Books of a Life

Harwood Museum – Taos, New Mexico – Wednesday, April 5 – Sunday, April 23, 2017 ANTHONY HASSETT: LAST EVENINGS ON EARTH I wanted to see these books – hand made, accordion books drawn graphic-novel style – that feel like a journal of a vivid, rich life. I didn’t know Hassett and just stumbled into a beautiful memorial…

Look at Me

Wall Writers, grafitti reproduction in stairwell

Who is behind street art – at the MCA – Denver – Feb 10 – May 7, 2017 It’s easy to see the new shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver – you don’t even have to be in Denver. Look around and you’ll see people passionately saying, ‘Hey, Look at Me.’  Basquiat before…

KAWS

Silhouette of Kaws sculpture at Fort Worth Modern in front of reflecting pond

What do we learn from repetition? KAWS WHERE THE END STARTS Oct 20, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017 Fort Worth – Three versions of the same image start a large exhibit of 2- and 3- dimensional work by KAWS at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.  Six different colors make three different combinations that…

Spanish Moderns

Meadows Museum, Dallas  – October 9, 2016-January 29, 2017 – History in a city like Dallas is made up. The buildings are recreations of some other time, fictions that they actually would have been built had their predecessors not been built and made famous by their beauty somewhere else. They are not structures in the vibe…