Posts Tagged ‘modern art museum’
Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash at the Modern.

Blood and Skins

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Playing this weekend at the Modern, Whiplash is a soft-headed melodrama at heart, but its performances alone are worth watching. Andrew (Miles Teller) is a talented jazz drummer whose dreams of being the next Buddy Rich seem to...


Barbara Kruger’s untitled work is part of Urban Theater.

Bad Boys, Guerrilla Girls

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Nostalgia for the Me Decade probably never looked as good as it will in the Modern’s show Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s. The decade was a time of extraordinary ferment everywhere in the art world but particularly i...



Arnon Goldfinger and his mother Hannah in The Flat.

Family History

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Arnon Goldfinger was a TV director and documentarian in Israel when his grandmother, Gerda Tuchler, passed away. Gerda had fled Nazi Germany and retained as much of her German culture as possible, though she spoke English with ...


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time screens Wednesday at 2pm and 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 10 If you were one of the many readers beguiled by Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, you’ll want to make your way to the Modern today. That’s because Simon Stephen’s stage ad...



Barbara Tucker and Brahms “Bravo” LaFortune in Check Your Body at the Door.

Modern Motion

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The cool, air-conditioned confines of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will be the perfect place to take in the Modern Dance Festival at the Modern, the ninth annual staging of this Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth showcase, wh...


Lucian Freud’s “Girl in Bed” at the Modern.

Subjects Laid Bare

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth often has artists visit when their works are exhibited there, but that won’t be an option for Lucian Freud: Portraits. The painter (and grandson of Sigmund Freud) died last year at the age ...



UNT Concert Orchestra performs Wednesday at 7:30pm.

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 The UNT Concert Orchestra goes all in with Russian music this evening. Clay Couturiaux conducts Rachmaninov’s relatively obscure First Piano Concerto, as well as Borodin’s In the Steppes of Central Asia and Proko...


Ged Quinn’s “Ouranophobia” is part of the Modern’s Focus.

Ged Into Nature

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At first blush, Ged Quinn’s paintings look like wholly traditional works of art, still lifes and landscapes influenced by Caspar David Friedrich and (the artist with whom he’s most frequently compared) Claude Lorrain. Yet l...



Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm in Declaration of War.

Sing Through the Pain

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About eight years ago, French actors Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm were informed that their 18-month-old son was suffering from a brain tumor. Their tribulations in the years since then are the subject of Declaration ...