Art Notes

Dallas Art News for October 2013

Catherine D. Anspon
October 21, 2013

Pick Four: Science hearts art at Craighead Green Gallery with Gary Schafter’s latest paintings — exquisite renderings that address the debate over cloning, while recalling the grand tradition of American realist art dating back to the 19th century (October 12 – November 16). Schafter has been earnestly painting in San Antonio for decades; his work merits a close look while also manifesting a smart conceptual bent … Also recommended: Benito Huerta’s politically charged solo, “September Song,” at William Campbell Contemporary (through October 12); the Dallas Museum of Art’s much anticipated ethereal survey for Jim Hodges, who mines mystery from simple blossoms (October 6 – January 12); and Austin-based Meredith Pardue, who also finds inspiration in the natural world, from flora to rock forms honed by rivers, at Laura Rathe Fine Art (October 12 ­­– November 17) … For more art topics and the latest tweets, follow @PaperCityCA.