Dali: Poetrics

–  of the Small, 1929–1936 – Meadows Museum at SMU – Dallas  – September 9-January 6, 2019 Small Paintings by Salvadore Dali Portrait of a Woman: 1934 The Fish Man: 1930 Cardinal, Cardinal!: 1934 Cardinal, Cardinal!: velvet mat Gala and the Angelus: 1933 The Angelus: 1932 Spectre of the Angelus: 1934 The Ghost of Vermeer…

Memory, Mind, Matter

memory, mind, matter exhibition at SMU, Dallas

Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, TX — Eduardo Chillida — February 4 – June 3, 2018 —  Bruckner and Phillip Glass, Dallas Symphony Orchestra — February 3, 2017 How little sound can still be music? How little sound can remain in a concert hall and we, the silent audience, still hear music?  How low and few the notes keep us…

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…

Temporary Services

Plastic Tapestries

Looking at contemporary art can sometimes be like going to a movie and saying, “what did we just see?’ Confusing. And frustrating. Did the filmmaker just not give enough information or is it me? And we can feel the same way about art, but more easily assume it’s us. It’s our own lack of ability…