"Variations on Theme: Contemporary Art 1950sâ013Present" is organized by the DallasMuseum of Art. Additional support is provided by TWO X TWO for AIDS and Art, anannual fundraising event that jointly benefits amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Researchand the Dallas Museum of Art, and by the Contemporary Art Initiative through the gifts ofan anonymous donor, Arlene and John Dayton, Jennifer and John Eagle, Amy andVernon Faulconer, Kenny Goss, Tim Hanley, Marguerite Steed Hoffman, The Karpidas Foundation, Janelle and Alden Pinnell, Allen and Kelli Questrom, Cindy and HowardRachofsky, Deedie and Rusty Rose, Gayle and Paul Stoffel, and Sharon and MichaelYoung. Air transportation provided by American Airlines.
Barrel Vault and Hanley, Lamont, Rachofsky, and Stoffel Galleries
Dallas Museum of Art
This installation drawn primarily from the Museumâ019s collection bringstogether works in all media from disparate periods to explore themesand ideas that drive an artistâ019s creative process. Sections will bedevoted to thematic associations including abstraction, minimalism, andthe figure. Historical and literal associations such as the use of text, theconstruction of typologies, and the tradition of Vanitas will structureother groupings. Works from the collection that have never before beenseen will be installed alongside a number of recent acquisitions to focusa new lens on ways of discovering the collection.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported in part by the generosity of DMA Partners and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.