DFW, WE RECOMMEND...

Upcoming

Saturday, January 31

Wednesday, February 4

ON VIEW NOW

Napkin Sketches

AIA Center for Architecture, Ft. Worth

November 3, 2014 through January 31, 2015

The cocktail napkin is an age-old medium to convey inspirational ideas over dinner and drinks. The Center for Architecture solicited the Fort Worth architectural community to donate napkin sketches for the exhibition.

Time and Places: Where Light Resides

Bath House Cultural Center

December 6, 2014 through January 31, 2015

Dallas-area artists Dan Richard Barber, Philip Goodman, Essie P. Graham, and Sharon O’Callaghan Shero use alternative photography and image manipulation methods in exploring ideas and stories related to time, space, and light.

Levitas: A Photographic Investigation of Weightlessness

Bath House Cultural Center

December 6, 2014 through January 31, 2015

This thematic, group show based on ideas of lightness and gravity defiance features small photographic prints by Lori Bandi, Tatyana Bessmertnaya, Chris Burt, Gabrielle Castañeda-Pruitt, J R Compton, Misty Dean, Jacque Forsher, Sandra Freeman, Peta Jones, Elizabeth Mellot, Sharon Neel-Bagley, Jana C. Perez, Sam Reeves, Shawn Saumell, Kathleen Wilke, Angilee Wilkerson and Mary Kathryn Wimberly.

Tales Neither True Nor False

500X Gallery

Last Chance - January 10 through February 1, 2015

This group show delves into the ambiguous nature of identity through autobiographical accounts and fabricated realities in the work of artists Sheryl Anaya, Jessica Fuentes, Laura Garcia, and M. Kate Helmes.

Diane Durant & Devyn Gaudet

500X Gallery

Last Chance - January 10 through February 1, 2015

Paying homage to Eleanor Antin and her 100 Boots journey in the early 1970s, this installation documents Texas artists Devyn Gaudet and Diane Durant 50 Boots across their home state—halfway to Antin's Southern California and back.

Ryan Goolsby and Timothy Harding: Telephone

500X Gallery

January 10 through February 8, 2015

For this unique collaboration, artists Ryan Goolsby and Timothy Harding had only weekly exchanges, with no direct knowledge of each other’s production. The resulting works carry elements of chance and improvisation as well as combine Goolsby’s practice of woodworking and construction with Harding’s abstract painting.

Studio Visit 1.2

Cris Worley Fine Arts

January 17 through February 14, 2015

Centering on the experience of artist studio visits, this group show includes work by Kristen Cliburn (Houston), Robert Lansden (New Orleans), Rusty Scruby (Dallas), Colette Copeland (Dallas), Timothy Harding (Fort Worth), and Patrick Turk (Houston).

PRTY PPL

Circuit 12 Contemporary

January 10 through February 14, 2015

New works by Ted Gahl, TJ Donovan, Keith J Varadi, Luis Miguel Bendaña, Carmen Price, Cody Tumblin, Ron Ewert, Tisch Abelow, Cody Hudson, Jim Drain, Chloe Seibert, Bea Fremderman, Mike Rea, Arthur Peña, Brian Scott Campbell, Steven Vainberg, Francisco Moreno, Geoffrey Todd Smith, Sofia Leiby, Henry Gunderson, John Phillip Abbott, Austin Eddy, Greg Ito, Ryan Travis Christian, Scott Wolniak, Ethan Gill, Eric Fleischauer, Jessie Edelman, Eric Shaw

Robert Jessup: Recent Paintings

Conduit Gallery

January 10 through February 14, 2015

New, large-scale paintings by Denton artist Robert Jessup, shown in both of Conduit's two main galleries. These have less representational imagery than his earlier work, yet still have a narrative in feel.

Chris Larson: Heavy Rotation

Conduit Gallery

January 10 through February 14, 2015

A solo show of videos and drawings by St. Paul, MN based artist Chris Larson, featuring the video Heavy Rotation which was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

States of the Union: Highlights from the TCU Art Collection

The Moudy Gallery @ Texas Christian University

January 20 through February 19, 2015

The first public exhibition of selections from TCU’s permanent art collection explores issues that our country has faced historically that are relevant concerns today. Features works by Will Barnet, Alice Neel, Lee Krasner, Romare Bearden, Larry Rivers, McKie Trotter, Andy Warhol, Bill Mauldin, Luis Jiménez, Antonio Alvarez and Jane Stuart.

Michael Just: What's Done Cannot Be Undone

CYDONIA

January 9 through February 20, 2015

Berlin-based artist Michael Just’s process merges artistic production and curatorial practice. This solo show is comprised of screen-printed images of cultural artifacts and laser-cut text works and sculptures.

Experimental Photography

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery

November 22, 2014 through February 21, 2015

Since the very beginning of photography, artists have been manipulating the medium in all sorts of ways (and more to come!). Featured artists: Gyory Kepes, Carlotta Corpron, Ida Lansky, Barbara Maples, Luigi Veronesi, Robert Erickson, Carlos Jurado, Harold Edgerton, and Eadweard Muybridge.

Whoaa There!

THE ANT COLONY

January 24 through February 21, 2015

Line-driven, fine and un-fine art by Miguel Aguilar, Justin Jackley, Larry Carey, Brad Albright, Matty Brinston, Barrett Bryan, Max Kraken, Ollie Gee, and Ryan R. Thies.

Gallup Motel Butchering

CentralTrak

January 17 through February 21, 2015

In this new, four-channel video installation by artists' collective Postcommodity, a Navajo woman uses a motel room as a temporary space to butcher a sheep for a family feast. The work examines contested tribal space, tradition, globalism, commerce, cultural continuity and cross-cultural opinion.

Vincent Falsetta: Agendas

UNT on the Square

January 26 through February 21, 2015

A retrospective of paintings made by artist and UNT studio art professor Vincent Falsetta over several decades–from early, meticulous acrylic paintings (1970s through mid-1990s) to more expressionistic contemporary oil works.

The Mary Baskett Collection of Japanese Fashion

Crow Collection of Asian Art

October 22, 2014 through February 22, 2015

Baskett avidly collected and wore avant-garde Japanese fashion, then little-known outside of Japan. In the 1970s and 1980s, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, and Rei Kawakubo shocked the fashion world with their post-modern “anti-fashion,” although they often reference elements of traditional Japanese dress.

Texas Abstract

Barry Whistler Gallery

January 17 through February 28, 2015

Israel Lund

The Power Station

January 17 through March 3, 2015

The grids and abstracted images of these paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Israel Lund were created through a process mixing digital and analogue techniques.

1-7

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

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)

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recent Posts

Top Five Jan 29, 2015

Top Five Jan 29, 2015

Watch Rainey and Christina discuss this week’s top 5 art events in Texas while touring the Jeff Gibbons/Jesse Morgan Barnett shows at Goss-Michael Foundation in […]