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Sunday, 07.02.17
PaperCity Magazine
Roni Horn's solo at the Nasher marks her first U.S. exhibition since 2010 and the first in America devoted solely to her glass works.
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Saturday, 07.01.17
PaperCity Magazine
You don't have to jet to Indio to partake in festival life: The creative minds at the Nasher Sculpture Center have styled The Great Create as Coachella for mini-me's.
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Thursday, 06.15.17
Arts + Culture TX
Roni Horn is the artist’s first museum exhibition in the U.S. since 2010, and this is the first time the Center has installed artworks of this scale.
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Monday, 05.01.17
PaperCity Magazine
After a year's worth of events around the world, from Dallas to Mexico City to Berlin, the second annual Nasher Prize was awarded to French artist Pierre Huyghe during a starry gala held in the Nasher Sculpture Center Garden.
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Saturday, 04.08.17
Artnet
Down in Texas on April 1, in a foliage-draped tent inspired by his work, Pierre Huyghe was honored at the Nasher Sculpture Center with the 2017 Nasher Prize.
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Sunday, 03.26.17
The Dallas Morning News
If you thought that the Nasher Prize for Sculpture would go to an artist who sculpts objects that sit on pedestals or stand still, think again.
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Tuesday, 02.28.17
The Huffington Post
Strikingly physical in the sheer force of their presence, Serra’s pieces are primarily focused on large-scale work, usually site-specific works relating to their surrounding architectural and urban landscape setting.
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Monday, 02.27.17
Dallas Observer
It’s doubtful that the Nasher Sculpture Center had ever been the site of a multi-religious prayer ceremony prior to Monday night, but the world renowned institution is thankfully taking chances on a lot of things that might not be typical museum fare with its recent Artist Circle installments.
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Sunday, 02.19.17
Theater Jones
In the Soundings: New Music at the Nasher series, Boris Berman breathlessly performs the entirety of John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes.
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Friday, 02.10.17
The Dallas Morning News
Benglis will be in Dallas at the Nasher Sculpture Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, as part of a panel discussion on female representation within the arts titled "Off the Pedestal: Women Artists in Art Museums".
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Wednesday, 02.01.17
Patron Magazine
When the Nasher Sculpture Center set out to award an international sculpture prize to the most groundbreaking artists advancing the medium today, they certainly meant business.
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Sunday, 12.18.16
Theater Jones
The Nasher's Soundings season is off to an excellent start with a Yellow Barn concert with interesting themes.
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Friday, 12.16.16
The Dallas Morning News
A provocative, even erotic, musical mix in the Nasher's Soundings series.
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Thursday, 12.01.16
PaperCity Magazine
Christina Geyer on Donald Fowler, the new Director of Retail at the Nasher Store.
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Thursday, 12.01.16
Patron Magazine
The 2016-2017 Soundings: New Music at the Nasher lineup is brilliant, replete with its first-ever Composer-in-Residence.
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Thursday, 12.01.16
Patron Magazine
Christen Wilson talks about the importance of the Nasher Prize.
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Tuesday, 11.01.16
art ltd.
Employing props, costumes, and other movie collectibles, the LA artist deconstructs presidential elections, gender relations, and the mechanisms of cultural desire.
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Monday, 09.26.16
The New York Times
The French artist Pierre Huyghe, who has stretched the concept of sculpture’s stability in recent years by making work with decidedly unstable elements like bees, spiders, horseshoe crabs and artificial snowstorms, has won the Nasher Prize, an award created by the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas to draw attention to the work of the most influential contemporary sculptors.
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Friday, 07.01.16
ArtDesk
The acclaimed contemporary sculptor's remarkable self-titled exhibition opened in May and continues through August 21, 2016
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Thursday, 06.09.16
The Modern Art Notes Podcast
Joel Shaprio’s newest immersive installation is now on view in an eponymous exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas that also includes works on paper and Shapiros from the Nasher’s collection.
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Thursday, 06.02.16
The Dallas Morning News
Danielle Avram writes on Mai-Thu Perret: "Nasher exhibit's female guerilla fighters paer of a merging of modernism, feminism."
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Monday, 05.09.16
Artforum
The work demonstrates Perret’s skill in using charged material to produce objects and environments that attract and repel, vibrating on the edge of life.
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Sunday, 05.01.16
Frieze
Aram Moshayedi writes on what Piero Golia's Chalet project reveals about private and public social spaces for artists.
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Friday, 04.01.16
Patron Magazine
Diana Al-Hadid, Melvin Edwards, and Eva Rothschild discuss contemporary sculpture and the selection of Doris Salcedo as the inaugural Nasher Prize recipient.
