Thoughts and discussions on exhibitions and the permanent collection.

Making Pollock "Pop"

In the early 1940's, a painter by the name of Jackson Pollock began developing a technique that allowed him to spontaneously drip enamel paint onto flat canvases, resulting in...

"Never Take Andy at Face Value."*

Art History class teaches us many well-known facts about Andy Warhol...

A Preview of "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade"

A few days ago, we were able to catch up with Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern, as she was taking a short break...

Permanent Collection: Dan Flavin, Light, and...Plato?

Admittedly, drawing a correlation between the fluorescent light-fixture art of Dan Flavin and the teachings of one of Greek philosophy's founding...

Seeing Spots: Rothenberg's Domino Paintings

The holidays are coming. And besides the generic holiday festivities that I'm looking forward to...

Permanent Collection: Winter and "Groundspeed"

For some reason, I always seem to associate Rosemary Laing's "Groundspeed (Red Piazza) Number 2" with this time of the year...

Efflorescence

While wandering around the museum, enjoying Tado Ando’s architectural design of the building, I couldn’t help but notice...

Viewfinder: Looking out

Looking Out

Rothenberg's Horses: Image vs. Icon

Susan Rothenberg, Moving in Place

It is a fact of life that Texans don't immediately associate "horses" with "fine art."

First Impressions of Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place

Last week's Tuesday Evening at the Modern was my first to attend, and will definitely not be my last...

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