3 Must-See Art Exhibits to Visit in Dallas This September
From a LACMA Organized Exhibit to a Brooklyn Painter's DebutBY Megan Ziots // 08.17.21
Peter Halley's "Wonder Park,” 2019.
Peter Halley's "Under the Light," 2021 will be at Dallas Contemporary's new exhibit.
The DMA recently acquired Naudline Pierre's "Lest You Fall," 2019. (Courtesy of the artist)
Betye Saar's "Call and Response" will be on display at Nasher Sculpture Center this fall.
From colorful paintings by emerging and renowned artists to an artistic assemblage of found objects curated by LACMA, these are three new Dallas art exhibits to see this September.
Peter Halley: CELL GRIDS
September 25 through February 2022
Painter Peter Halley‘s first Texas exhibition in nearly two decades, CELL GRIDS is a collection of 18 large-scale paintings that will be shown together for the first time at the Dallas Contemporary. Since the ’80s, Halley’s works have blurred the line between geometric abstraction and representation. This new exhibit is a focused presentation of Halley’s work over the last six years.
Naudline Pierre: What Could Be Has Not Yet Appeared
Dallas Museum of Art
September 26 through May 2022
The first solo exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based painter Naudline Pierre, this new DMA exhibit will feature the debut of five new paintings and the DMA’s recent acquisition of “Lest You Fall.” Pierre’s works portray “otherworldly narratives through depictions of supernatural beings entangled in complex scenes of struggle and intimacy.”
Betye Saar: Call and Response
Nasher Sculpture Center
September 25 through January 2022
Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), this new exhibit at the Nasher focused on Betye Saar offers the public the first opportunity to view Saar’s sketchbooks. “Call and Response” is an assemblage of found objects that address race, gender, and spirituality. Saar finds these items, such as a cot, ironing board, and birdcage, at flea markets and thrift stores.