Today, December 20


Testino | Uklanski | Burd

Dallas Contemporary

Last Chance - September 21 through December 21, 2014

Three solo shows under one roof: International fashion photographer Testino turns his lens on mountainous people of Peru and their traditional and festive costumes. Uklanski is a Polish, New-York based Gagosian artist who makes "blood" and "ink drop paintings" for this show. Burd is a local favorite who here reimagines floor-tile patterns; instead of rigid and mass-produced, hers are teeming with patterned images of wilderness.

Holiday Presence 10

Kettle Art

Last Chance - December 4 through 24, 2014

200 artworks under $200!! Or something like that. It's fun, it's cheap, it's last-minute holiday shopping!

Julieta Aguinaco: The Depth of Now


Last Chance - November 14 through December 27, 2014

Contemporary Mexican artist Aguinaco contrasts everyday objects against revolution; the commonplace impregnated with models of belief beyond the scope of human life.

El Mercado

Erin Cluley Gallery

Last Chance - December 6 through 27, 2014

EL MERCADO, a hybrid exhibition and market experience, will feature the works of nine artists and designers from Dallas, New York and Los Angeles. Inspired by concept spaces like Collette in Paris and Dover Street Market in London/New York, EL MERCADO will bring together art, design, curated music and an artistic food element.

On Paper

Ro2 Art Downtown

November 21 through December 28, 2014

Collage, drawing, painting, prints and paper sculpture by seven artists: Gary Farrelly, Joshua Goode, Antonine Gougeau, Timothy Harding, Kathy Robinson-Hays, Sam Schonzeit, and Brian Scott.

40 Years and Counting

William Campbell Contemporary Art

November 22 through December 31, 2014

Celebrating four decades of William Campbell Contemporary Art, the show will feature the Campbell's 40-plus artists, many of whom have been with the gallery since its early days, including Stephen Daly, Michel Demanche, Julie Lazarus, Mark Smith, Richard Thompson, Kevin Tolman, Cecil Touchon, and Judy Youngblood.

Francesca Bifulco: Inside Out Of Touch

WAAS Gallery

November 8, 2014 through January 3, 2015

In Bifulco’s debut solo show, she presents immersive large-format painting, video, and sound. Bifulco explores the evolution of social interaction across the contemporary generations and the changing way we define community and project our personal identities.


Circuit 12 Contemporary

November 22, 2014 through January 3, 2015

The first installment of a multi-part collaborative project. The conceptual and material components will then move to Hiroshima Art Center in February and to Zurich in late spring. The following artists make up the core of the project with the potential for further collaboration as it evolves: Jesse Morgan Barnett, Nino Baumgartner, C.J. Davis, Jeff Gibbons, Pierre Krauss, Daisuke Kuroda, Karin Lehmann, Mitsuo Maruhashi, Kris Pierce, Omar Rosales, and Gregory Ruppe.

Rosalyn Bodycomb, Joan Winter, and Phillip March Jones

Conduit Gallery

November 22, 2014 through January 3, 2015

In the main galleries, Rosalyn Bodycomb’s Refuge features oil paintings and prints of post-Katrina New Orleans and Joan Winter’s Journey, an exhibition of multimedia works inspired by the artist’s travels and studies in Japan. In the Project Room is Phillip March Jones: Points of Departure: Roadside Memorial Polaroids, comprised of Polaroid photographs taken by the artist while traversing the roadways of America.

The Salon Show

Haley-Henman Gallery

November 28, 2014 through January 3, 2015

Wrapable Christmas gifts! Haley-Henman has invited its artists to show small works installed in a salon manner; each artist will exhibit from five to seven artworks: Mirtha Aertker, Henry Biber, Pouran Borders, Pierre Durand, Gisa Elwazir, Angelia Ford, Sakin Jael, Arjoon KC, Chris Kemler, Cindy Holmes, Heather Levy, Midge Lynn, Brenda McKinney, James B. Mills, Piloto, Brett Schneider, Madeleine Terry, Nicholas Troilo, Saul Waranch, and Joshua West.

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

Nasher Sculpture Center

September 13, 2014 through January 4, 2015

The first North American presentation of the English designer's practice, spanning the disciplines of architecture, furniture and product design, to engineering, sculpture and urban planning. Guest curated by Brooke Hodge, the show will later travel to the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and the Cooper-Hewitt in New York.

George Grammer | Rachel Hecker | Ronald Rozencohn

Old Jail Art Center

September 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015

Three concurrent solo shows at the solid Old Jail Art Center. George Grammer is part of the mid-century Fort Worth Circle of artists. Houston artist Rachel Hecker references Hollywood and advertising--"languages of spiritual poverty"-- to paint unconventional devotional portraits of Jesus Christ.  And Ronald Rozencohn paints contemporary nudes, still-lifes and landscapes with the focus of an old master.

Isa Genzken: Retrospective

Dallas Museum of Art

September 14, 2014 through January 4, 2015

Big traveling show installed in the barrel vault and quadrant galleries; it's the first American retrospective, covering nearly four decades, of this influential German artist's varied work. The DMA is its last stop after stints at MoMA in NY and MCA Chicago.

