Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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Fort Worth, TX 76110

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CURRENT

Mario García Torres

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

April 11 - 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.

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.



PAST

Gerhard Richter Painting

The Gerhard Richter documentary everyone’s talking about. Screenings Friday at 6pm; Saturday  at 5pm; and Sunday at noon, 2pm, and 4pm. 97 minutes; German and […]

Freud's Naked Truths

A preview of the  documentary Freud’s Naked Truths. The film will premiere on Smithsonian Channel in July. Screenings on June 30,  at 12:00, 1:30, & […]

Focus: Ged Quinn

British artist Ged Quinn’s paintings combine landscapes in the vein of Claude Lorrain with fragments of history, art history, and mythology.

Tuesday Evenings Lecture: Lucy Lippard

Distinguished writer, curator, editor, lecturer, and activist Lucy Lippard presents Undermining, touching on photography, the new West, development, water, and land art, as she discusses […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture: Gregg Bordowitz

Writer and artist Gregg Bordowitz presents Testing Some Beliefs, an ongoing series of lectures/performances that consider the strength and longevity, as well as the present […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture: Andrea Fraser

LA artist Andrea Fraser has used performance, video, and a range of other media to explore the motivations that drive artists, collectors, art dealers, corporate […]

Tuesday Evening Lecture: Byron Kim

Brooklyn-based artist Byron Kim, known for Synecdoche, a grouping of hundreds of small monochrome paintings based on skin tones that was included in the 1993 […]

Tuesday Evenings: Jill Magid

New York  institutional critique artist  Jill Magid: presents Embedded, a survey of her career with insights into her strange and thrilling experiences and endeavors as […]

FOCUS: Katie Paterson

Scientistic art from Glaswegian Katie Paterson. Many of her installations involve collaboration with astronomers, nanotechnologists, and fireworks manufacturers.

Tuesday Evening Lecture: Katie Paterson

A young British cross-medium, multidisciplinary, conceptual artist who focuses on nature, ecology, geology, and cosmology. She was named one of four “Best New Artists in […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture: Glenn Ligon

Artist Glenn Ligon in conversation with curator Scott Rothkopf on the subject of Ligon’s midcareer retrospective Glenn Ligon: AMERICA, which opens to the public on […]

Glenn Ligon: America

The first comprehensive, midcareer retrospective of Glenn Ligon (b. 1960), organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art and curator Scott Rothkopf, in close collaboration […]

Focus: Kaws

Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly, aka “KAWS,” is the subject of the Ft. Worth Modern’s first FOCUS exhibition for the 2011-2012 season. KAWS’ as you can […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture Series: Katy Siegel

Katy Siegel, contributing editor for Artforum and professor of art history at Hunter College, CUNY, discusses her recent book, Since ’45: America and the Making […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture Series: David Pagel

Curator, art critic, and associate professor of art at Claremont University in Claremont, California, presents Getting It Wrong in Just the Right Way: Diebenkorn’s West […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture Series: Jayson Musson

Jayson Musson is an artist and writer living and working in Philadelphia. For Tuesday Evenings, he shares his multifaceted body of work, which includes provocative […]

Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series

The largest museum exhibition ever devoted to Diebenkorn’s most celebrated works, curated by Orange County Museum of Art curator Sarah C. Bancroft. The show will […]

Tuesday Evenings Lecture Series: Sean Dockray

Sean Dockray, artist, writer, and founding director of Telic Arts Exchange in Los Angeles, California, has initiated critical and innovative projects, including The Public School […]

Ed Ruscha: Road Tested

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announces the exhibition Ed Ruscha: Road Tested. The exhibition, organized by Michael Auping, the Modern’s chief curator, tracks […]

FOCUS: Teresita Fernández

The Modern Art Museum continues its FOCUS program of exhibitions by emerging artists with the work of Teresita Fernandez. Fernández creates work in response to […]

FOCUS: Robert Lazzarini

Robert Lazzarini is best known for his sculptures of common objects in which detailed craftsmanship is combined with precise illusionistic distortion. For his FOCUS exhibition […]

The Collection and Then Some

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth does its part for the Texas Biennial with a group exhibition of Texas artists and artists with Texas […]