Gallery Talks

Informal discussions with DMA staff, artists, and local scholars about the Museum's collections and exhibitions .

Encountering Space and Exploring the Center for Creative Connections

C3 Visiting Artist Rebecca Carter talks about objects and themes inEncountering Space in addition to her own projects. Carter’s works explore states of intimacy and alienation as they shift through reading, touch, and other states of reception. She engages processes of appropriation, tracing, erasing, reconstructing, and the performative in various media.

June 29, 2011

Art of the Silk Road

Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, DMA, leads a tour of the Silk Road installation on view in the Museum’s Level 3 galleries. The fabled Silk Road was a network of trade routes that crossed Eurasia from China and Japan to Europe and the Mediterranean world. A variety of works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collections illustrate how this great route of communications developed.

Perspectives: Christian Schumann

DMA curator Jeffrey Grove, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, joins the artist Christian Schumann for a conversation about his work, which incorporates text, biomorphic shapes, and diagrams to create canvases that “rumble with the energy and look of urban life.” Schumann’s work Nomads is in the DMA collection.

March 16, 2011

Perspectives: Michael Corris

Michael Corris, Chair of the Division of Art, Southern Methodist University, joins Jeffrey Grove, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, DMA, providing  insight into works in the DMA exhibition Re-Seeing the Contemporary: Selected from the Collection, including those of Joseph Kosuth, John Baldessari, Gerhard Richter, Jasper Johns, and Donald Judd.  Corris was a member of the pioneering conceptual art group Art and Language.

February 16, 2011

An Enduring Legacy: New Acquisitions at the Dallas Museum of Art

Heather MacDonald, The Lillian and James H. Clark Associate Curator of European Art, discusses recent McDermott Art Fund purchases:  Yellow Roses in a Vase by  Gustave Caillebotte, Comblat-le-Château, the Meadow (Le Pré), Opus 161 by Paul Signac; Chestnut Trees, a Cartoon for a Tiffany Stained-Glass Window by Eduard Vuillard; and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Four Wooden Sculptures (Vier Holzplastiken).

June 2, 2010