Posts Tagged ‘Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’
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“Some Assembly Required” at the Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Artists are always looking to new media, especially new technology, to find inspiration for their works. It’s almost inevitable, though, that the new-fangled medium winds up being informed by very old school methods and conce...


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Cliburn at the Modern Goes High with Higdon

EDWARD BROWN
If only seeing world-renown composers perform was as easy as strolling to the neighborhood art museum. Last Saturday was one of those rare days. Cliburn at the Modern is a fairly low-key event as far as Van Cliburn Foundation a...



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The ‘Phibs and The Modern Screen “Coriolanus”

JIMMY FOWLER
Does watching Shakespeare feel like a civic duty, a noble sacrifice, a homework assignment –– anything but an entertaining experience? Here’s a trade secret: A lot of theater critics feel that way, too, even if they won...


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Modern Cinema Festival Returns

Kristian Lin
I learned something interesting while attending last night’s screening of Ain’t Them Bodies Saints at the Modern. I already knew that Christopher Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival would be returning this October ...



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The Modern and The ‘Phibs Present “This House”

JIMMY FOWLER
Americans like to harumph that they’re sick of the dysfunction in the U.S. Congress –– too many special interests, career ambitions, dubious backroom deals, and above all, too many elected officials who disdain consensus ...


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Farewell, “Companion”

JIMMY FOWLER
This Sunday (March 31) is the last day you’ll be able to catch the outdoor sculpture called Companion (Passing Through) sitting at the front doors of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Then the New York artist known as KAWS...



Corrie Donovan is a featured soloist at the Modern Music Festival.

Music of the Now

BIG TICKET
Fort Worth’s contemporary classical music scene is in much better shape now than it was 10 years ago. It’s not just the universities and specialist groups like Other Arts and Sounds Modern (which held a concert just last we...


‘Phibs Do “Two Rooms”

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions presents a staged reading of Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms 7pm tonight (Mon Jan 30) at The Modern. Tix are $15. Blessing’s multifaceted drama, about a teacher taken hostage in Beirut and the vigil his ...



“Collaborators” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
The artist as conscientious objector is a cultural meme that many of us cherish. But throughout history, there’s been no shortage of creative types who’ve traded their artistic integrity – not to mention their souls R...


“Treats” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions wants to save you from another sad Monday night watching Two and a Half Men. Tonight (Dec 5) at 7pm, the ‘Phibs will present a staged reading of Christopher Hampton’s 1976 play Treats at The Modern. Ti...