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2005 Stories by Charissa N. Terranova

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  • Pirates of Conspiracy

    published December 1, 2005

    Nashville and Little Rock have the Trail of Tears. Lower Manhattan has its African slave burial site. The North American Plains lay claim to the... More >>

  • Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth

    published November 17, 2005

    It's not easy being German after World War II. Born in 1945, the German conceptualist and painter Anselm Kiefer has spent most of his time... More >>

  • Me, Myself and I, I, I

    published October 13, 2005

    Trenton Doyle Hancock's installation at Dunn and Brown Contemporary gives life-form to the figures of his somersaulting... More >>

  • What Goes Up

    published September 8, 2005

    In a blur of frenetic movement, old galleries are shutting down, relocating and cocooning while word of new galleries crackles among cognoscenti... More >>

  • Walking Between Known and Unknown

    published August 18, 2005

    To survey Gordon Parks' lifework in photographs is to move through a landscape of visual extremes. Make way for a collision of conflicting... More >>

  • Mod God In the Details

    published August 11, 2005

    On these would-be millennial times, the claim that "God is in the details" might easily be mistaken for another plug for spiritual shysters on the... More >>

  • From Classical to Candy-Colored New

    published July 14, 2005

    Of the major art institutions in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the architecture of the Dallas Museum of Art is the most lackluster. If you're... More >>

  • Veni, Vidi, Vici Venice

    published June 30, 2005

    VENICE, Italy--All the ballyhoo over globalization in the last decade has turned the word into just another catchall for life in the age of... More >>

  • Star Focker

    published June 16, 2005

    There's an amazing amount of possibility in one letter. Change the "o" in Goss, as in Goss Gallery, to an "a" and you have a slightly altered form... More >>

  • Wild Life and Industrial Chic

    published June 2, 2005

    A white heron pops forth from an opalescent blue sky. The bird's head, long, curving gullet and lithe body create a moving ergonomic display that... More >>

  • Inner-City Kul

    published May 26, 2005

    Sometimes a retail store is more social institution than Mecca of mammon. In the case of Dallas, there exists a causal relationship: the more... More >>

  • Modernism Found

    published May 5, 2005

    The sculptor David Smith once declared that "the truly creative artist deals with vulgarity." In that statement of heroic debasement, one... More >>

  • Cabinets of Eccentricity

    published April 7, 2005

    Tom Sale strikes an air somewhere between prince and court jester--he is at once a head-honcho healer and dandy snake-oil salesman.... More >>

  • Chez Wal-Mart

    published March 24, 2005

    Americans have a love-hate relationship with Wal-Mart. Some believe it's the best thing since nylon pantyhose, big-screen TVs and Ziploc baggies.... More >>

  • Stella's Folly

    published March 10, 2005

    Frank Stella's boisterously painted sculpture from the 1980s is phenomenal in a muffled way. It operates something like the Doppler Effect,... More >>

  • Fragments of Fantasy

    published February 3, 2005

    Taking two steps into the space of an installation by Daniel Roth is more like leaping several miles into the fathomless realm of the... More >>

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