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The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts April 11-13

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The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts at UT Dallas, established in 2016 with an endowment from Mrs. Eugene McDermott, recognizes the essential and fundamental role in the arts in the life of the university. The award honors an artist working in or between any of the broad spectrum of artistic endeavors, including the visual arts, music, literature, performance, and architecture/design.

Given every other year, the award consists of a prize of $150,000 and a week’s residence on the UT Dallas campus and in Dallas, during which the awardee will present a major public lecture and interact in a variety of venues with the students, staff and faculty of UT Dallas and with the larger arts community of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

Prospective awardees will be nominated by the Brettell Award Advisory Committee, composed of international leaders in arts and culture, with the selection of the awardee being made by an Executive Committee composed of university and community leaders.

The concept of the Brettell Award is inspired by the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, created by the McDermott Family at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974. The MIT McDermott Award is also made every other year, and it is planned to schedule the two events in alternating years.

Save the Date

Join us for public lectures and a forum that will feature the first recipient of the Brettell Award:

Tuesday, April 11, 4 p.m.
Lecture by the Brettell Award winner
The University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, April 12, 5 p.m.
Public forum, followed by reception
Nasher Sculpture Center

Thursday, April 13, 2 p.m.
Lecture by the Brettell Award winner
The University of Texas at Dallas

Details will follow after an official announcement of the awardee in the Dallas Morning News on April 9.

RSVP for events with Pierrette Lacour pierret@utdallas.edu.

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Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art at the Irving Arts Center

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The 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

September 17November 13

Free

Presented by the Islamic Art Revival Series in partnership with Irving Arts Center, the 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art is a program of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation.

This prestigious international exhibition of artwork is inspired by Islamic culture, art, literature and architecture and features works in a variety of styles and media from artists around the world.  Coming from diverse backgrounds, with varying faiths, ages and levels of expertise, the exhibition aims to present Islamic art as a universal language,  a translator and connector of generations and cultures.

2016 Juror: Dr. Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

–from the website http://www.irvingartscenter.com/event/the-5th-annual-juried-exhibition-of-contemporary-islamic-art/

FREE ACTIVITIES TO ENLIGHTEN AND INSPIRE

OPENING RECEPTION:
Louise Mackie, Curator for Islamic Textiles and Art, Cleveland Museum of Art – “Islamic Textiles Through the Ages,” Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. (Suite 200).


TALK/PERFORMANCE:
Bahman Panahi, artist, master calligrapher and musician– “The Musicality of Calligraphy.” Reception and performance follows talk.
Oct. 1 at 4 p.m., (Dupree Theater).
Click to RSVP


WORKSHOPS: EASTERN WEAVING & INTERFAITH SYMBOLISM IN SACRED GEOMETRY
Eastern Weaving (Instructor: Samia Khan) & Interfaith Symbolism in Sacred Geometry (Instructor: Matt Anzak).
Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to noon & 1-3 p.m. (Suite 200)
Click to register for Eastern Weaving.  Click to register for Interfaith Symbolism in Geometry.  Capacity is limited!


SECOND SUNDAY FAMILY FUNDAY:
Geometric Art!  Guided by artists, budding artists of all ages make art projects inspired by the exhibition. Supplies provided.
Oct. 9, 1-4 p.m. (Suite 200)
No RSVP required.


TALK/RECEPTION PERFORMANCE:
TALK: Jason Moriyama, architect and senior partner at Moriyama and Teshima, Toronto, “Interfaith Spaces: Towards an Architecture of Understanding.”
RECEPTION PERFORMANCE: Ismaili Muslim Youth Choir of Dallas conducted by Dr. Tina Mohammad, will accompany an art installation by artist, Shafaq Ahmad. (Follows talk, Main Gallery).
Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. (in the Dupree Theater followed by a reception in the Main Gallery)
Click to RSVP


GUIDED GALLERY TOURS: LED BY TODD HAWKINS &MARCIE INMAN
Oct. 15 @ 2 & 4 p.m. led by IAC Executive Director Todd Eric Hawkins.
Nov. 5 @ 2 & 4 p.m. led by Marcie Inman, IAC Director of Exhibitions & Educational Programs.
Click to RSVP to tours on Oct. 15
Click to RSVP to tours on Nov. 5


Irving Arts Center

Main Gallery
3333 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062  http://irvingartscenter.com

Gallery Admission is FREE

Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

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DADA Gallery Walk Sept. 24

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DADA Gallery Walk September 24, 2016 Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Check with your favorite gallery for hours.