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Thursday, 03.24.16
Arts + Culture Texas
The downstairs gallery space at the Nasher Sculpture Center has been transformed into a kind of theatrical stage, obliging visitors to take part in the action by walking through an art installation contemplating the mise-en-scène.
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Monday, 02.22.16
Cultured Magazine
Catherine Marcus Rose and Jennifer Eagle usher in the Nasher Sculpture Center's new prize.
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Wednesday, 02.03.16
KERA Art + Seek
The Nasher Sculpture Center has an artwork that actually makes it hard to see much of anything. That’s because it surrounds you with fog. It’s part of the first solo show in the US by Belgian artist Ann Veronica Janssens.
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Monday, 02.01.16
Patron Magazine
Loss and trauma define the oeuvre of Doris Salcedo, the inaugural Nahser Prize recipient, whose groundbreaking works bear witness to political violence in the Colombian homeland and around the globe.
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Monday, 02.01.16
W Magazine
Is the artist Alex Israel Hollywood’s most clever critic? Or its biggest fan?
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Friday, 01.01.16
Art In America
Michael Corris writes on Dallas' need to cultivate a sustainable environment for emerging artists.
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Sunday, 12.20.15
KERA Art + Seek
Jed Morse, chief curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center, received an elaborately packaged item last week in the mail. He wasn’t surprised. He wasn’t even surprised when, inside, he found — a single potato.
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Monday, 12.14.15
D Magazine
The Soundings chamber music series, now in its sixth season of presenting not just new music but new ways of hearing music, continued its mission Saturday night with a concert featuring the world premiere of what will undoubtedly be a major addition to the concert repertoire of the harp.
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Tuesday, 12.01.15
Cultured Magazine
Inaugural Nasher Prize winner Doris Salcedo is featured in Cultured Magazine's The Twenty Five, produced by Janelle Zara.
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Monday, 11.30.15
Mindfood
Texas is known for many things: Southern hospitality, a Wild West identity and booming business, from oil to technology. But the arts culture that’s been brewing beneath the surface has only recently broken into the global spotlight. Now Texas is making a scene – and the world is watching.
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Wednesday, 11.18.15
Dallas Observer
You’ve arrived at Golia’s Chalet Dallas. The gallery has been architecturally transformed into a luxurious space. A modest number of grand artworks are found in the room. A Pierre Huyghe aquarium, complete with a floating sculptural rock and a hermit crab in a silver shell, fills the space with the tranquil sound of flowing water.
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Friday, 11.13.15
The Dallas Morning News
At the Nasher Sculpture Center, that help comes from an unlikely source, Patricia Ann Jackson, a native Dallasite who has worked as a guard at the museum for the last three years, mostly in the lower-level gallery, where she has gained a devoted following for her considerable charm and perspicacious, if idiosyncratic, commentary.
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Sunday, 11.01.15
FD
Why Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo—winner of the first Nasher Prize—matters.
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Sunday, 11.01.15
PaperCity
Italian conceptual artist Piero Golia is recalibrating the city's communal vibe in a hip way that shows an acute understanding of contemporary culture.
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Monday, 10.19.15
ARTDESK
With the advent of the public artist, "social practice," also known as "social sculpture," is a growing medium for creators of places, ideas, and installations, all designed to improve the lot for the rest of us. In North America, Rick Lowe of Texas is its patron saint.
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Thursday, 10.01.15
The New York Times
Doris Salcedo is the first winner of the Nasher Prize, a new, annual $100,000 award created by the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas in recognition of an artist’s influence in the field of sculpture.
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Wednesday, 09.30.15
Artforum
Bogotá-based artist Doris Salcedo is the inaugural winner of the Nasher Prize, a newly founded, $100,000 international award for sculpture launched by the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Tuesday, 09.29.15
FD
How the Nasher Sculpture Center's six-figure salute to an art form just put sculpture - and Dallas - firmly on the world stage.
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Tuesday, 09.29.15
FD
Artist Piero Golia's tool to build community at the Nasher Sculpture Center is unlike anything you've ever seen - or experienced.
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Tuesday, 09.01.15
Apollo Magazine
Few artists can match Giuseppe Penone in his deep understanding of artistic materials. The Italian sculptor tells Apollo how he has learnt through touch and repetition.
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Saturday, 08.01.15
Texas Architect
This October, artist Piero Golia will reinterpret "Chalet Hollywood" in the Nasher Sculpture Center. Assistant Curator Leigh Arnold interviews Piero Golia and Edwin Chan leading up to the exhibition.
