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
Bayou Sculptors is a group show featuring
artists who have lived or worked in the Bayou
city of Houston, or the state of Louisiana.
The exhibition is shown in conjunction with
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades, a retrospective
held at The Nasher Sculpture Center. March
12–Dec. 31. GEMS: Black & White continues
through Feb. 28, Carroll Harris Simms is
shown through April 15, and Fresh Beginnings:
LaToya M. Hobbs runs through April 30.
02 AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF
An exhibition showcasing a selection of the
museum’s own 19th and 20th century works,
American Still Life features pieces by William
Harnett, Georgia O’Keeffe, and more. Feb.
14–Aug. 20. The masterful photographs
of Edward Weston are displayed alongside
those of his son from Feb. 21–Aug. 23
in Like Father, Like Son: Edward and Brett
Weston. Remington and Russell explores the
dissimilarities between both artists, despite
painting similar themes as contemporaries,
Feb. 28–May 24. Image: Georgia O’Keefe,
Red Cannas, 1927, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in.
03 ANN & GABRIEL
Fine materials ranging from precious
metals to rare feathers were fashioned into
traditional Samurai regalia by a team of
highly skilled artisans under the direction
of a master craftsman. These status symbols
and artistic embellishments are showcased
in SOZAI: Raw Materials of Samurai Armor
through March. samuraicollection.org
04 CROW COLLECTION OF
India, Art, Time and Place is a selection from
the museum’s permanent collection with
a focus on pieces from India, continuing
through Oct. 18. Opening Feb. 14, Benevolence
and Wisdom: New Gifts from the Collection of
Trammell and Margaret Crow features recently
donated pieces on display through Jan. 17.
A selection of paintings from China and
Japan explores the shared heritage reflected
through fine art paintings on hanging
scrolls, hand scrolls, and folding screens
in At Home and At Court, March 7–Aug. 16.
Image: Wang Wu, Peonies (detail), 1672, ink
and color on silk, 45. 47 x 58. 46 in.
05 DALLAS CONTEMPORARY
For the first time, the entirety of the Dallas
Contemporary’s gallery space is devoted
to the work of a single artist. The Unplayed
Notes Museum is a site-specific installation by
Loris Gréaud, allowing viewers the unique
opportunity to experience the artist’s vision
and exploration of the project existing
under its own authority, bending time,
apparition, and communication to its will.
Through March 21. Image: Loris Gréaud,
The Unplayed Notes Museum, 2015, courtesy of
Loris Gréaud, Gréaudstudio.
06 DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
The War Time Escape is an exhibition opening
Feb. 12 with a lecture by Louise Borden,
author of The Journey that Saved Curious
George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret
and H.A. Rey. The husband and wife team
narrowly escaped Nazi-occupied France,
also rescuing our favorite monkey as they
carried their manuscript for the famed
Curious George series. Through June 20.
Upstander Speaker Series: Michael Sam invites
the NFL’s first openly gay player to talk
about his experiences on March 26.
07 DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of
Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga explores
the two artists’s long and varied careers,
including their 18-year engagement with
Japan’s leading avant-garde group, the
Gutai Art Association. Feb. 8–July 19. From
Feb. 22–Aug. 2, Frank Bowling: Map Paintings
marks the first time in 45 years that the
entire collection of “Map Paintings” will be
shown together. Concentrations 58: Chosil Kil
runs Feb. 22–Aug. 2, followed by the U.S.
premiere of the internationally traveling
exhibition, Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets
displayed March 15–July 5. Image: Kazuo
Shiraga, Daiitokuson, 1973, Amagasaki City,
courtesy Amagasaki Cultural Center, ©
2015 Shiraga Hisao. dallasmuseumofart.org
08 GEOMETRIC MADI MUSEUM
Voyage showcases a series of works by the
recently retired chair of Texas Christian