FEATURING OVER 30 ART SPACES

Don’t miss the 2016 DADA Fall Gallery Walk on Saturday, September 24th from noon to 6:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to start or enhance your art collection.  Art enthusiasts, private and corporate collectors, artists, designers and visitors to Dallas can enjoy a full spectrum of gallery openings, special exhibitions and art talks.

Hours at each gallery vary; Online Gallery Guide click here!

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Laurin McCracken on Marketing Your Art May 16

swalogosmallThe Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May. Next meeting Monday, May 16, 2016,  at 7pm. (6:30 critique by Jo Williams)

Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Directions.  website: http://www.swawatercolor.com/

May Guest Artist… Laurin McCracken

Laurin McCracken is one of SWA’s most eminent members, known internationally for his jewel-like still life paintings in watercolor. His achievements and recognition stretch across the globe. To take but one example, last year he exhibited in the Beijing Biennial for the third time. As the only watercolorist selected, one of his works was additionally purchased by China’s National Museum of Art. “Underwood Typewriter” is displayed this season at the American Watercolor Society’s annual exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York City. He continues to work with Fabriano papers as the US master leader in Italy, and manages to teach a series of workshops across the country as well. An architect by training, Laurin is Chief Marketing Officer of Jacobs Global Building NA. Consult his website for complete information on Laurin: www.lauringallery.com.

As a loyal and immensely helpful member of SWA, Laurin will present: “Marketing Your Art; including how to get published, getting in and managing gallery relations, pricing, selling your art, how to photograph your art and other business counseling.”

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Brett Dyer on “The Family Legacy of Art” on Monday, April 18

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North Lake College Professor Brett Dyer will present “The Family Legacy of Art” on Monday, April 18, at the National Scouting Museum, 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane in Irving at 7pm.  As part of the 9th Annual Celebrating Irving:  The City and The Man and the recent visit of folk artist Will Moses, great grandson of the legendary folk artist Grandma Moses, Professor Dyer will share information of legacies in all genres of art, how legacies are formed and different ways one can create a legacy.

The program is free to attend and guests may take a complimentary tour of the National Scouting Museum including the Norman Rockwell Gallery prior to the program.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information, contact the Irving Heritage Society at 972-252-3838 or visit www.irvingheritage.com

For more about the art collection at the museum see http://www.bsamuseum.org/FineArt

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News from Meadows Museum at SMU

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CURRENT EXHIBITS

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Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting

CLOSES JANUARY 3!

For more than 500 years, the Alba family has formed part of the most important aristocratic lineages in Europe. In celebration of the Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary, they are graciously allowing more than 130 works from their private collection to leave Spain for the very first time.Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting presents paintings and decorative arts drawn from three of the family’s most spectacular palaces in Madrid, Seville, and Salamanca, including works by Titian, Goya, Rubens, Rembrandt, Ingres, Renoir, and many more. Learn More

UPCOMING EXHIBITS

Between Paris and Texas: Marie Cronin, Portraitist of the Belle Époque

February 14-June 5, 2016 

This is the first monographic exhibition of Cronin’s (1867-1951) art and will feature a focused selection of her paintings, including works shown in the salons of Paris, as well as official portraits of Texas statesmen that hang at the Texas State Capitol, such as Alfonso Steele (1817-1911), the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. A Texas-raised artist, Cronin studied with Claudio Castelucho (Spanish, 1870-1927) in Paris during the first decade of the twentieth century. Following her return from Europe, Cronin would continue her artistic career back in Texas while also carrying out the exigencies of a family in the business of expanding railroad operations across the state.