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Saturday, 08.01.15
1530 Main
Known for her outsized sculptures that fill whatever space they inhabit, there was some question of how the British artist Phyllida Barlow would occupy the pristine Nasher Sculpture Center for her current show, tryst, which opened at the end of May.
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Sunday, 07.05.15
Visual Art Source
Phyllida Barlow's mammoth site specific installation, “Tryst,” dominates the galleries in what is quite possibly the most ambitious exhibition presented here to date.
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Wednesday, 07.01.15
Rachel Harrison: Gloria
An essay by Johanna Burton from the catalog for Rachel Harrison's recent exhibition, Gloria.
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Friday, 06.26.15
Art Forum
In her playful installation at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Barlow describes her approach as being analogous to a ship in a bottle—the proverbial bottle in this case being Renzo Piano’s graciously elegant architecture.
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Monday, 06.01.15
Dallas Modern Luxury
Renowned British sculptor Phyllida Barlow invades the Nasher Sculpture Center's galleries with six revolutionary installations.
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Saturday, 05.30.15
Theater Jones
The final Soundings concert of the Nasher Sculpture Center season featured a luminous performance of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, plus Brecht and Weill.
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Thursday, 04.02.15
The New York Times
There is no shortage of prizes in the art world, but few specifically recognize sculpture. That will change, a bit, on Thursday with the announcement of the Nasher Prize, an honor that comes with a $100,000 award.
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Sunday, 03.01.15
Arts + Culture Texas
The Nasher Sculpture Center has organized the first major retrospective of his large body of work in more than 20 years, bringing together not only the Lynch Fragments, but also pieces representative of his entire artistic range.
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Thursday, 02.05.15
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In 1988, New York Times art critic Michael Brenson cited Melvin Edwards as “one of the best American sculptors...[and] one of the least well known.” Nothing has changed.
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Sunday, 02.01.15
Surface Magazine
The sculptor, whose retrospective “Five Decades” is currently on view at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas (through May 10), discusses his creative process from his Hudson Valley home.
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Sunday, 02.01.15
Patron
A trip to view the world-renowned art at the Nasher Sculpture Center is a must for any resident or globetrotter. The Nasher Store is the bonus. Always a stop-by for great finds, this small, highly edited shop at the entrance of the museum culls the best from artists and artisans, and many are from the area.
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Friday, 01.30.15
The Dallas Morning News
Standing in the center of the main gallery at the Nasher Sculpture Center is a sculpture made of steel, one that carries a story. “I call it The Lifted X,” says Melvin Edwards, whose retrospective, “Five Decades,” opens at the Nasher Center Saturday.
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Tuesday, 12.30.14
Hyperallergic
On the hunt for one of Emmanuel Fremiet’s cat bronzes? Want to play a game on Man Ray’s chess set? Curious to know which state has the most Louise Bourgeois sculptures? (It’s New York, hands down.) All these pressing queries and more will be answered thanks to the French Sculpture Census, an initiative to catalogue every single sculpture by a French artist in a US cultural institution or collection.
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Friday, 12.26.14
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The local art scene in 2014 was richly rewarding, experimental, collaborative, global in scope and history, and loudly defended. Sounds fractious, but it was all good. Here is short list of the most rewarding efforts, in order of preference.
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Wednesday, 12.24.14
D Front Row
In a smallish hall in the basement of the Nasher Sculpture Center, cellist Alisa Weilerstein gave an incredibly captivating performance this November as part of the museum's series Soundings: New Music at the Nasher.
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Monday, 12.01.14
Arts + Culture Texas
On the south side of the Nasher Sculpture Center, facing Flora Street, an intimate gallery serves as temporary host to Sightings: Anna-Bella Papp, the first solo museum exhibition of this Romanian-born artist who lives and works in Rome.
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Tuesday, 10.28.14
Glasstire
Thomas Heatherwick’s name is attached to the London-based architecture and design firm he founded in the 1990s, but, as he describes the process in the introduction to the 600-page book that accompanies the show, the projects the studio undertakes are all collaborative. Nothing is done solo.
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Monday, 09.22.14
The Dallas Morning News
The blank page. For the creative professional, its limitless potential may appear either inspiring or debilitating — sometimes both. How do I begin? How do I conjure something from nothing when anything is possible?
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Saturday, 09.13.14
W Magazine
On September 13th, the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas presents “Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio”—the first stateside retrospective of renowned British designer Thomas Heatherwick.
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Sunday, 08.31.14
FD Luxe
The buildings are like the harebrained schemes of imaginative children: exteriors that seem covered in toothpicks and drawbridges that coil into the shapes of snails. The furniture and design objects are like the confections of a candy- or toymaker: metal benches that recall saltwater taffy and chairs that can spin like outsized tops. Such are the makings of Heatherwick Studio.
