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The Art of Performance

Moncrief Cancer Institute - Gallery Space

The Art of Performance

Featuring selected works on paper from the TCU Permanent Art Collection

Curated by TCU MA Art History Students

Phoebe Adams, Emma Fletcher, Paulina Martín, Kim Phan Nguyen, and Sarah Webb

Moncrief Cancer Institute, Second Floor Exhibition Space 

February 27 – May 28, 2020

Moncrief Cancer Institute in partnership with the Texas Christian University (TCU) School of Art presents The Art of Performance, featuring works on paper from the TCU Permanent Art Collection. The Art of Performance will be on view at Moncrief Cancer Institute from February 27 until May 28, 2020. The reception scheduled for March 28th has been canceled.

The Art of Performance presents a selection of works on paper from TCU’s Permanent Art Collection. Although these works are very different from one another, they all explore the broad concept of performance. “Performance” here encompasses music, theatre, festivity, and artistic creation. This exhibition also addresses the importance of audience and community participation. The work is dynamic, unexpected and presents audience members with a new perspective. This exhibition considers audience as a vital part of a performance, and we invite you to be a part of that audience. 

Artists featured in The Art of Performance include Kunisada Gototei, Isamu Hayakawa,George Lockwood, Nunzio Gulino, Joseph A.Pecsenke, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Ádám Würtz.This exhibition is curated by TCU MA Art History students Phoebe Adams, Emma Fletcher, Paulina Martín, Kim Phan Nguyen, and Sarah Webb.

Moncrief Cancer Institute provides Tarrant County and surrounding communities with the foremost science, resources, and programs to reduce the threat and impact of cancer. The partnership between Moncrief Cancer Institute and the TCU School of Art celebrates the vital relationship between art and medicine and how art positively impacts the patient experience. TCU graduate students are selected to participate as guest curatorsand then mentored through the exhibition-making process by staff of The Art Galleries at TCU.

Moncrief Cancer Institute’s exhibition space can be found on the second floor of their building, located in Near Southside at 400 W. Magnolia Ave. The exhibition’s public hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3pm. Admission is free.  


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400 W Magnolia Ave · Fort Worth, TX 76104