Process and Innovation: Carlotta Corpron and Janet Turner
February 14-June 5, 2016

This exhibition will present the work of two pioneering artists working and teaching in Texas in the 1940s and 1950s, Carlotta Corpron (1901-1988) and Janet Turner (1914-1988). Corpron, working in photography, and Turner, working in painting and printmaking, both taught art education at Texas universities and came into their own maturity of style during the middle of the twentieth century. Process and Innovation: Carlotta Corpron and Janet Turner explores the work of both artists made during this period of consummate experimentation. This exhibition draws entirely from holdings within the Dallas area, including Bywaters Special Collections of SMU, which holds an impressive collection of art by both Turner and Corpron.

 

NEWS

HOLIDAY DELIGHTS AT THE GIFT SHOP!

You’ll find a treasure trove of gifts for everyone on your list at the Meadows Museum Shop, including Casa de Alba olive oil and a deluxe edition of the Alba exhibition catalogue! Learn More

Sunday, Dec. 6 – Open 3:00-5:00 p.m. due to a special event

Christmas Eve – Close at 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Day – CLOSED
News Year’s Eve – Close at 5:00 p.m.
News Year’s Day – CLOSED

Learn More

Drawing from the Masters
Sunday, Dec. 6, CANCELED!
Drawing from the Masters

This Sunday’s session of Drawing from the Masters is canceled due to a special event, but we will return January 10th and 24th!

YOUR BIG HOLIDAY ADVENTURE STARTS HERE!

The Meadows Museum joins the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau in a partnership with arts institutions  and area attractions to showcase a full array of enchanting events for both locals and visitors to enjoy. It’s time to start planning your BIG D Holiday adventure!  The Big D Holiday website showcases events happening each week, as well as tons of holiday events happening all season long such as plays, musicals, art exhibits, musical performances, tree lightings, and so much more. Learn More

MEMBER NEWS and EVENTS


Now through Dec. 13
MEMBERS SHOPPING DAYS!
Get an additional 10% off!*

From November 27 through December 13, Museum members can take an extra 10% off their purchases on top of their regular 10% membership discount! The Meadows Shop is a one-stop wonderland for one-of-a-kind scarves, jewelry, home décor, and so much more! Parking is a breeze with our dedicated spaces in the Meadows Garage that are always free. *Select books and specialty items may not be included in the sale.

 

LECTURES

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Music from the Casa de Alba: Lost in Plain Sight
Grover Wilkins III
, Music Director, Orchestra of New Spain

Wilkins III has parlayed a career as a university-based conductor of orchestras, opera, ballet, and chorus into the now 27th season of the Orchestra of New Spain, specializing in music that comes from the largest ignored body of European national music still hidden away from public recognition. In this lecture Wilkins will discuss his research from primary sources, including the Alba’s own archives at Liria Palace in Madrid. Learn More

GALLERY TALKS

Friday, Dec. 11, 12:15 p.m.
Anton Raphael Mengs and the Neoclassical Portrait
Scott Winterrowd
, Curator of Education, Meadows Museum

Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from staff, local guest speakers, and students.Learn More

 

Meadows Museum Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday until 9:00 p.m. (free after 5:00 p.m.)
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday CLOSED

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Lecture on Kimbell’s Impressionist acquisition this Friday

 

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Alfred Sisley, The Kitchen Garden (Le Potager), 1872, oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum

Alfred Sisley, The Kitchen Garden (Le Potager), 1872, oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum

The Private Impressionist: A New Painting by Alfred Sisley 
for the Kimbell Art Museum
FREE Special Evening Lecture
Friday, November 13, 6 p.m.
Richard R. Brettell, founding director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History and the Margaret McDermott Chair of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas, will discuss the Kimbell’s new acquisition, a superb example of early Impressionist landscape painting by one of the leading figures in the movement.