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Sunday, 04.20.14
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Artist Bettina Pousttchi studies American car culture and puts the petal to the medal for her exhibit at the Nasher.
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Tuesday, 03.04.14
Houston Chronicle
Rick Lowe, the Houston "social sculptor" whose medium is people, has been named the first artist-in-residence of Dallas' Nasher Sculpture Center.
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Sunday, 02.09.14
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A unique retrospective of renowned artists David Bates' paintings, sculptures and drawings fills two museums.
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Saturday, 02.01.14
Modern Luxury
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and Dallas' Nasher Sculpture Center offer art lovers two points of view with a joint exhibition of David Bates oeuvre.
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Thursday, 01.02.14
Wall Street Journal
If sensational exhibition titles (such as “Treasures of…” are meant to lure us into museums, unassuming ones may also occasionally keep us at bay. I hope that’s not the case with an astonishingly beautiful exhibition now on view at the Nasher Sculpture Center here. “Return to Earth: Ceramic Sculpture of Fontana, Melotti, Miro, Noguchi, and Picasso, 1943-1963” consists of five miniature retrospectives of artists who worked in a variety of mediums, focusing on their work in ceramics.
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Thursday, 12.26.13
Dallas Observer
In 2013, there was so much art in Dallas that it couldn't stay within the four walls of exhibition halls; the Nasher Sculpture Center placed public art all over the city as part of its Xchange program. And the entire Arts District was home to the one-night-only illuminated art exhibit Aurora.
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Tuesday, 12.24.13
D Magazine
The Nasher Sculpture Center pulled off Nasher XChange (and celebrated its ten year anniversary). The public art initiative features ten newly commissioned works of art by ten local and international artists and art collectives at ten different sites.
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Thursday, 12.19.13
Fort Worth Star Telegram
“Nasher XChange,” Nasher Sculpture Centre, through Feb. 16. This celebratory experiment to mark the Nasher’s 10th anniversary certainly isn’t the prettiest or most even of exhibitions. It is ragged, sometimes sublime and other times silly, but it is successful because of the risk involved.
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Tuesday, 12.03.13
Glasstire
Renzo Piano’s new building for the Kimbell Art Museum opened November 22nd to great acclaim and lots of fanfare, publicity, and eventing. His presence in Texas is manifest—The Menil Collection Museum building and Cy Twombly Pavillion in Houston, the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, and now the Piano Pavillion in Fort Worth joins Louis Kahn’s revered main building of the Kimbell.
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Saturday, 11.23.13
Bachtrack
This weekend, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination, barely a mile from the present-day Arts District, of US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
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Wednesday, 11.20.13
Art & Seek
He may be an architect, but Renzo Piano attracted crowds like a rock star during his visit to North Texas this week. Around 2,800 people packed Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth Tuesday night to see one of the world’s most sought-after architects. And Wednesday, Renzo Piano did it again, selling out the 225-seat Nasher Salon Series in Dallas.
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Sunday, 11.10.13
The Dallas Morning News
The Nasher Sculpture Center is celebrating its first decade in a grandly generous manner that founding patrons Patsy and Raymond Nasher would surely endorse. Its Nasher XChange project has seeded locations in the Dallas area—both well known and very obscure—with art.
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Sunday, 11.03.13
Arts and Culture
This month across Texas, performing arts organizations are offering new works and classic favorites to commemorate the 50th anniversary of JFK assassination, and celebrate the life of the young president from Massachusetts who so captivated the country. As the Kennedys opened their doors to renowned musicians, opera singers, and conductors, it seems fitting to honor a fallen President with music.
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Sunday, 11.03.13
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Nasher Sculpture Center’s commemorative project is as much about its far-flung Dallas settings as it is about the works that will draw viewers to them.
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Friday, 11.01.13
The Dallas Morning News
One of the 10 remarkable “Nasher XChange” projects can be found in a pavilion designed by New York Artist Alfredo Jaar in the Nasher Sculpture Center’s outdoor garde. The piece called Music (Everything I Know I Learned the Day My Son Was Born), features recordings of the first cries of babies born in Dallas.
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Thursday, 10.31.13
Women’s Wear Daily
There’s a simulated fountain of money at NorthPark Center and a great mound of earth about nine miles south that have something in common: They are two of the 10 artworks commissioned to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Nasher Sculpture Center.
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Wednesday, 10.30.13
Art in America
Everything sprawls in Dallas, and the Nasher Sculpture Center's 10th-anniversary exhibition, "Nasher XChange," is even livelier and more capacious than a rodeo. The show is scattered over the length and breadth of the city among all socio-economic and ethnic enclaves (through Feb. 16, 2014).
