Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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CURRENT

Framing Desire: Photography and Video

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

February 21 - 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.

FOCUS: RongRong&inri

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

January 31 - 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.



PAST

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Eric Fischl

Eric Fischl, painter, sculptor, and printmaker gained acclaim in the 1980s with large-scale paintings depicting middle-class American life with themes of adolescent sexuality and voyeurism. […]

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Fionn Meade

Fionn Meade is Senior Curator of Cross-Disciplinary Platforms at the Walker Art Center where he is also Acting Head of the Visual Arts Department. He […]

Kenny Scharf

The 1980s East Village art pop-culture painter/sculptor/animator continues to make the scene. Free admission tickets (limit two) are available at the Modern’s info desk beginning […]

James Cutler: Searching For True

James Cutler, FAIA, founding partner of Cutler Anderson Architects, is known for his environmental and emotional sensitivity to place, institution, program, climate, and cultural circumstance. […]

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

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, […]

Gallery Talk with David Bates

 Bates and Modern Curator of Education Terri Thornton give a walk through talk  on Bates’s current show.

FOCUS: Rirkrit Tiravanija

The third and last Director’s Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2013-2014 season features the work of Tiravanija, whose work often involves cooking in art-related places, such […]

Michael Petry: Lecture

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Museum’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations […]

David Bates in conversation with Tyler Green

A series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast […]

David Bates

The Modern and the Nasher present a joint exhibition of the work of artist David Bates. The exhibition is a retrospective of Bates’s work installed […]

Fred Tomaselli: Lecture

Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. […]

FOCUS: Fred Tomaselli

Tomaselli is known for his visually packed paintings that are hybrid in materials, subjects, and cultural references.  The exhibition presents a selection of works that […]

Naomi Rincón-Gallardo

In conjunction with México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, these special gallery talks feature artists included in the exhibition.

Gustavo Artigas: lecture

Born in Mexico City, Artigas engages in institutional critique with poetic works that call for participation and attempt to elicit a personal inquisition from viewers. […]

FOCUS: Terry Haggerty

Haggerty draws on the vocabulary of abstract art to create his illusory paintings and large-scale wall works.

Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison: lecture

The Harrisons, a collaborative team, have worked with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners to create dialogue around biodiversity and community development. The fall series for […]

Yoshua Okón: lecture

Yoshua Okón is an artist born and raised in Mexico City. Two of his video installations are featured in the Modern’s exhibition México Inside Out: […]

Melanie Smith: Lecture

Melanie Smith is an artist whose work is a re-reading of avant-garde movements with a particular focus on Latin America, especially Mexico. The fall series […]

José Antonio Vega Macotela

Macotela discusses his use of art as a tool for recontextualizing the meaning of everyday life. The fall series for Tuesday Evenings at the Modern […]

James Timberlake: Lecture

In conjunction with AIA Fort Worth’s annual Design Awards, the Modern invites you to join James Timberlake, this year’s lead juror, as he discusses inquisitive […]