Archive for March, 2010

A Cache of Cassatts

She was the daughter of a privileged Pennsylvania family, born in Pittsburgh two decades before the Civil War, and could have led a comfortable life of gilded-age conformity. Instead, Mary Cassatt (1844 %26#8211;%26nbsp;1926) departed for Paris, arriving amidst one of the most radical upheavals in Western art. As the most important of the American Impressionists, the expat Cassatt lived and... | Read More

A Cache of Cassatts

She was the daughter of a privileged Pennsylvania family, born in Pittsburgh two decades before the Civil War, and could have led a comfortable life of gilded-age conformity. Instead, Mary Cassatt (1844 %26#8211;%26nbsp;1926) departed for Paris, arriving amidst one of the most radical upheavals in Western art. As the most important of the American Impressionists, the expat Cassatt lived and... | Read More

Art Notes

Alien Invasion, Gone Coastal: Head to the Nasher Sculpture Center's garden for an otherworldly installation that owes more to Star Trek than it does to modern art. Ceramist Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani have collaborated on a strange, wild ride that interjects craft into nature via%26nbsp;400 cut clay objects placed into a pond in "Boolean Valley," inspired by mathematician George... | Read More

Art Notes

Alien Invasion, Gone Coastal: Head to the Nasher Sculpture Center's garden for an otherworldly installation that owes more to Star Trek than it does to modern art. Ceramist Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani have collaborated on a strange, wild ride that interjects craft into nature via%26nbsp;400 cut clay objects placed into a pond in "Boolean Valley," inspired by mathematician George... | Read More

Art Notes

Alien Invasion, Gone Coastal: Head to the Nasher Sculpture Center's garden for an otherworldly installation that owes more to Star Trek than it does to modern art. Ceramist Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani have collaborated on a strange, wild ride that interjects craft into nature via%26nbsp;400 cut clay objects placed into a pond in "Boolean Valley," inspired by mathematician George... | Read More

Awkward Moments?

%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp; Marina Abramović may be best known to the general public as the inspiration behind the performance art Carrie Bradshaw views in a "Sex and the City" episode, in which an artist lives in three boxes: sleeping, sitting, and showering while consuming nothing but water for twelve days. This original performance piece, The House With the Ocean View, is... | Read More

Awkward Moments?

%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp; Marina Abramović may be best known to the general public as the inspiration behind the performance art Carrie Bradshaw views in a "Sex and the City" episode, in which an artist lives in three boxes: sleeping, sitting, and showering while consuming nothing but water for twelve days. This original performance piece, The House With the Ocean View, is... | Read More

Awkward Moments?

%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp;%26nbsp; Marina Abramović may be best known to the general public as the inspiration behind the performance art Carrie Bradshaw views in a "Sex and the City" episode, in which an artist lives in three boxes: sleeping, sitting, and showering while consuming nothing but water for twelve days. This original performance piece, The House With the Ocean View, is... | Read More

Spring Art Black Book

To see our pics, click "Launch Slideshow" %26nbsp;Museums and InstitutionsAfrican American Museum, 3536 Grand Ave., 214.565.9026; aamdallas.org. Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817.738.1933; cartermuseum.org. Through May 16: "Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian." Through May 17: "Freedom Now: Tamarind Lithography." Through May 30: "American Moderns on Paper:... | Read More

Spring Art Black Book

To see our pics, click "Launch Slideshow" %26nbsp;Museums and InstitutionsAfrican American Museum, 3536 Grand Ave., 214.565.9026; aamdallas.org. Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817.738.1933; cartermuseum.org. Through May 16: "Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian." Through May 17: "Freedom Now: Tamarind Lithography." Through May 30: "American Moderns on Paper:... | Read More
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