2 months ago | Arts & Culture News
Yayoi Kusama occupies an interesting position in the world of contemporary art; few artists have achieved the level of mainstream celebrity this Japanese artist commands. Of course, some in the art world wonder at that status, especially since Kus...
4 months ago | Visual Art
“I want my work to completely abandon the notion that I’m working for a specific audience,” Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich says, responding to a probing question concerning the globalized art world contemporary artists are forced to reckon with. Pi...
5 months ago | Books
Chuck Klosterman speaks at the Dallas Museum of Art 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 Nostalgia is a controversial topic in artistic circles. Critics hate it (it’s uncritical and lazy), but audiences love it (it’s fun and escapist). Culture critic Chuck ...
6 months ago | Festivals
Three years in, SOLUNA, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s annual International Music & Arts Festival, is still trying to forge an identity. In contrast to the first year’s big splash under the direction of Anna Sophia Van-Zweden, and last year’s...
7 months ago | Arts & Culture News
When 19th century journalist Nellie Bly set out to break the fictional record of Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, she was told she’d never make it. She would need male protectors, undoubtedly, and the amount of baggage sh...
8 months ago | Arts & Culture News
April is always a really good month for the arts in Dallas — so good that Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings decided to ordain it "Dallas Arts Month" — and the Dallas Art Fair from April 6-9 is one of the chief attractions. Against at least a few odds, th...