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Sunday, 10.27.13
Real Clear Arts
Dallas likes to think of itself as an arts city, what with the growing Dallas Arts District, which includes the Dallas Art Museum, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, the Dallas Opera, the Texas Ballet Theaters, and much more.
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Sunday, 10.27.13
Denton Record-Chronicle
About 500 people turned out Oct. 19 to help Denton’s Good/Bad Art Collective create a 28 minute infomercial, Curtains, that will air locally and nationally in late November.
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Friday, 10.25.13
New York Times
A LOT of museums celebrate important anniversaries with special exhibitions in their galleries, but not the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas. For its 10th year, it is going much bigger — to all of Dallas. It has commissioned 10 public sculptures by 10 artists at 10 diverse locations around the 385-square-mile city, all on view as of Oct. 19
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Friday, 10.25.13
Dallas Voice
When the Nasher Sculpture Center announced early this year that it would commemorate its 10th anniversary with Nasher XChange a citywide, 10-site art project — the only museum-sponsored event ever of its kind in the U.S. — it was met with raves for its ambition. Now that the project has officially opened, it can be fairly called a worthy and wonderful idea, even though individual projects do not fulfill the early promise.
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Thursday, 10.24.13
Glasstire
Last Saturday, The Nasher Sculpture Center arranged to have media and VIPs tour the sites of the Dallas-wide Nasher XChange public art exhibit. We rode around visiting 8 of 10 sites in three tour buses.
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Wednesday, 10.23.13
Art & Seek
“A poetic gift to the community:” D magazine profiles Rick Lowe, an artist on a mission to change one of Dallas‘ worst neighborhoods for the better. Lowe’s project, Trans.lation: Vickery Meadow is part of Nasher XChange, in which 10 artists have installed 10 pieces of public art across Dallas. ?Lowe‘s contribution is to help the residents of Vickery Meadow—a diverse community located less than a mile from NorthPark Center, one that includes 35,000 immigrants and refugees from more than 120 countries—organize a pop-up outdoor marketplace. That is his installation, the magazine reports.
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Tuesday, 10.22.13
The Dallas Morning News
Vicki Meek of Dallas describes herself as a visual arts activist. Indeed, she frequently uses her creative hands and vision to arouse memories of and emotions about significant experiences and historical nuggets important to local and national black history and culture.
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Monday, 10.21.13
CultureMap Dallas
As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, the Nasher Sculpture Center officially unveiled the 10 works from its Nasher Xchange program on October 19. The 10 works by 10 different artists are located in 10 different spots around Dallas, the first citywide museum-organized public art exhibition to ever occur in the United States.
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Saturday, 10.19.13
NBC DFW
The Nasher Sculpture Center is unveiling 10 public sculptures placed throughout the city of Dallas. The museum is marking its 10th anniversary this year by commissioning the works. The exhibition of sculptures, called "Nasher XChange," is being unveiled Saturday. The works will be on display through Feb. 16.
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Friday, 10.18.13
CBS DFW
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center is presenting a city-wide exhibition, Nasher XChange. This art exhibition consists of 10 newly-commissioned public sculptures by contemporary artists at sites throughout the city of Dallas. Director of the Nasher Sculpture Center, Jeremy Strick, shared with CBS 11News why they are breaking out of the museum.
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Friday, 10.18.13
Art & Seek
One of the biggest art shows of the fall might be taking place in your neighborhood. That’s because 10 public artworks commissioned by the Nasher Sculpture Center will be open to the public beginning Saturday. It’s part of an effort for the Nasher to have an impact beyond its downtown space.
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Thursday, 10.17.13
D Magazine
This Saturday the much-anticipated Nasher XChange exhibition opens at locations around Dallas. The show is one part of an unprecedented and enormous number of new works of public art opening in Dallas this weekend. The Nasher’s project, however, is a singular achievement, both in terms of the stature of the artists involved and the variety and number of locations around Dallas that will be included.
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Sunday, 10.13.13
The Dallas Morning News
Saturday is a big day in the history of the Nasher Sculpture Center. The arts district anchor is celebrating its 10th anniversary by launching what its director Jeremy Strick calls the first citywide, museum-organized art exhibition in the country.
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Wednesday, 10.09.13
Dallas Observer
He created the Nasher's gorgeous housing. (Yes, the one currently getting melanoma from Museum Tower's death ray.) He designed the Kimbell's sexy new wing. He's even been called a "starchitect" -- a side effect from winning the acclaimed Pritzker Prize. And for the Nasher's 10-year anniversary, super stud structure designer Renzo Piano will speak at NasherSalon on Wednesday, November 20, at 2 p.m.
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Tuesday, 10.01.13
FD Luxe Magazine
The Nasher Sculpture Center’s transformative director lives like the works: quietly, yet speaking volumes. One intellectual makes her case.
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Saturday, 09.28.13
DFW.com
“Return to Earth: Ceramic Sculpture of Fontana, Melotti, Miró, Noguchi, and Picasso, 1943-1963” contains more than 70 works created during the post-World War II years, from 1943 to 1963. Responding to the upheaval the artists had witnessed and personally experienced during the war, they found a great release of pent-up emotion when they turned to working in clay.
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Saturday, 09.21.13
Culture Map Dallas
There’s no denying the Nasher Sculpture Center is marking its 10th anniversary in an extraordinary way. In addition to the city-beautifying Xchange program, the museum is making its birthday more engaging for sculpture aficionados with “Return to Earth,” a rare opportunity to view ceramic works by some of the 20th century's most significant artists.
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Thursday, 08.29.13
Dallas Observer
The Nasher Sculpture Center has announced that New York-based artist Rachel Harrison will design the tenth and final project in the Nasher XChange, the first museum-organized, citywide art exhibition in the country, running from October 19 through February 16, 2014.
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Thursday, 08.22.13
art & seek
It’s only fitting that the Nasher Sculpture Center would commission one of its XChange projects for NorthPark Center. Ray Nasher no doubt earned a tidy sum on the shopping center he built, which surely provided some of the money to buy all that art that eventually became the Nasher Sculpture Center.
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Monday, 08.19.13
art & seek
Vicki Meek is probably best known locally as the manager of the South Dallas Cultural Center. But she’s also an accomplished artist in her own right. And as such, she’s been chosen by the Nasher Sculpture Center to produce one of the 10 projects that will make up its XChange series this fall.
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Thursday, 08.01.13
FD Luxe Magazine
Just in time for the Nasher Sculpture Center’s big birthday, the notorious Good/Bad Art Collective is working together again—after a rather long hiatus. You’ve been warned.
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Saturday, 07.27.13
GuideLive
Sloan Harper Elolf lay sleeping in her mother’s arms Friday afternoon, oblivious to the hubbub going on around her. It’s that way when you’re a newborn. Sloan was born at 12:29 a.m. Friday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, weighing in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces.
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Wednesday, 07.24.13
CultureMap Dallas
The Nasher Sculpture Center has commissioned artist Liz Larner to create an original piece for the University of Texas at Dallas as part of Nasher Xchange. Larner's is the fourth sculpture announced in the 10-piece 10th anniversary series, which opens in fall 2013.
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Sunday, 07.07.13
Glasstire
In celebration of its 10th anniversary in October, the Nasher Sculpture Center announced that it has commissioned ten public art works at ten diverse sites throughout Dallas. While they have released the names of the ten artists, specific project plans are being announced one at a time throughout the summer.
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Monday, 06.24.13
FrontRow
The Nasher Sculpture Center has slowly begun to unveil the ten public art projects that have been commissioned as part of the museum’s tenth anniversary celebration. Each Friday for the past two weeks, the Nasher has announced the proposed location artists have chosen for their work. What is still unclear, though, is just what shape the final forms of the artworks will take.
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Saturday, 06.15.13
Dallas Morning News
Children released pigeons at Dallas’ Trinity River Audubon Center on Friday after the announcement that the Nasher Sculpture Center had commissioned a sculpture by Ruben Ochoa to be placed at the Audubon center. The sculpture will be part of the exhibition called Nasher XChange.
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Saturday, 06.01.13
Dallas Morning News
German artist Katharina Grosse’s three-piece show at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Wunderblock, will feature an installation of dirt paths blasted with acrylic spray paint. Katharina Grosse was 20 when she discovered she could paint. Her mom suggested she “follow somebody on an excursion,” which led to sitting in a single spot for eight hours, painting a willow tree.
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Wednesday, 05.01.13
Texas Highways
Designed by the Priztker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, the 55,000 square foot Nasher Sculpture Center in downtown Dallas is best described as translucent. The thoughtful design infuses the space with a light that transports the viewer into a sort of spiritual embrace with the art.
