Archive for May, 2010

Art Notes

Museums RuleStart your summer with Ben Jones%26#8217; way-out, color-suffused, digital-era storytelling at The Modern, part of its %26#8220;Focus%26#8221; exhibition (hurry, ends June 6) ... While you%26#8217;re in Fort Worth, head to the Amon Carter Museum for a masterful American lensman showcased in %26#8220;Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light%26#8221; (through November 7). This tightly focused show... | Read More

Art Notes

Museums RuleStart your summer with Ben Jones%26#8217; way-out, color-suffused, digital-era storytelling at The Modern, part of its %26#8220;Focus%26#8221; exhibition (hurry, ends June 6) ... While you%26#8217;re in Fort Worth, head to the Amon Carter Museum for a masterful American lensman showcased in %26#8220;Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light%26#8221; (through November 7). This tightly focused show... | Read More

Art Notes

Museums RuleStart your summer with Ben Jones%26#8217; way-out, color-suffused, digital-era storytelling at The Modern, part of its %26#8220;Focus%26#8221; exhibition (hurry, ends June 6) ... While you%26#8217;re in Fort Worth, head to the Amon Carter Museum for a masterful American lensman showcased in %26#8220;Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light%26#8221; (through November 7). This tightly focused show... | Read More

The Dallas Opera Casts a New Character

After a search chaired by opera patron Harvey Mitchell and a glowing confirmation from The Dallas Opera%26#8217;s president, Kern Wildenthal, a resounding bravo is in order for Keith Cerny, TDO%26#8217;s newly appointed general director. Cerny (pronounced sur-nee) packs a strong business background %26#8212; he is the CEO of Sheet Music Plus and boasts an MBA from Harvard %26#8212; and a keen... | Read More

The Dallas Opera Casts a New Character

After a search chaired by opera patron Harvey Mitchell and a glowing confirmation from The Dallas Opera%26#8217;s president, Kern Wildenthal, a resounding bravo is in order for Keith Cerny, TDO%26#8217;s newly appointed general director. Cerny (pronounced sur-nee) packs a strong business background %26#8212; he is the CEO of Sheet Music Plus and boasts an MBA from Harvard %26#8212; and a keen... | Read More

The Dallas Opera Casts a New Character

After a search chaired by opera patron Harvey Mitchell and a glowing confirmation from The Dallas Opera%26#8217;s president, Kern Wildenthal, a resounding bravo is in order for Keith Cerny, TDO%26#8217;s newly appointed general director. Cerny (pronounced sur-nee) packs a strong business background %26#8212; he is the CEO of Sheet Music Plus and boasts an MBA from Harvard %26#8212; and a keen... | Read More

Art Notes

East Meets WestAt the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, two exhibitions showcase geographic, aesthetic and cultural diversity. %26#8220;Light of the Sufis: The Mystical Arts of Islam%26#8221; plunges the viewer into a voyage into the art, furniture and objects created by this historic branch of Islam. The exhibition features intriguing, even mystical fare from the 9th century to today, including... | Read More

Art Notes

East Meets WestAt the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, two exhibitions showcase geographic, aesthetic and cultural diversity. %26#8220;Light of the Sufis: The Mystical Arts of Islam%26#8221; plunges the viewer into a voyage into the art, furniture and objects created by this historic branch of Islam. The exhibition features intriguing, even mystical fare from the 9th century to today, including... | Read More

Art Notes

East Meets WestAt the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, two exhibitions showcase geographic, aesthetic and cultural diversity. %26#8220;Light of the Sufis: The Mystical Arts of Islam%26#8221; plunges the viewer into a voyage into the art, furniture and objects created by this historic branch of Islam. The exhibition features intriguing, even mystical fare from the 9th century to today, including... | Read More

What We Love Now

PaperCity magazines have been employed in an installation (by Icelandic artist Magnus Sigurdarson, who used 7,000 copies for a 2008 sculptural piece) and as inspiration (by Houston-based Thedra Cullar-Ledford, whose ball gown bore images of socialites taken straight from the pages of PaperCity). Now hometown artisan Marguerite Belkin creates a crafty wearable collar formed from our May 2010... | Read More
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