Posted by Ailie on July 19, 2010 - 1:14pm

I have often found that to gain a deeper understanding of a work of art, it helps to know its historical context...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 16, 2010 - 1:28pm

As you can see from our interpretation of Stephan Balkenhol's 4 Figures, our Art Camp is proving...

Posted by Laura M. on July 13, 2010 - 2:19pm
Categories: On the Walls

In his book Color in Art, historian John Gage suggests that our taste for primary color in Modernist art began...

Posted by Andrea D. on July 12, 2010 - 3:45pm
Categories: On the Walls

The finals of the FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament were played in Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday. Spain managed...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 8, 2010 - 2:48pm

On sunny days, the Café patio is a contrast of silver aluminum and gray concrete, both striking in elemental solidarity...

Posted by Andrea D. on July 6, 2010 - 3:54pm
Categories: On the Walls

It seems like the art of Ellsworth Kelly is everywhere, particularly around the Metroplex...

Posted by Lindsey D. on July 2, 2010 - 3:36pm

In his brilliance, Tadao Ando used the juxtaposition of water and concrete...

Posted by Ailie on June 29, 2010 - 1:56pm
Categories: Within the Walls

The other day my friend introduced me to the Bechdel Test. It was devised to judge how women are represented in film...

Posted by Laura M. on June 22, 2010 - 12:49pm
Categories: Within the Walls

Summer at The Modern is strangely quiet. School is out and airlines are busy, transporting passengers...

Posted by Ailie on June 14, 2010 - 1:45pm
Categories: On the Walls

Texas summers make me miss spring. The short glimmer of cool weather we have in north Texas...

Posted by Lindsey D. on June 11, 2010 - 12:59pm
Categories: Within the Walls

The Modern was a little louder than usual on Sunday with over 20 children gathering around...

Posted by Laura M. on June 8, 2010 - 12:33pm
Categories: On the Walls

Perhaps, while slaving through your liberal arts education (or simply perusing public television), you wandered into the world of mythology...

Posted by Andrea D. on June 4, 2010 - 3:42pm
Categories: On the Walls

In The Modern's latest FOCUS exhibition, Ben Jones takes the term "mixed media" as literally as possible...

Posted by Andrea D. on May 7, 2010 - 4:31pm
Categories: On the Walls

When wandering through Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, The Last Supper (1986) is undoubtedly one of the exhibition's standouts...

Posted by Andrea D. on April 23, 2010 - 3:43pm
Categories: On the Walls

In celebration of William Shakespeare's birthday (and death-day) today, I have a confession to make: every time I walk by...

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