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A Quick Look At Art&Seek’s Reporting
- Growing up, Dallas artist Sherry Owens spent summers in Houston, surrounded by Crape Myrtle. She loved the shape and the flowers of Texas’ favorite shrub. Now, decades later, the branches are the building blocks for her sculptures. In this week’s Art&Seek Artist Spotlight, I learn that those branches have become an obsession.
- “Things Missing/Missed” sounds like a typical offering from the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group. It takes place in an unusual space – the middle of the Dallas Public Library. And it’s surreal. Yet the performance marks a departure for the company. Art&Seek’s Anne Bothwell sat down with Danielle Georgiou for this week’s State of the Arts conversation and learned that the change was partially personal.
- More than 120 theater artists packed a town hall meeting in Oak Cliff last Monday. They were there to hear about a new method Chicago theaters are using to address sexual harassment. The meeting came in the wake of the Dallas Theater Center firing an administrator over inappropriate behavior. Art&Seek’s Jerome Weeks says the takeaway was – that if a actor can memorize ‘Hamlet,’ he can remember where to keep his hands.
What Else You’ve Got To Know
- CEO and General Director Keith Cerny Resigns From Dallas Opera (Art&Seek)
- The Modern at Fort Worth Publishes Book On Its Architect, Tadao Ando, To Mark Building’s 15th Anniversary (Dallas Morning News)
- Moody Foundation Steps Up Again with $1M for SMU Arts (Glasstire)
- Dallas Art Space to Fire Marshal: You Can’t Fine Us — We’re a ‘Social Sculpture’ (Dallas Observer)
- Dallas Museum of Art Hires New York Museum Veteran To Head Education Department (Dallas Morning News)
What We’re Reading
- It’s Time For Dallas To Save Frank Lloyd Wright’s Crumbling Kalita Humphreys Theater (Dallas Morning News)
- Let’s Hear It One More Time For Josh Johnson (Central Track)
- What It’s Like to Evacuate a Museum in a Natural Disaster (The Atlantic)
- Speaking Out (Against Sexual Harassment) In Dance (Theater Jones)
- Photography Series Explores Mothers And Daughters, And Their Relationships Around The World (Washington Post)
- Where Is The Exhibition Scene Headed, For Dallas Artists? First, To Mexico (D Magazine)
- Portraits With Strangers (FW Weekly)
- From ‘This Is Us’ To ‘Master Of None,’ The Year’s Groundbreaking TV Shows (NPR)
- Not Fade Away (Theater Jones)
What We’re Listening To
- “Heavyweight,” the Podcast That Contends with Our Regrets (The New Yorker)
What We’re Looking At
- In pictures: Ron Mueck’s Biggest-Ever Installation (The Art Newspaper)
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