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O’Keefe Studio: Lectures, Seminars, Drawing

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“NorthPark Center – 50 Years of Innovation”

Presenter: Stephen Ross
Thursday, November 12th, 7:00 – 8:30pm
At The O’Keefe Studio Center
$15 Admission (reservations not necessary)

The O’Keefe Studio Center is very proud to host a talk by Stephen Ross, recently deemed “The NorthPark Historian”.  Formerly the Curator of Education at The Nasher Sculpture Center, Mr. Ross has joined with NorthPark Center to review the archives and organize materials so that the incredible story of the shopping center over the past 50 years could be shared with the public.  In this upcoming lecture Mr. Ross will share his knowledge of this very interesting history and how art has been a critical consideration of various aspects of the development of the shopping center.

Come join us!  Wine and snacks will be served and it is sure to be an interesting talk.


This week Sedrick Huckaby will host the “Considering The Artist Seminar” at The O’Keefe Studio Center.  This session is full, but there are still a few spots left for the other exciting sessions!

Considering the Artist Seminar

An established artist will be invited to share his or her insights into the Figure Drawing motif. The sessions will be an opportunity for participants to become acquainted with various and different approaches to working from the model. These sessions will begin with the invited artist giving a brief presentation, with images of his or her work, that explains the way in which he or she approaches the observation-based drawing situation. The artist will, for instance, discuss his or her choice of pose, length of pose, materials, size of drawing, vocabulary and types and degrees of abstractions employed. The presentation will be followed by three hours of drawing where participants draw alongside the invited artist.

 

Artists:

Juliette McCulloughOctober 1st, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Sedrick Huckaby — November 5th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhBUrDzkpoQ

Michael O’KeefeDecember 3rd, 6:00 – 9:30pm
http://michaelokeefestudio.com

Bob Stuth-WadeJanuary 7th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

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Jack BarnettFebruary 4th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Ben RubinMarch 3rd, 6:00 – 9:30pm

 

Cost:  $50 per session. Payment in full holds your spot.


The 3rd Gesture Drawing Session with Jay Bailey will be next Friday,
Nov. 13th, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Two spaces still available!
Gesture Drawing Seminar

Instructor: Jay Bailey
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Each of 6 sessions will be a unique consideration of gestural figure drawing, exploring various approaches to working in a swift, intelligent and playful manner.

 

The 6 sessions will take place on the following Fridays, from 1:00 – 4:00pm: 9/11/15, 10/9/15/, 11/13/15, 12/11/15, 1/8/16, 2/12/16

 

Cost:  $50 per session. Payment in full holds your spot.


 

Thank you to all that participated in The O’Keefe Studio Center’s 3rd Annual Invitational Exhibition!!  It was a huge success – many people came out to enjoy the very nice work.  It was an impressive show, indeed!!


More information about these and other events at: www.theokeefestudio.com

Call or email with questions:
(972) 528 – 0309
mokeefesculpture@mac.com

The O’Keefe Studio Center is located at:
580 W. Arapaho, Suite 290, Richardson, TX 75080
Payment options for all classes, workshops and lectures:

We accept cash, credit card or check.

Checks made payable to “Michael O’Keefe” can be mailed or dropped off in person at:

The O’Keefe Studio Center, 580 W. Arapaho, Suite 290, Richardson, TX 75080

You can call with a credit card: (972) 528 – 0309

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Art Events & Exhibits This Week at SMU Meadows

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LOREM IPSUM: OPENING RECEPTION
POLLOCK GALLERY EXHIBIT
Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
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 http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/NewsAndEvents/News/2015/151026-LoremIpsumExhibitConceived as a collaborative curatorial experiment, Lorem Ipsum will be an ongoing dialogue among a group of curators selected from various backgrounds (academia, non-profit, commercial gallery, museum); differing locations; and with interests and experiences in multiple creative ventures, who will function as representatives of the breadth of contemporary curatorial practice. During the course of the exhibition the curators will play a game: taking turns reworking and recontextualizing a predetermined selection of art objects with the purpose of creating a running commentary about what it is to be a curator at this point in time.

