Update/Correction/Apology/Literary Forehead Slap: The premise of this column is a stupid mistake on my part. For some time I have labored under the impression that Lucy Crow Billingsley, a daughter of Trammell Crow, was an early partner with John Sughrue in the development of Museum Tower. That's wr ... More >>
When Renzo Piano, the architect of the Nasher Sculpture Center, visited Dallas last month and cast himself and the museum as the impotent victims of the phallic death rays emanating from Museum Tower next door, Jim pointed out a subtle irony. Because at the very moment Piano was delivering his tale ... More >>
Perhaps you've heard by now: the Morning News reports that negotiations "have all but broken down" between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, who own the neighboring Museum Tower, which its critics say is really lighting up the neighborhood.
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I just get a little tummy ache every time I see the Nasher Sculpture Center back in the news again treated like it's holy Bethlehem. Please. The stuff in there is art, not the preserved teeth and hair of the saints.
Renzo Piano, the architect, is on the front page of the official government newspap ... More >>
Museum Tower and the Nasher Sculpture Center have been in mediation for months now to try to hammer out the Case of All That Incredibly Reflective Glass. In an interview with The Dallas Morning News today, Nasher architect Renzo Piano harshly criticized Museum Tower's owners and developers, saying t ... More >>
A little more than a week ago, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that the city of Dallas barely grew between 2000 and 2010 -- by 0.8 percent, to be precise, though Matt Stiles and Emily Ramshaw, the Texas Trib'ers contributing to this morning's New York Times, are generous enough to bump it up to " ... More >>
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth officially announced this morning that it has appointed Eric McCauley Lee as its new director. Lee's moving to Fort Worth from Cincinnati, where he's been director of the Taft Museum of Art for only two years. Notes the Kimbell's release, which follows in full af ... More >>