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Wednesday, 04.10.13
D Magazine
L.A. as a metropolitan area is ripe with such transitions, wealth to poverty, lush gardens into desert, mountains down to what Reyner Banham called the Plains of ID, and it is fitting that Mabry sculpts here, for his work involves grand intersections, historical mash-ups spanning hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
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Monday, 04.01.13
360 West
It is sculpture inspired by sculpture: Los Angeles-based artists Nathan Mabry’s Process Art (B-E-A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E) is a group of six figures that plays on Augste Rodin’s late-19-century The Burghers of Calais-only Mabry’s work includes a pirate, a bulldog and a bear. Its part of Nasher Sculpture Center’s “Sightings: Nathan Mabry” outdoor exhibit, April 13-July 7.
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Monday, 03.25.13
Dallas Observer
The Nasher released its Summer/Fall schedule of ‘til Midnight events today. The late night series is Dallas staple that pairs live bands, great movies and free admission on the third Friday of each month. The next six are a strong collection, from Bringing Up Baby to Moonrise Kingdom and Life of Pi, you have a lovely blend of new and old.
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Thursday, 03.21.13
Dallas Observer
After stops in Fort Worth and Denton, British artist, culture critic and broadcaster Matthew Collings ends his North Texas tour at the Nasher Sculpture Center tonight. Here are five reasons he’s worth your time. He’s a tastemaker. You might learn something. He doesn’t care about popularity contests. His series, This is Civilization, is utterly confusing. He’s a “maverick” in every sense that Sarah Palin is not.
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Friday, 03.01.13
Dallas Child
To one child, the amorphous artwork inside Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center titled “Balls Congo” could resemble a faceless octopus with bulbous tentacles. Another might see the ceramic piece as a flower or even a peeled banana. No matter how you look at this or other works in the Ken Price Sculpture-A Retrospective, there is no right or wrong answer.
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Friday, 02.22.13
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
For its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center has commissioned 10 artists to make public artwork for 10 city neighborhoods, first city-wide museum-organized public art effort in the United States. Nasher director Jeremy Strick introduced the Nasher XChange program Wednesday, noting that the Roman number X is 10.
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Thursday, 02.21.13
Yahoo! News
The Nasher Sculpture Center is marking its 10th anniversary this year by commissioning 10 sculptures to be placed throughout Dallas. Officials of the museum announced Wednesday that the exhibition, called “Nasher XChange”, will be in place from Oct. 19 through Feb. 16, 2014. The museum marks its 10th anniversary on Oct. 20.
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Wednesday, 02.20.13
Dallas Business Journal
The Nasher Sculpture Center today announced an initiative to push art out of the Dallas Arts District and into other parts of Big D. The exhibition, called Nasher XChange, will consist of 1- newly-commissioned public sculpture by contemporary artists. It will be on view from Oct. 19, 2013 through Feb. 16, 2014, and more than $1 million has already been raised for the effort. The public art program will mark the sculpture center’s 10th anniversary.
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Tuesday, 01.01.13
Art LTD
From the outset of his extraordinary career, Ken Price liked to push boundaries of what clay- and LA art- could be. From his early mounds and his provocative eggs of the 1960s, through his playful cups and geometries, to the curvaceous, organic, sumptuous freeform sculptures for the last two decades, Price continued to dazzle, challenge, and seduce with roguish good humor and startling technical prowess.
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Monday, 12.31.12
Glasstire
My first and likely only prediction for visual art in 2013: thanks to the retrospective that was organized by and debuted at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Ken Price will lose his cult status and be embraced by the unwashed masses, and perhaps even by Michael Kimmelman.
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Saturday, 12.01.12
D Moms
The best candidates for an art imitation are childlike in some way: playful, simply constructed and timeless. The Irish-born, London-based artist Eva Rothschild has a show this fall as part of the Nasher Sculpture Center’s Sightings series; she’s a perfect match for this kind of project.
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Wednesday, 10.24.12
Dallas Morning News
The Nasher Sculpture Center will hold its first family fundraising event on April 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. Co-chairs Lucy and Steve Wrubel and Megan and Brandy Wood say that Great Create will engage families’ artistic sides while raising money for the Nasher’s educational initiatives.
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Monday, 10.01.12
Time Magazine
Every so often the world wakes up and decides that an artist who’s been around for a while, and is even widely admired, is actually something more – like indispensable.
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Monday, 08.27.12
Travel + Leisure
One of the cultural highlights in London this spring was the exhibition Lucien Freud: Portraits, which encompassed seven decades of the work of one of the most important artists of the twentieth century, and arguably the greatest postwar portraitist.
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Wednesday, 08.01.12
D Magazine
: How the Nasher came to own the biggest, baddest book ever to come out of Dallas. Artist Andrew Underwood had little luck with Dallas’ commercial galleries. His research-based works often combine drawings and multimedia.
