Artist Talks

Distinguished artists discuss their work.

Artist Talk: The Art Foundation

Founded in 2012, the Dallas based artist collective The Art Foundation works to cultivate artistic dialogue through their exhibitions, interventions, and the written word. Members Andrew Douglas Underwood, Ryder Richards, and Lucia Simek, discuss the group’s curated project Boom Town, on view as part of the DMA’s DallasSITES: Available Space, and the current state of contemporary art in North Texas.

June 21, 2013
Horchow Auditorium
 

Artist Talk: Toxic Shock

From 1980 to 1986, the women of Toxic Shock worked collaboratively to produce a body of work that addressed the complex issues of politics, power, gender, and identity. Led by Leigh Arnold, Research Project Coordinator, DMA, and lead researcher for DallasSITES, Frances Bagley, Julie Cohn, Debora Hunter, and Susan Magilow reflect on their work and the Dallas art scene.

June 21, 2013

Horchow Auditorium

Slavs and Tatars: 79.89.09

Slavs and Tatars is an artist collective devoted to exploring the controversies and connections in the region east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China, commonly known as Eurasia. This lecture by group member Payam Sharifi looks at the unlikely similarities between two key moments in modern history—the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and Poland’s Solidarnosc movement in the 1980s.

Jan. 18, 2013  
Horchow Auditorium

Artist Talk: Richard Phillips

Known for his large-scale and hyper-realistic paintings, Richard Phillips has exhibited his work in individual and group shows internationally, and is represented in notable collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; the Tate Modern, London; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Phillips discusses his work and artistic process.

March 22, 2012

Artist Talk: Mark Manders

Dr. Jeffrey Grove, the DMA’s Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, discusses the work of artist Mark Manders, who creates mysterious and uncanny sculptural tableaux, inviting the viewer to “enter the world of objects and matter and find poetry in it . . . and to know how poorly we normally see our daily life.”  The lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments

January 12, 2012

Horchow Auditorium

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