Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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FOCUS: Rirkrit Tiravanija

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

April 6 - June 1, 2014

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 as museums and galleries.    

David Bates

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

February 9 - May 11, 2014

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 in both locations with an emphasis on painting in Fort Worth and sculpture and works on paper in Dallas. This is the first collaboration between the two museums.


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 […]

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 […]

FOCUS: Eric Parker

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth kicks off their FOCUS exhibition series with Eric Parker beginning December 1st! Organized by MAMFW and curator Andrea […]

Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents one of Texas’s most internationally recognized artists, Vernon Fisher in K-Mart Conceptualism. Organized by the Museum’s chief […]

Festival de la Risa

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth joins with the Lone Star Film Society and the Consul General of Mexico in Dallas to present a […]

Andy Warhol: The Last Decade

Get your Pop-Art on with the first U.S. museum survey exhibition to explore works by Warhol that were created during the final eight years of […]

FOCUS: Gabriel Acevedo Velarde

Gabriel Acevedo Velarde presents his first solo exhibition in an American museum at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth! Velarde’s experimental videos and installations create […]

FOCUS: Gardar Eide Einarsson

"The first Focus exhibition for the 2009–2010 season will feature the work of Gardar Eide Einarsson, who often explores the complex relationship between individuals and […]

Susan Rothenberg: Moving In Place

25 paintings selected by FWMAM chief curator Michael Auping, who has known Rothenberg for over 30 years. Says Auping: "Rather than focusing on Rothenberg’s famous […]

William Kentridge: Five Themes

"William Kentridge: Five Themes features the most comprehensive survey to date of the films, drawings, books, prints, sculptures, and stage designs by this influential contemporary […]

The Collection and Then Some

This two-part exhibition continues with the installation of work from the permanent collection on the museum’s second floor. As Chief Curator Michael Auping puts it, […]

FOCUS: Rosson Crow

Painter and native Texan Rosson Crow‘s exhibit features her "large-scale, vivid depictions of nostalgia-laden interiors that blend aspects of history with theatricality. Interior spaces are […]

FOCUS: Jeff Elrod

To create his large, abstract canvases, Elrod begins with “frictionless drawings,” created with a computer mouse and a simple computer graphics program. He then takes […]

FOCUS: Ranjani Shettar

Shettar‘s unassuming materials and intensive handwork make her large-scale sculptural installations a must-see!!

Hubbard/Birchler: No Room to Answer

Austin-based artist duo Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler have been working together for the last 15 years to create photo and video installation works.

FOCUS: Kehinde Wiley

Since graduating from Yale in 2001, Kehinde Wiley‘s star has been on the rise, and he has even been featured on The Today Show. In […]

Martin Puryear

This thirty-year retrospective organized by MoMA features forty-five of Puryear‘s striking sculptures. Puryear will be at The Modern on April 8 to have a conversation […]

Focus: Joshua Mosley

Mosley combines "digitally photographed stop-motion puppets, a 24-inch-high bronze monument, and ink-wash painted environments."

Declaring Space

Organized by Michael Auping, Chief Curator of the Modern, and includes: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko.