Local Art Reviews & Videos May 5



Art News DFW is starting a new weekly guide series to promote the local artists, galleries and art organizations in North Texas. We will provide a round-up of local art views, art stories and videos. Please email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com if you wish to contribute a link, write a review or help with our round-up.

Local Reviews & Art News Stories

DIY in Dallas: Art Peña’s Vice Palace by JONATHAN PATRICK APRIL 28, 2015

Questioning the Art Objec by JENNIFER SMART APRIL 10, 2015: Jonathan Schipper’s Explosion at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts http://artsandculturetx.com/questioning-the-art-object/

HAUTE FAUXX: Jesse Meraz at Ro2 Art through May 3, 2015 by JEREMY LUPE APRIL 23, 2015 http://artsandculturetx.com/jesse-meraz-haute-fauxx/

Texas Abstract by MICHAEL MCFADDEN APRIL 9, 2015 http://artsandculturetx.com/texas-abstract-2/

Hecho en Dallas show at the Latino Culture Center by J R Compton

The Raising of the new Pegasus by J R Compton

Artists from Brooklyn and Dallas descend on 500X Gallery near Fair Park by Michael Granberry http://artsblog.dallasnews.com/2015/05/artists-from-brooklyn-and-dallas-descend-on-500x-gallery-near-fair-park.html/

Joy Laville’s soothing colors belie the melancholy beneath by Rick Brettall

Phillip Collins on Curating for the African American Museum, and a Life Well Lived By The Mixmaster http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/mixmaster/2015/05/phillip_collins_african-american-museum-dalas.php

Outside Herself: How Esther Pearl Watson Brings Imagination to the Banal
BY PETER SIMEK http://frontrow.dmagazine.com/2015/05/outside-herself-how-esther-pearl-watson-brings-imagination-to-the-banal/

Two Killed at “Free Speech” Art Contest in Garland TX May 4th, 2015 – PAULA NEWTON http://glasstire.com/2015/05/04/two-killed-at-free-speech-art-contest-in-garland-tx/

Nasher’s First Micro-Grants Announced – And Other Money News by Jerome Weeks May 1, 2015 http://artandseek.net/2015/05/01/nashers-first-micro-grants-announced-and-other-money-news/

DMA Acquires Major Modern Jewelry Collection byJerome Weeks May 1, 2015

Is This A Great Festival Or What? Soluna Has George Washington’s Custom Hot Rod by Jerome Weeks May 4, 2015 http://artandseek.net/2015/05/04/is-this-a-great-festival-or-what-soluna-has-george-washingtons-custom-hot-rod/

PAUL BOOKER at Cris Worley Fine Arts through may 09 by Todd Camplin

Soluna Festival 2015: 6 must-attend events at the Dallas Arts District first BY KENDALL MORGAN 5.5.15 http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/arts/05-05-15-soluna-festival-must-see-events-anna-sophia-van-zweden-dallas-symphony-orchestra/

What 5 local artists are doing with grant money from Nasher Sculpture Center BY ALEX BENTLEY 5.3.15 http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/arts/05-03-15-nasher-sculpture-center-microgrant-recipients-local-artists/

Cherished art auction connects Dallasites with creative up-and-comers
BY PROMOTED SERIES CORRESPONDENT 4/16/15 http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/arts/04-16-15-texas-scottish-rite-summer-colors/


Local Videos

‪Visiting Artist Lecture Series‬ (SMU Meadows)

Art This Week-At The Modern-Focus: Mario Garcia Torres

Tuesday Evening at the Modern Mario Garcia Torres

Top Five: Apr 30, 2015 (Glasstire)

Houston Art Car Parade 2015 (Glasstire)

Michaël Borremans at the Dallas Museum of Art

Top Five: April 23, 2015 (Glasstire)

“I never thought my name would be on a symphony hall.” (Art&Seek)

Hopes for Dallas Arts District (Art & Seek)

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