Carol Roark, Interim Executive Director, Preservation Dallas, talks about the Dallas of the 1950s. In conjunction with the exhibition Flower of the Prairie: George Grosz in Dallas, May 20–August 19, 2012.
Dr. Roslyn Walker, Senior Curator of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific and The Margaret McDermott Curator of African Art, DMA, talks about a carved ivory tusk from the Clark and Frances Stillman Collection of Congo Sculpture which is now on view for the first time since entering the DMA’s collection in 1969.
Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient Art, and John Lunsford, art historian, discuss the exhibition Face to Face: International Art at the DMA. Part of the Museum's Perspectives series.
Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, DMA, explores the historical roots of Buddhism through the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, which includes important works created as early as the 2nd century and from throughout Asia— from India and Pakistan to Nepal, China, and Japan.
Kathy Windrow Galloway, Director, SMU in Italy Program and SMU in Oaxaca Program, and President, AIA Dallas-Fort Worth Society, takes a tour through the Museum's Ancient American collection discussing concepts of the world, the cosmos, and related rituals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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