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
Opening on June 15 Walter Cotton: Texas
Folk Artist showcases the artist’s paintings
that tell stories of faith and Texas history.
Through Sept. 15. In addition to the ongoing
Souls of Black Folk and Facing the Rising Sun,
the AAM Dallas presents Bayou Sculptors, a
collection of sculptural pieces created by
artists native of the Bayou area of Houston
or Louisiana. Through Dec. 31.
02 AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF
Opening July 7, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks
of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection
showcases art of all media from tribes across
North America. Like Father, Like Son: Edward
and Brett Weston exhibits a collection of the
artists’ photographs. Through Aug. 23.
American Still Life showcases 19th and 20th
century still lifes by masters such as Georgia
O’Keeffe and Arthur Dove. Through Aug.
16. Audubon’s Beasts continues through Aug.
16, exhibiting paintings of creatures by
John James Audubon. Image: Tunic and
leggings, late 19th century, Tlingit, Chilkat,
Klukwan, Alaska, cedar bark, wool, metal
cones, courtesy American Federation of
Arts, Diker no. 795. cartermuseum.org
03 ANN & GABRIEL BARBIER-
The Samurai Collection boasts its status as
04 CROW COLLECTION
the most complete and largest museum in
the world devoted to samurai objects, and
the only venue outside of Japan to focus on
the armor of Japan’s military elite. Each
Thursday, the museum offers Lunchtime
Talks led by the staff, and Saturday Family
Days encourage kids of all ages to learn
about samurai culture through hands-on
OF ASIAN ART
Jean Shin, Celadon Landscape presents a
site-specific sculpture created with Korean
ceramic pieces by the artist. Through Dec.
31. Fundamental and Superfluous: The Arts
of Life in China, Japan and Korea explores
auspicious symbolism through objets d'art.
Through Feb. 28. At Home and at Court:
Chinese and Japanese Paintings from the Crow
Collection highlights the museum’s East
Asian paintings. Through Aug. 24. Image:
Celadon Threads: Jean Shin (b. 1971, Seoul,
Korea; lives and works in Brooklyn, NY),
digital embroidery and stitching, inkjet print
on Arches Paper, 23 x 16 in., 2008, courtesy
of the artist, SOLO impression, NY and
Cristin Tierney Gallery, NY.
05 DALLAS CONTEMPORARY
Exploring urban decay and pop culture,
Nate Lowman is a collection of the artist’s
paintings, sculptures, and installations
in his self-titled show. David Salle’s Debris
features the artist’s figurative paintings
that blend formal composition with
contemporary elements in his works that
resist classification. Through Aug. 23.
06 DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
Exhibit: The War Time Escape narrates the
heartwarming tale of Margret and H. A. Rey
and their escape of Nazi-occupied France,
and the story of their beloved children’s
book series Curious George. Upstander Speaker
Series brings Chief Rabbi of Poland and Rabbi
Michael Schudrich, to speak about the new
emergence of Polish-Jewish heritages on
the evening of June 4. An Evening with Pianist
Monda Golabek is a public performance June
07 DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
Michaël Borremans’s As sweet at it gets
exhibits the artist’s figurative paintings.
Through July 5. Exploring the evolution of
post-W WII Japanese artists’ style and Gutai
Art Association influence, Between Action
and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga
and Sadamasa Motonaga runs through July
19. Inca: Conquests of the Andes, a collection
of Andean artistry, shows through Nov. 15.
Concentrations 59: Mirror Stage–Visualizing the
Self After the Internet features an international
roster of artists whose works address the
warped perceptions of self in the digital age.
Through Dec. 6. dma.org
08 GEOMETRIC MADI MUSEUM
Layer by Layer is a collection of work from
Orna Feinstein, a renowned printmaker
turned sculptor. Exhibited through July
5. The Biennial 2015: Origins in Geometry is
a juried exhibition featuring the works of
emerging to mid-career artists. Eleanor
Heartney, a New York Art critic and