-in-Residence) for the book “The Lazarus Project”–a National Book Critics’ Circle Award and National Book Award finalist. The show includes many images that were not included in the publication.

Intercollegiate Student Art Competition Exhibit

February 3 through March 28, 2015

A juried exhibit of more than 50 art works by students from Abilene-area colleges and universities–Abilene Christian University, Cisco College, Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, and Texas State Technical College. Also on view, Life after Death–a show of photographs by 19-year-old Abilene photographer Jeremy Martinez.

Stephen Lapthisophon / Jeff Gibbons / Vincent Ramos

Conduit Gallery

February 21 through March 28, 2015

Three solo shows: Drink The Bath– painting, sculpture, and video work by Jeff Gibbons; Seven­– Stephen Lapthisophon’s works on paper and canvas combining text and letterforms; and Vincent Ramos’ installation of small drawings and collages–The Parable of Arable Land, If I Had a Hammer, The Wilhelm Scream.

Gail Peter Borden: Faceted Lines

Galleri Urbane Dallas

February 21 through March 28, 2015

A large, solo exhibition by artist, architect, and author Gail Peter Borden, whose works act together as an entire installation wrapping around the gallery as well as individual fragments.

Color

Mary Tomàs Studio Gallery

February 21 through March 28, 2015

A group exhibition of work by artists Amy Cheng, Xan Sinclair Koonce, Masri, Roy Tamboli, Blair Vaughn-Gruler.

Who’s Afraid of Chuck and George?

CentralTrak

February 13 through April 4, 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.

Kristina Paabus: in for it

The Safe Room at Texas Theater

February 21 through April 4, 2015

Artist Kristina Paabus’ recent two-dimensional and sculptural works, utilize a combination of print techniques and are informed by her recent investigations in logic, game strategies, luck, and superstition.

FOCUS: RongRong&inri

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

January 31 through April 5, 2015

The Modern's FOCUS exhibition series showcases the work of the Chinese/Japanese, husband and wife collaborative team, RongRong&inri, who’ve been creating works that push the boundaries of traditional black-and-white photography since 2000.

El Sicario

Webb Gallery

February 22 through April 5, 2015

A show featuring paintings by Jose Antonio Galvan, known as El Pastor–who runs a housing and recovery program near Juarez and makes paintings based on Mexican identity and border issues–as well as drawings by legendary Texas self-taught artist and pastor, Reverend LT Thomas.

Beili Liu: STRATUS

Grace Museum

January 22 through April 25, 2015

Artist Beili Liu’s large-scale installation–a hovering, cloud-like mass of granite and wax-coated sheets with motion sensitive lighting–is a rumination on water crises, and specifically, the current statewide drought.

Earlie Hudnall, Jr.

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

February 21 through May 9, 2015

Photographer Earlie Hudnall, Jr. studied at Texas Southern University in the late-1960s under the direction of John Biggers. This exhibition of Hudnall’s striking photographs includes images taken in African American neighborhoods in Houston, Galveston, and his hometown of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dornith Doherty: Exchange

Holly Johnson Gallery

February 21 through May 9, 2015

With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Dornith Doherty traveled across the Australian continent with x-ray equipment to photograph rare and critically threatened plants. This exhibition features new collages made from these x-rays.

Melvin Edwards: Five Decades

Nasher Sculpture Center

January 31 through May 10, 2015

A retrospective exhibition of renowned American sculptor and pioneering figure in African-American art, Melvin Edwards, who has redefined the modernist tradition of welded sculpture with his defiant artistic explorations of social, political, and personal issues. The show includes a range of works created since the 1960s, including never-before-seen pieces.

The Spiritual Image

Old Jail Art Center

February 7 through May 24, 2015

A fantastically wide-ranging selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and objects from the Old Jail Art Center’s collection that reference, elicit, or are inspired by spiritual ideas, feelings or responses.

Natasha Bowdoin: HEX∆M

Old Jail Art Center

February 7 through May 24, 2015

Intricately layered collages by artist Natasha Bowdoin, taking some inspiration from the initials HEX∆M carved into the limestone blocks that form the OJAC’s 1877 jail. This show is part of the Cell Series of exhibitions.

The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass

Kimbell Art Museum

March 1 through May 24, 2015

A selection of paintings and sculptures, from Impressionist to post-World War II art, amassed by pillars of the Texas philanthropy, the Bass family. Includes works by Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Vuillard, Bonnard, Matisse, Miró, Léger, Chagall, Rothko, Rodin, Maillol, Segal.

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.

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.

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.

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