A retrospective show by Dallas artist Viola Delgado provided an excellent reason for a first visit to the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas. However, upon arriving we heard a transformer blow. The lights went out on what the artist noted was the first retrospective for a Latina Artist in Dallas. Wine could not be served … Continue reading Scenes from Dallas Gallery Openings February 7- 14, 2015
Protected: James Surls on the 1975 “Dog Show”
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Sorolla at Meadows Museum of Art
Visitors will later encounter a dozen or so luminous beach scene paintings in one room. In them, the extraordinary light from Valencia, San Sebastián or Biarritz fills canvases with magic and joys as if the brilliance of the Mediterranean sun not only has dazzled our eyes but also induced our senses of sound, smell and touch (of ocean breeze), like in a daydream.
The Process of Print
The image of the sunset over the Design District in Dallas came from a moving car. It isn't always the quality of the image that matters the most, but the fact that the image was captured. The atmosphere, the lines and the textural quality made it seem like it could make a great dry point … Continue reading The Process of Print
The Past That Was Chiseled Away — Visiting the Exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan
Before heading to the exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan at the Meadows Museum in the SMU campus, I did not know what to expect. Almost every sculpture in China’s Buddhist temples were remade after nearly one hundred years’ of negligence either from natural disaster, military or political turmoil. Most … Continue reading The Past That Was Chiseled Away — Visiting the Exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan