Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, DMA, leads a tour of the Silk Road installation on view in the Museum’s Level 3 galleries. The fabled Silk Road was a network of trade routes that crossed Eurasia from China and Japan to Europe and the Mediterranean world. A variety of works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collections illustrate how this great route of communications developed.
DMA curator Jeffrey Grove, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, joins the artist Christian Schumann for a conversation about his work, which incorporates text, biomorphic shapes, and diagrams to create canvases that “rumble with the energy and look of urban life.” Schumann’s work Nomads is in the DMA collection.
Michael Corris, Chair of the Division of Art, Southern Methodist University, joins Jeffrey Grove, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, DMA, providing insight into works in the DMA exhibition Re-Seeing the Contemporary: Selected from the Collection, including those of Joseph Kosuth, John Baldessari, Gerhard Richter, Jasper Johns, and Donald Judd. Corris was a member of the pioneering conceptual art group Art and Language.
Heather MacDonald, The Lillian and James H. Clark Associate Curator of European Art, discusses recent McDermott Art Fund purchases: Yellow Roses in a Vase by Gustave Caillebotte, Comblat-le-Château, the Meadow (Le Pré), Opus 161 by Paul Signac; Chestnut Trees, a Cartoon for a Tiffany Stained-Glass Window by Eduard Vuillard; and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Four Wooden Sculptures (Vier Holzplastiken).
Kevin Tucker, The Margot B. Perot Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, DMA, discusses a pair of Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows from an aquatic “Four Seasons” series in the Museum's collection.
Dr. Charles Venable, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, DMA. In celebration of the Dallas Museum of Art's acquisition of a Martelé dressing table and stool made by the Gorham Manufacturing Company.
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