Enjoy our first taste of the new McKinney Avenue restaurant from the folks behind Bread Winners.
New plans to redo the historic district keep it simple, stupid.
Young store owner John Piermarini has comfortably settled into the historic retail center.
Why we are still fighting over it at all?
Construction on I-635, I-35 and ... pretty much any highway in the metroplex got you down? Self-taught 19th Century artist George Caleb Bingham’s paintings of life along the Missouri River frontier will certainly provide relief. Images of “raftsmen” playing cards and lounging on riverbanks recall simpler times.
You know the work of many of the artists featured in “Mind’s Eye”—Degas, Cézanne, van Gogh, Manet—but this exhibition, organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, offers a rare chance to view these famous masters’ works on paper. “Mind’s Eye” will include more than 100 sketches, painting studies, and watercolors by 70 artists.
When such a large portion of Isa Genzken’s output is viewed at once, the result is overwhelming. The ample square footage necessary to showcase the artist’s diverse collection of mixed media sculptures and installations involves floor-to-ceiling occupation of gymnasium-sized rooms. Explorations on everything from 9-11, to capitalism, to her German roots are tackled with incomparable visual wit. Dallas is lucky to be included in an acclaimed exhibition that’s already hit Chicago and New York.
Slavs and Tatars are likely the only active art collective who limit their explorations to the murkily blending and amorphous character of culture that flourishes east of the Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China. As obscure a focus as that sounds, this “Eurasian” zone offers the group a rich source of material – from art and language, to politics and sexuality – that fuels their almost anthropological questioning of history, ideology, and identity.
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