William “Bill” Earl Ray says theater is in his genes. His grandmother was a gospel singer, his mom acted in high school, and he had an uncle they called “Mr. Do Everything” because he tap danced, acted and sang.
Gabriel Dawe spent two weeks in August scaling the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s atrium, suspending one thread at a time. The exhibition, Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34, is on view through Sept. 2, 2017.
What is an art gallery? No, really: What is an art gallery?
What is its purpose? What should it be allowed to do? Is it a fluid, flexible space to be filled with art for purchase? Art for interaction? What if that interaction is a party where drinks are served and live music is played? What makes an art gallery different from an event space? Does art only belong in a gallery?