Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

(817) 738-9215

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, TX 76110


FOCUS: Kamrooz Aram

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

March 31 - June 17, 2018

"Spanning painting, sculpture, collage, and installation, Kamrooz Aram's work investigates the complex relationship between Western modernism and classical non-Western art. By highlighting their formal connections, he reveals the typically downplayed role that non-Western art and design have had in the development of modernism and its drive toward abstraction."


FOCUS: Nina Chanel Abney

An exhibition featuring paintings by artist Nina Chanel Abney. The pieces in the show touch on pop culture, world events, sexuality, race, police brutality and art...

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FOCUS: Katherine Bradford

A show of works by Brooklyn-based artist Katherine Bradford. The artist’s textured paintings depict swimmers, ships, and other traditional subjects.

Graduate Student Lecture Program

“The Graduate Student Lecture Program provides the opportunity to hear area graduate students in art and art history discuss works on view at the Modern....

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Fall 2017

The Fort Worth Modern’s Fall 2017 Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture series features conversations with artists, professors, sociologists, and more.

Misty Keasler: Haunt

A show of photographs by Misty Keasler. The exhibition features Keasler’s series Haunt, which documents the exteriors, interiors, and characters of haunted houses across America.

Doug Aitken: Electric Earth

A show of works by artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken. The exhibition is comprised of four large-scale film installations, sculptures, and photographs that span the artist’s...

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FOCUS: Katherine Bernhardt

A show of paintings by artist Katherine Bernhardt. Bernhardt’s works often reference consumer culture and depict everyday objects in a flat, gestural style.

Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings

A show of Donald Sultan’s Disaster Paintings series. Many of this works in this series depict “robust, man-made structures, such as factories and train cars, that exhibit...

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FOCUS: Stanley Whitney

A show of works by abstract painter Stanley Whitney. The artist is known for his paintings of uneven, multicolored grids and blocks of color.

KAWS: Where the End Starts

A show of works by Brooklyn artist KAWS. The exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, toys, and street art interventions that span KAWS’ career. The exhibition is organized by Andrea...

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FOCUS: Lorna Simpson

An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Lorna Simpson. This show includes Simpson’s recent paintings that manipulate found imagery from magazines to comment on gender and race...

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Thomas Demand: FOCUS

 An exhibition of photographs by Thomas Demand. The works in the show document political and historical narratives of the United States.

FOCUS: Glenn Kaino

An exhibition of works by artist Glenn Kaino. The artist is versitile with his use of materials, paying close attention to the ideas and histories they communicate.

Frank Stella: A Retrospective

A comprehensive survey of works from Frank Stella’s career, including paintings, reliefs, sculpture, and drawings. This show is co-organized with the Whitney Museum of American Art...

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Focus: Joyce Pensato

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Joyce Pensato. In her work, she utilizes cartoon characters as her jumping off point and “transforms these characters...

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Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

An exhibition of works spanning the artist’s 14-year career. Inspired by the tradition of portraiture, Wiley’s paintings use patterning and decoration to raise issues of class,...

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Mistaken for Strangers

A screening of the documentary film “Mistaken For Strangers” following the indie-rock band The National along their biggest tour and focusing on lead singer Matt...

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Larry Clark’s seminal 1995 film, 20 years on.

Laurie Simmons

A lecture with New York-based artist and filmmaker Laurie Simmons, whose large-scale, black-and-white photograph Walking House was recently acquired by the Modern and is featured...

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Mario García Torres

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...

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The Modern Lecture Series

A series of free lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics–presented each Tuesday evening at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth through...

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Framing Desire: Photography and Video

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,...

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