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Friday, 07.27.12
Dallas Morning News
Wanna feel like a kid again, instantly? Go spend 10 or 15 minutes climbing around in the “Cuddle on the Tightrope (Kink)” exhibit at Nasher Sculpture Center. The installation, by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto, resembles a colorful, articulated caterpillar winding its ways through the space.
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Friday, 07.27.12
USA Today
It might seem strange in a city with the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and many galleries to find big-name artist in a shopping mall. Raymond Nasher (of the eponymous sculpture center) built Northpark Center to display major works of art.
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Sunday, 07.08.12
Dallas Morning News
Soon after the opening of his show at the Park Avenue Armory in 2009, Ernesto Neto threw New York critics the equivalent of a curveball with art that defied the conventional molds. One critic labeled it “art that loves you back.”
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Friday, 06.01.12
Artillery
In his production “Heard,” Nick Cave requires two puppeteers each for 30 horses made of raffia strangers with 20 miles of it required for each suit.
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Friday, 06.01.12
Arts + Culture
Ernesto Neto is a contemporary Brazilian artist widely known for spectacularly huge sculpture that invoke adjectives like “seductive” and “glorious” - they’re meant to awaken our primal selves by inviting interaction.
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Friday, 06.01.12
Dallas Morning News
One of the best-kept-secrets of summer is how much fun it can be for kids to slip away to museums. Yes, museums – especially when they set aside regular free and activity-packed days that make learning a blast.
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Sunday, 05.20.12
Dallas Morning News
There are many reasons to go downtown, not the least of which is Ernesto Neto’s flamboyant exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center, which is not so immersed in invading light that it’s forgetting how to stage a cool new show.
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Thursday, 05.03.12
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Nasher Sculpture Center – after almost 10 years in operation – has finally deemed a North Texas artist worthy of exhibition.
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Sunday, 04.22.12
Dallas Morning News
At 39, Swenson is a master of small-scale sculpture, as evidenced by his three-piece “Sightings” on view at the Nasher Sculpture Center through July 8.
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Sunday, 04.22.12
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Nasher Sculpture Center – after almost 10 years in operation – has finally deemed a North Texas artist worthy of exhibition.
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Tuesday, 04.10.12
Dallas Morning News
Model, actress and director Isabella Rossellini will speak at the Nasher Sculpture Center tonight. In addition to a successful modeling and acting career, Rossellini’s true passion is filmmaking.
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Sunday, 04.01.12
Papercity
A Greek tragedy by Euripides may have inspired the Nasher Sculpture Center’s latest exhibition, Elliot Hundley: The Bacchae, but there was nothing tragic about the 1,000 person exhibition-opening party the Nasher threw in Elliot Hundley’s honor.
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Sunday, 04.01.12
FD Luxe
His work repels and compels- in the same instant. Like the proverbial train wreck, you can’t stop looking. You are at once horrified and saddened.
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Friday, 03.09.12
Dallas Morning News
This time of year at the Nasher is particularly special. This month’s ‘Til Midnight at the Nasher event, on March 16, will be free in honor of spring break; what a perfect chance to introduce your kids to the glories both of art and the outdoors.
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Thursday, 03.01.12
D Magazine
Thanks to a quiet couple from North Dallas, the Nasher hosts the most important musical program in the city. Now in its second season, Soundings: New Music at the Nasher has produced this city’s most exciting and intelligent musical programming.
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Thursday, 03.01.12
Papercity
We’re enthralled with Erick Swenson. The Whitney Biennial exhibited, Saatchi Collection sculptor, qho lives in our own midst (we even once made his Wild Lower Level Gallery.
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Sunday, 02.26.12
Dallas Morning News
In a city craving high profile prestige, Santiago Calatrava, designer of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, is just the latest in a series of “starchitects” tapped to design signature structures.
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Thursday, 02.09.12
Dallas Morning News
Elliott Hundley’s take on “The Bacchae” is complex and multilayered. In an age of overstimulation and sensory overload, Los Angeles artist Elliott Hundley thrives interpreting a fifth-century B.C. tragedy.
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Thursday, 02.02.12
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Artist Elliott Hundley’s work, a veritable bacchanalia of textures and found objects, pays fitting tribute to its ancient source material.
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Wednesday, 02.01.12
Patron
Sculptor Erick Swenson’s astonishingly lifelike naturalistic creations can be grisly, nightmarish, and befuddling and some say, anthropomorphizing. The artist’s East Dallas studio is in a quiet state of burbling disarray of molds, maquettes, models and a menagerie of polyurethane resin animals-in-progress.
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Thursday, 12.01.11
D CEO
Nasher Sculpture Center Director, Jeremy Stick gives D CEO’s Glenn Hunter a tour of his office.
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