Indigenous perspectives: ‘The Language of Beauty in African Art’ at the Kimbell Language of Beauty in African Art
More than a century ago, the western art world found a new subject of intrigue. As Europeans began heavier colonization of Africa, they began returning home with a variety of exotic art unlike anything the public had seen before.
It’s no exaggeration to say that Spirit Lodge: Mississippian Art from Spiro, on view at the DMA March 13-Aug. 7, could be the last time a show of this magnitude comes around, at least in our lifetime.
North Texas has a new ballet company, but don’t expect a production of Swan Lake or The Nutcracker. “I love those ballets; I’ve performed them as a professional,” says Diana Crowder, Artistic Director and Founder of Pegasus Contemporary Ballet.
In September, Nelson’s wish came true: She curated the DMA’s new exhibition, Naudline Pierre: What Could Be Has Not Yet Appeared, on view through May 15, 2022.
“Steam-powered anything is one of the backstories of this exhibition,” explains George Shackelford, Kimbell Art Museum’s deputy director and curator of European art, referring to the museum’s latest exhibition, Turner’s Modern World, Oct. 17-Feb. 6, 2022.
In time, a diamond is created. Incidentally, as Fort Worth Opera steps into its 75th season in the wake of a pandemic, the Diamond Anniversary designation is perhaps more appropriate than ever imagined.
Think of the image that comes to your mind when “Buddha” is mentioned.
Ask any leader of an arts organization what life has been like during the past year, and most will probably swear it has been one of the most demanding times of their lives.