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

September 21, 2014 through January 4, 2015

A who's who of the Reganomics decade, including Laurie Anderson, Basquiat, Bleckner, Francesco Clemente, Eric Fischl, Nan Goldin, JPeter Halley, Keith Haring, Jenny Holzer, Koons, Kruger, Sherrie Levine, Mapplethorpe, Allan McCollum, Richard Prince, David Salle, Kenny Scharf, Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Warhol, Christopher Wool and others. This is going to be fascinating, and there's a ton of programming around this show too--although the Modern is mysteriously not screening the seminal documentary Downtown 81, they've nonetheless got several of the artists involved coming in for Tuesday night lectures during the fall. Not To Be Missed.

co | action

500X Gallery

December 6, 2014 through January 4, 2015

10 artists in an exhibition showcasing of mentor/artist pairs, including Adam Fung > Alyssa Hawkins; Darryl Lauster > Jeff Gibbons; Margaret Meehan > Devon Nowlin; Colby Parsons > Anastasia Gabriel; and Linda Ridgway > Teresa Rafidi. Also opening, upstairs: Michelle Thomas: Soft Space, and Kate Colin | Lauren Kirchner

Kate Colin and Lauren Kirchner

500X Gallery

December 6, 2014 through January 4, 2015

A collaborative, site specific installation of drawings integrating elements of micro and macro universes, created for 500X Gallery's Project Space by artists Kate Colin and Lauren Kirchner.



November 15, 2014 through January 9, 2015

Real and imagined creatures of all kinds. Participating artists: Sharon Neel Bagley, Rita Barnard, Angie Bolling, Anya Bosworth, Ariel Bowman, Liz Conrad, Du Chau, Vicki Charlotta, Suzanne Edmondson, Jacque Forsher, Anna Fritzel, Kevin Gilmore, April Greenlee, Johanna Roffino Hulsey, Karen Jacobi, Laurie Mahoney, Margo Miller, Kendall Scott, Bradley Strickland, Janet Welch, Derrick White, and John Williams.

Kelly Fearing: Lucid Dreams

Grace Museum

November 7, 2014 through January 10, 2015

A selection of artwork curated from private and public collections by Texas artist Kelly Fearing (1918-2011) to demonstrate his lifelong fascination with surreal, mythic and metaphysical themes.


Barry Whistler Gallery

December 13, 2014 through January 10, 2015

A group exhibition featuring drawing-related works by Linnea Glatt, Lawrence Lee, Andrea Rosenberg, Lorraine Tady (Dallas), Jay Shinn (NY/Dallas), Michael C. McMillen (LA), Adam Raymont (Berlin), John Wilcox, and Mark Williams (NY).

Between Dog and Wolf: Drawings by Danny Williams

Barry Whistler Gallery

December 13, 2014 through January 10, 2015

This series of charcoal drawings by artist Danny Williams depicts the landscape around his home in the French countryside at dusk. The show’s title is an old French idiom referring to when nightfall first obscures the horizon enough that a shepherd might mistake a dog for a wolf.

The Cat Show

Mighty Fine Arts

December 13, 2014 through January 11, 2015

Meow. Feline art by Andy Don Emmons, Bruce Lee Webb, Rosemary Meza-DesPlas, Clay Stinnett, Jason Cohen, Chaitra Linehan, Matt Bagley, Sharon Neel-Bagley, Teresa Megahan, Sara Cardona, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Steve Cruz, Teresa Gomez-Martorell, Bruce Schiefelbein, Brian Jones and Brian Scott. Proceeds from show to benefit the Tyler St. feral cat colony. On opening night, Wordspace presents their end of year Artspeak event with a holiday throwdown by Randall Garrett, Inferno Texino and surprise guests at around 9pm!

Is the art pretty? No, says Mummy. Pretty is not important.


December 13, 2014 through January 15, 2015

James Buss uses video, sound and installation, while Naotaka Hiro uses plaster, wax and rusted metal. But, although the two artists are very different, their work has similar queries. This two-man show explores the nature of aesthetics.

5 to Watch

Ro2 Art in Addison

December 12, 2014 through January 17, 2015

A show featuring works by artists Rachel Fischer, Bumin Kim, Yuni Lee, Kai Peter Martin, and Michelle Thomas.

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River

Amon Carter Museum

October 2, 2014 through January 18, 2015

16 iconic river paintings and 50 preparatory drawings by George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) depicting boatmen at work and play on the inland rivers, most notably the Missouri and Mississippi. The first major Bingham exhibition in more than 25 years!

Dace Lucia Kidd

The Arcadia Theater

November 22, 2014 through January 18, 2015

Kidd's first American solo art show, featuring works created since she moved to Texas three years ago.

Lauren Woods

Zhulong Gallery

December 13, 2014 through January 24, 2015

Lauren Woods uses various methods of assemblage and erasure as creative interventions. Last year, her Dallas Drinking Fountain #1 transformed a public fountain into an interactive, multi-media monument. This solo exhibition includes her most recent multi-channel video pieces, as well as paper and sculptural works.

Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musée d’Orsay

Kimbell Art Museum

October 19, 2014 through January 25, 2015

Faces of Impressionism explores the character and development of the portrait in French painting and sculpture from the late 1850s until the first years of the 20th century. The major figures of Impressionist portraiture­­—Caillebotte, Cézanne, Degas, Monet and Renoir—will be represented in depth.

Cassie Phan: Are you frustrated with me?


December 7, 2014 through January 30, 2015

Founded by local artist, educator, and curator Iris Bechtol, TERRAIN Dallas, a new exhibition space in Oak Cliff, will focus on exhibiting site specific, temporary interventions. First up: Cassie Phan.

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.

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.

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.

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