Growing Up Rothko: A Famous Artist’s Son Speaks Up, Sheds Light On The Man

Growing Up Rothko: A Famous Artist’s Son Speaks Up, Sheds Light On The Man

09.03.15

This fall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the sole American venue for the retrospective of Mark Rothko (1903-1970); he and Jackson Pollock are considered the most important abstract painters of the modern era. A half-century ago, patrons Dominique and John de Menil recognized Rothko’s greatness and commissioned a series of paintings for the Read

War, Snakes and Lightning Bolts Cannot Stop Synchrodogs: Duo’s Surreal Art to Grace Dallas

09.03.15
Dallas Contemporary assistant curator Lilia Kudelia’s decision to highlight the work of Synchrodogs in an ambitious show (September 20 through December 21) is perhaps best illustrated by a short and heady visual cocktail. Read
War, Snakes and Lightning Bolts Cannot Stop Synchrodogs: Duo’s Surreal Art to Grace Dallas
Blockbuster Doubleheader: Dallas Museum of Art Gives Us Pop and Pollock

Blockbuster Doubleheader: Dallas Museum of Art Gives Us Pop and Pollock

08.29.15

I’d travel almost anywhere to see either Jackson Pollock or Pop art. But when both show concurrently in a single museum? That’s unbelievable. While Houston has Mark Rothko this fall (thanks to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Dallas delves into the under-known splendors of two important subjects. First, “International Pop” arrives at the Dallas Museum Read

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

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