THE LATEST CULTURAL NEWS COVERING ALL ASPECTS
OF THE ARTS IN NORTH TEXAS: NE W EXHIBITS, NE W
PERFORMANCES, GALLERY OPENINGS, AND MORE.
01 AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
In addition to the on-going Souls of Black Folk
and Facing the Rising Sun, the AAM presents
Bayou Sculptors, a collection of sculptural
pieces created by artists who are native of
the Bayou area of Houston or Louisiana.
Through Dec. 31. African Amedia is a satirical
art exhibition curated by Adu that serves as
an open letter to inspire people to look past
stereotypes. Through Oct.
02 AMON CARTER MUSEUM
OF AMERICAN ART
Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American
Indian Art from the Diker Collection is on view
through Sept. 13. Opening Sept. 5, Laura
Wilson: That Day takes the viewer into the
West through photographs. Through Feb.
16. Also opening on Sept. 5, one of the
finest collections of art of the American
West is exhibited in Tales from the American
West: The Rees-Jones Collection. Through Feb.
21. Opening Sept. 12, Texas Folk Art features
the spirited work of regional artists. Through
Sept. 19, 2016. cartermuseum.org
03 ANN & GABRIEL
The Samurai Collection is the most complete
and largest museum in the world devoted
to samurai objects. The community is
invited to their weekly Lunchtime Talks
every Thursday for a discussion or lecture
by staff members and special guests.
04 CROW COLLECTION
OF ASIAN ART
India: Art, Time, Place presents Indian art
from the permanent collection through
Dec. 31. Korean sculptor Jean Shin’s
works are on view in two exhibits: Jean
Shin, Celadon Landscape through Dec. 31,
and Jean Shin: Inclusions through Jan. 3.
Fundamental and Superfluous: The Arts of
Life in China, Japan and Korea reveals the
mastery that transforms ceramic and
sculptural forms. Through Aug. 16, 2016.
Benevolence and Wisdom: New Gifts from the
Collection of Trammell and Margaret Crow
features recently donated works, through
Oct. 10. crowcollection.org
05 DALLAS CONTEMPORARY
The works of Anila Quayyum Agha’s
Intersections, Nate Lowman’s America Sneezes,
and David Salle’s Debris run through Aug.
23. Opening Sept. 20, the DC introduces
new exhibitions from artists Bani Abidi,
Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Adriana Varejao, Jason
Willaford, and Synchrodgos, through Dec.
06 DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
This museum focuses on one day
during the Holocaust—April 19, 1943.
The War Time Escape exhibit narrates the
heartwarming tale of Margret and H. A. Rey
and their escape of Nazi-occupied France
and the story of their eventual publication
of the children’s book series Curious George.
Through Spring 2016.
07 DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
On Aug. 21, the DMA welcomes NS Harsha
in a self-titled show for a site-specific mural.
Through Feb. 21, 2016. Spirit and Matter:
Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art
is one of the world’s largest private holdings
of Islamic art on view from Sept. 18,
2015–Sept. 1, 2016. Concentrations 59: Mirror
Stage—Visualizing the Self After the Internet
explores how the digital age has influenced
identity, through Dec. 6. Inca: Conquests of the
Andes is on display through Nov. 15. Image:
NS Harsha, Time and Again Upward Movement
Beautiful Beautiful (detail), 2014, acrylic and
gold foil on canvas, courtesy the Artist
and Victoria Miro, London ©NS Harsha.
Photography ©Mallikarjun Katakol.
08 GEOMETRIC MADI MUSEUM
Biennial: Origins in Geometry is a juried
competition to recognize excellence in
emerging visual artists deriving inspiration
from geometric abstraction. Artists selected
will be featured in an exhibit at the Museum
through Oct. 6. The show is juried by
Eleanor Heartney, a New York-based art
writer, cultural critic, and curator who has
been writing about art since 1981.
09 KIMBELL ART MUSEUM
In Botticelli To Braque: Masterpieces from the
National Galleries of Scotland, a collection of
55 paintings spanning a period of more
than four centuries (1490–1932) is on view.
Through Sept. 22. Kimbell Kids Drop-In