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Tuesday Morning Roundup

by Stephen Becker 5 Jul 2011 7:52 AM

Today in the roundup: Dunn and Brown Contemporary’s new name, interviews from the Nasher and a preview of the Modern Dance Festival.


THE NEW DUNN AND BROWN: Dunn and Brown Contemporary is still located at 5020 Tracy St. It’s just not called Dunn and Brown Contemporary anymore. Lisa Brown, who has worked with Talley Dunn in the gallery for 12 years, is stepping back from the day-to-day business of running a gallery to spend more time with family, reports. Dunn will head the gallery full time, hence the name change to Talley Dunn Gallery.

ALSO AT THE NASHER: Last week, we pointed you to Art This Week’s video interview with Thomas Houseago. He’s one of the artists participating in the Nasher Sculpture Center’s “Statuesque” exhibition, which focuses on figurative sculpture.  If you’re interested in that show, the ATW crew has you covered. Now up on the site is an interview with Aaron Curry, another artist in the show.

DANCE NOW: The 8th annual Modern Dance Festival begins this weekend at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The festival runs weekends through July 24, and kicking things off will be CD/FW Dance Exchange: A Choreographers Showcase, presented by Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth. CD/FW co-founder Kerry Kreiman gets you prepped for the performance and talks about the state of Fort Worth dance in an interview with