Grand Vie Fall/Winter 2017 - West

CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART 2100 Flora Street Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints July 8 to January 7, 2018 Through a variety of paintings and printed works, Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints explores the many types of figures and figural representation in Japanese art. With unique works from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and private collections in Boston and Dallas, this exhibition features pieces from the Edo period (1603-1868), a time when visual art became more accessible in Japan through a wide range of painting styles and woodblock printmaking. See Image Middle Left, Facing Page Utagawa Kunitsugu 1800 – 1861 Lady Tokiwa Fleeing with Children , 1850s. Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper. Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture, 2013.29.170. 43 3/4 × 22 5/8 in. (111.13 × 57.47 cm) (image), 83 1/2 × 29 1/4 in. (212.09 × 74.3 cm) (mount). Image courtesy of Tyler Rollins Fine Art NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER 2001 Flora Street Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony September 16 to January 7, 2018 Organized by the Noguchi Museum in New York, Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony reimagines chanoyu , traditional Japanese tea ceremony, reworked through the artist’s signature bricolage. The exhibit features an array of pieces from Sachs’ material culture of Tea — think bowls and ladles, scroll paintings, even a motorized tea whisk. During the exhibition, visitors can catch a glimpse behind the teahouse walls as Sachs or a colleague performs tea ceremony for a few guests. See Image Middle Right Bottom, Facing Page Tom Sachs Large Chawan Cabinet , 2014 Porcelain, gold lustre, ConEd barrier, 2008, and 2011. Epoxy resin, steel hardware, 73 1/2 x 76 x 9 in. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York. © Tom Sachs DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART 1717 North Harwood Yayoi Kusama: All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins October 1 to February 25, 2018 One of artist Yayoi Kusama’s signature Infinity Mirror Rooms enchants the DMA this fall. All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins is the first mirror pumpkin room created by Kusama since 1991 and the only one of its kind in a North American collection. In this immersive installation, visitors become part of the art themselves by stepping inside the mirrored space to experience Kusama’s polka-dotted gourd creation. See Image Top Left, Facing Page Yayoi Kusama All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins 2016, wood, mirror, plastic, acrylic, LED, Courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore and Victoria Miro, London © Yayoi Kusama AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER showing at Winspear Opera House 2389 Flora Street, Strauss Square The King and I December 19 to December 31 The Lincoln Center Theater’s production of The King and I takes place in 1860s Bangkok, telling the story of an unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher he hires to teach his many wives and children. Regarded as one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, the musical features beloved classics like “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle A Happy Tune” and “Shall We Dance.” See Image Middle, Facing Page Jose Llana and Laura Michelle Kelly in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I Photo by Matthew Murphy KIMBELL ART MUSEUM 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard Casanova: The Seduction of Europe August 27 to December 31 Casanova’s talent at seduction was so legendary that three centuries later, he’s still a household name. Through a collection of paintings, costumes and other various works, Casanova: The Seduction of Europe is an exploration of 18th-century Europe through the eyes of jetsetter and heartthrob Giacomo Casanova himself. The exhibition follows Casanova’s life in Italy and other parts of Europe, even his travels to meet Catherine the Great. See Image Bottom Left, Facing Page Jean-Marc Nattier (French, 1685–1766) Manon Balletti , 1757 Oil on canvas 21 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. (54 x 47.5 cm) © The National Gallery, London. Bequeathed by Emilie Yznaga, 1945 MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH 3200 Darnell Street Misty Keasler: Haunt September 23 to November 26 Misty Keasler’s Haunt , made up of depopulated images from haunted houses across the United States, captures various Baroque themes and challenges the viewer to imagine each as an immersive experience. Through a collection of 40 photographs, the Dallas artist explores interior and exterior scenes that evoke chills with each terrifying view. See Image Middle Right Top, Facing Page Misty Keasler Blackthorne Manor Terror on the Fox, Green Bay, WI 2016 AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art October 7 to January 7, 2018 Through a variety of works, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art explores the complex meanings of outdoor subjects depicted in painting and sculpture from the early 19th century to World War II. With iconic pieces from Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, to name a few, the exhibition presents evolving ideas about identity, community, the environment and wildlife. See Image Top Right, Facing Page George Bellows (1882–1925) The Fisherman , 1917 Oil on canvas Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas BASS PERFORMANCE HALL 525 Commerce Street RENT October 17 to October 22 If you didn’t know there were 525,600 minutes in a year, then you’ve obviously missed out on the most iconic rock musical of the 90s — RENT . With 20 years since its humble beginnings on Broadway, RENT still delights generations of audiences as it follows seven artists struggling to live their dreams in New York’s gritty East Village, while successfully dodging phone calls from their parents. In this timeless story of hope and friendship, the inspiring message of measuring things in love is more poignant than ever. See Image Bottom Right, Facing Page The Company of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Credit Carol Rosegg, 2016 Don’t send this one to voicemail. Between the hustle and bustle of back to school and that series of family-and-friends-filled winter holidays, it can be easy to miss all of the beauty and wonder passing through art houses in Dallas and Fort Worth. Whether it’s seeing a show on date night or wandering gallery halls with your friends, we’ve pulled together a selection of art and culture to get you through the cooler months. 44 TheArts AreCalling contributed by Niki Fanara