THE LATEST CULTURAL NEWS COVERING ALL ASPECTS
OF THE ARTS IN NORTH TEXAS: NE W EXHIBITS, NE W
PERFORMANCES, GALLERY OPENINGS, AND MORE.
01 THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
Through Dec. 31, quilts in various sizes are
on display in Quilted Sisters of Color: We Have
Come This Far, an exhibition that celebrates
the art form and its presence in the African-American tradition. Cultural identity is
brought to light through the female form
in Fresh Beginnings: LaToya M. Hobbs opening
Jan. 9 through April 30. aamdallas.org
02 AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF ART
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham
and the River examines the way our nation’s
waterways have shaped citizens’ lives
throughout the decades. Through Jan. 18.
Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry
Evans continues through Jan. 25. Fresh
Perspectives: Benito Huerta and the Collection
features a selection of the artist’s works
on paper alongside prints and watercolors
through Jan. 11. Modern Masters of the Woodcut
remains on display through Jan. 18, and
Audubon’s Beasts showcases works by famed
artist John James Audubon, Jan. 15–Aug. 2.
Image: Louis Schanker, Non-Objective, 1939,
Woodcut, 9 x 14. 5 in. © 1944 Lou Siegel
Amon Carter Museum of American Art,
Fort Worth, Texas. cartermuseum.org
03 ANN AND GABRIEL BARBIER-
SOZAI: Raw Materials of Samurai Armor
displays raw materials from precious metals
and iron to feathers and silk, which were
crafted by a team of skilled artisans to create
a full suit of armor. Through Winter 2015.
04 CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN
Garments and accessories from Japanese
designers Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto,
and Rei Kawakubo redefine the Western
conception of “chic” in The Mary Baskett
Collection of Japanese Fashion shown through
Feb. 22. Join Mary Baskett and curator
Cynthia Amneus, as well as a number of
artists and designers, for The Mary Baskett
Collection of Japanese Fashion Symposium on Jan.
31. Seeing and Believing: Krishna in the Art of
B.G. Sharma runs through March 29. Image:
Issey Miyake, Dress and Gloves, 2000/2001
Fall/Winter, nylon, polyester, polyurethane.
Collection of Mary Baskett, Cincinnati, OH.
Photo by Scott Hisey. crowcollection.org
05 DALLAS CONTEMPORARY
Alta Moda: Mario Testino celebrates traditional
and festive Peruvian fashion through Dec.
21. A self-titled exhibition, Piotr Uklanski
continues through Dec. 21, while Cassandra
Emswiler Burd’s My Dreams Will Pull You
Through This Garden State runs concurrently.
Jan. 18 marks the opening of LORIS
GRÉAUD: The Unplayed Notes Museum, in
which the artist creates all-encompassing
microcosms of which viewers become a part.
Through March 21. dallascontemporary.org
06 DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
Activism and art unite in Drawn to Action:
The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk, on display
through Jan. 31. Upstander Speakers Series:
Harry Wu provides the survivor of 19 years
in a Chinese labor camp a platform to speak
about his experiences and what we can do
to help, during his lecture held Dec. 4. An
event will be held in honor of International
Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27.
Image: Harry Wu, Courtesy of the Speaker’s
07 DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry
of Art Smith continues through Dec. 7, and
Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars continues
through Dec. 14. A diverse body of work
by the highly influential artist, Isa Genzken:
Retrospective runs through Jan. 4. Bouquets:
French Still Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse
is the first major U.S. exhibition to focus
on French floral still lifes, continuing
through Feb. 8. Selected largely from the
museum’s permanent collection, Add to,
Take Away: Artistry and Innovation in African
Textiles is shown through Aug. 23, and
Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein
Vitrine celebrates the museum’s acquisition
of the masterpiece through Oct. 18.
08 GEOMETRIC MADI MUSEUM
3/Tre/Trois: Three MADI Artists from Italy and
France features the wall sculptures of Franco
Cortese and Philippe Vacher alongside bold
prints by François Decq in an exhibition that
continues through Jan. 11. Image: François
Decq, Feuviolet2, (2009), print made 2014,
Digigraphie, 27 1/2 x 15 9/10 in.