40 years is long, for human's life. Yet for art institutions, it's like a blink. Now, the Kimbell Art Museum, at 40, is celebrating the process of collecting with the largest ever installation from its permanent collection... To some extent, the Kimbell is having an adolescent anxiety with too much to express out of too little experience. The result is like a melting pot of assorted ethnic cuisines, rejuvenating your bodily sense at first but upsetting your stomach in the end.
On March 11 the Amon Carter Museum of American Art will open a presentation of four masterworks by John Singer Sargent (1856–1925), the preeminent expatriate painter of the late 19th century. In Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark, four renowned works from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will travel to Texas for … Continue reading Works from Clark to Go on View at Amon Carter, Kimbell in March
A crowd gathered at the Kimbell Art Museum was told by Director Dr. Eric McCauley Lee to "watch the papers" for a major museum acquisition announcement this coming Friday. The news came while standing in front of Michelangelo’s The Torment of Saint Anthony, a work Lee says in more ordinary economic times would have found a … Continue reading Kimbell to Make Major Acquisition Announcement