Archive for February, 2010

And the Winner Is …

One of the inspiring stories arising from last month%26#8217;s Dallas Art Fair was authored by Sotheby%26#8217;s, one of the Fair%26#8217;s patron sponsors. Sotheby%26#8217;s Dallas associate Eve Reid, who also chaired the Preview Gala, proposed a competition for students of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. %26#8220;I wanted to%26nbsp;ensure the opening... | Read More

And the Winner Is …

One of the inspiring stories arising from last month%26#8217;s Dallas Art Fair was authored by Sotheby%26#8217;s, one of the Fair%26#8217;s patron sponsors. Sotheby%26#8217;s Dallas associate Eve Reid, who also chaired the Preview Gala, proposed a competition for students of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. %26#8220;I wanted to%26nbsp;ensure the opening... | Read More

Normandy Invasion

The mid-19th century was a time of extraordinary social and artistic transformation. One of the epicenters of invention was France, where a pivotal seaside region forever altered the history of art. Now the Dallas Museum of Art mounts %26#8220;The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850 %26#8211; 1874%26#8221; (through May 23), probing this under-known... | Read More

Normandy Invasion

The mid-19th century was a time of extraordinary social and artistic transformation. One of the epicenters of invention was France, where a pivotal seaside region forever altered the history of art. Now the Dallas Museum of Art mounts %26#8220;The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850 %26#8211; 1874%26#8221; (through May 23), probing this under-known... | Read More

Normandy Invasion

The mid-19th century was a time of extraordinary social and artistic transformation. One of the epicenters of invention was France, where a pivotal seaside region forever altered the history of art. Now the Dallas Museum of Art mounts %26#8220;The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850 %26#8211; 1874%26#8221; (through May 23), probing this under-known... | Read More

A Memorable Monarchy at the Meadows

Move over, Medicis. Step aside, Nicholas and Alexandra. Spanish monarch Charles IV has his day when the Meadows Museum mounts %26#8220;Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector,%26#8221; billed as the world%26#8217;s first exhibition devoted to this mega-collector and his wife, Queen Maria Luisa. Their double-decade reign, 1788 to 1808, coincided with the... | Read More

A Memorable Monarchy at the Meadows

Move over, Medicis. Step aside, Nicholas and Alexandra. Spanish monarch Charles IV has his day when the Meadows Museum mounts %26#8220;Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector,%26#8221; billed as the world%26#8217;s first exhibition devoted to this mega-collector and his wife, Queen Maria Luisa. Their double-decade reign, 1788 to 1808, coincided with the... | Read More

A Memorable Monarchy at the Meadows

Move over, Medicis. Step aside, Nicholas and Alexandra. Spanish monarch Charles IV has his day when the Meadows Museum mounts %26#8220;Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector,%26#8221; billed as the world%26#8217;s first exhibition devoted to this mega-collector and his wife, Queen Maria Luisa. Their double-decade reign, 1788 to 1808, coincided with the... | Read More

A Psychedelic Sensibility

One of the most way-out shows this spring is as close as the Alamo City, when the San Antonio Museum of Art rolls out the hallucinogenic experience %26#8220;Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s.%26#8221; SAMA curator David S. Rubin takes us on a dizzying, decades-spanning, Day-Glo whirl, from %26#8216;60s Op to contemporary art-making practice. The touring exhibition, which goes... | Read More

A Psychedelic Sensibility

One of the most way-out shows this spring is as close as the Alamo City, when the San Antonio Museum of Art rolls out the hallucinogenic experience %26#8220;Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s.%26#8221; SAMA curator David S. Rubin takes us on a dizzying, decades-spanning, Day-Glo whirl, from %26#8216;60s Op to contemporary art-making practice. The touring exhibition, which goes... | Read More
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