Big Art Money: New $100,000 Prize Adds to Dallas Institution’s Grand Design, Sets a New Standard

Big Art Money: New $100,000 Prize Adds to Dallas Institution’s Grand Design, Sets a New Standard

08.27.15

It seems as if the splendidness of the collection at Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center can be matched only by its generosity. Our civic life is perpetually enhanced by the magnificent work and educational outreach that the institution offers — and its imprint is unmistakable because its exhibitions are inevitably lovely, honed and utterly irresistible. However, Read

Latin American Art’s Great Champion: The Dynamic Woman Behind the Sicardi Gallery

08.27.15

With its stunning metal-clad building — a temple to Latin American modernism if there ever was one — exquisitely sited a block from The Menil Collection, and an impressive annual presence at both Art Basel Miami Beach and New York’s Armory Show, Sicardi Gallery numbers among America’s most powerful dealers. Yet few would have predicted such an outcome 20 years ago, when an Read

Latin American Art’s Great Champion: The Dynamic Woman Behind the Sicardi Gallery
Tracing the Footsteps of Texas’ Greatest Painter — and Finding the Holy Grail in Corpus Christi

Tracing the Footsteps of Texas’ Greatest Painter — and Finding the Holy Grail in Corpus Christi

by Catherine D. Anspon
08.12.15
While James Surls, John Alexander and the late Bert Long Jr. cast long shadows in the annals of Texas art, we would argue that Dorothy Hood Read

Voyeur Art: Thrilling Show at Fort Worth’s Modern Frames Desire

08.11.15

In Dr. No, a still-sinewy Sean Connery leaps out of a beachside thicket while ogling Ursula Andress, circa 1962. She asks, “Are you looking for shells?” Connery replies, “No, just looking.” While the repartee is loaded with double entendre, it nonetheless articulates that most thrilling of human activities — looking. We wander the earth as Read

Voyeur Art: Thrilling Show at Fort Worth’s Modern Frames Desire
Dallas’ Own Brooklyn Bridge? Daring Lensmen Bring the Striking Looks of NYC to Dragon Street
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Dallas’ Own Brooklyn Bridge? Daring Lensmen Bring the Striking Looks of NYC to Dragon Street

08.08.15
There’s something metaphorically gorgeous about leaving a camera lens open for exposures lasting as long as 10 minutes. It seems to indicate that vision has become long, languorous and better informed. Read