Modern Dialogues

Have you ever wondered about the history of Texas art? When artists started painting in this great state of ours, did they paint tumbleweeds, catci, and oil rigs? What exactly is Texas regionalism or modernism and why does it matter? These are the movements that Dr. Katie Robinson Edwards documents in her book, Midcentury Modern Art in Texas. Using Evertt Spruce's 1936 painting, “Mending the Rock Fence” as a launching pad, she'll explore key moments in the history of this state's art in a talk at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary at 2 p.m. Sunday. The talk is free, but the knowledge is sure to earn you street cred out there on those dusty Texas streets.
Sun., Oct. 12, 2 p.m., 2014
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Lauren Smart
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