Participating curators include Danielle Avram Morgan, Pollock Curatorial Fellow, SMU; Benjamin Lima, Assistant Professor, Art History, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; Cameron Shaw, Executive Director and Founding Editor, Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, LA; and Amanda Brinkman, Creative and Operations Director, Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, LA.
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MEADOWS MUSEUM
DRAWING FROM THE MASTERS
Sunday, Nov. 8 at 1:30 p.m.
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MEADOWS MUSEUM LECTURE
BRAVURA PORTRAITS
Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6:00 p.m.
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HAMON ARTS LIBRARY EXHIBIT
FASHION DESIGN SKETCHES BY NANCY HAMON
Through Dec. 13
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HAMON ARTS LIBRARY EXHIBIT
PAPER DOLLS
Through Dec. 13
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MEADOWS MUSEUM EXHIBIT
TREASURES FROM THE HOUSE OF ALBA
Through Jan. 3
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Dallas Architecture Forum October Events

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Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization for everyone interested in learning about and improving the architecture, design, landscape and urban fabric of the North Texas region is pleased to announce its 2015-16 Lecture Season.
“The Forum’s 2015-2016 Lecture Season will bring internationally respected leaders in the fields of architecture, design, public space and urban strategies to Dallas to speak for our members and the general public” said Nate Eudaly, the Forum’s Executive Director. ”We are pleased to present an outstanding season of lectures that will be of interest to both those in the architecture and design professions, as well as to the general public ” stated Jo Staffelbach Heinz, the Chair of the Forum’s Board of Directors.
The lecture season will begin with the highly respected architect Randy Brown, founder of Randy Brown Architects, who will speak Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. at The Magnolia Theater, 3699 McKinney Ave.  Mr. Brown will also speak on October 20 for the Modern Art Museum Lecture Series in Fort Worth.
There will be a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on the Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org or call 214-764-2406.

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Randy Brown

Founder
Randy Brown Architects
Omaha
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Wednesday, 7 pm
Magnolia Theatre, West Village
Reception 6:15 to 6:50 pm CRU Wine Bar
(next door to Magnolia)
Randy Brown, FAIA is an architect and founder of Randy Brown Architects, an internationally recognized design studio operating at the forefront of experimental design.  From ambitious public buildings breathing life into communities to innovative art and ecological installations utilizing car parts and found objects, the studio meshes modern design with an appreciation for the land and lifestyle of the various regions in which they are built.  RBA has developed a unique approach to architecture that couples the best of modern, ecologically-sensitive design with an appreciation of the natural landscapes in which its projects are built. In addition to the studio’s award winning architecture design, Brown designs unique furnishings using found objects including tree stumps and other unusual materials.
Brown is frequently recognized by the national and international design community resulting in numerous publications of his projects, including Interior Design (cover), 50 US Architects, Architectural Record, Architect, and the Arch Daily blog.  Randy Brown was honored to receive the AIA National Young Architect Prize in 2002 and in recognition of his outstanding body of work he was made a Fellow of the AIA before the age of 40.  Brown’s work has been widely honored with awards at the state, regional and national levels, including 4 Interior Design Best of Year Awards, 6 Contract Interiors Awards, 3 Architectural Record Interior Awards, 6 Residential Architect National Awards, and 14 AIA National Honor Awards. Brown is also greatly in demand as a public speaker – presenting his projects in the larger context of architecture, design and the environment.
More information HERE
View project photos HERE

CATHERINE CUELLAR, MODERATOR
27 October 2015 
Tuesday, 6:30 pm, Informal reception at 6:15 pm
Venue: Dallas Center for Architecture
1909 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 100
With 1,400 professionals converging for their annual Rail~volution conference in Dallas and the U.S. Federal government’s finalization of the Dallas to Houston bullet train corridor, this panel’s topic about integrated transit systems of various speeds and the impact on living in metropolitan areas is timely. There will an exploration of ‘fast’ transportation or the bullet train, ‘medium’ speed or the DART system which is the longest light rail system in the country, and ‘slow’ or the expansion of the trolley system.
About the Moderator:  Catherine Cuellar is the Director of Entrepreneurs For North Texas (EFNT) at the Communities Foundation of Texas. EFNT helps executives become philanthropists by aligning their in-kind donations, employee volunteerism, and sponsorship opportunities to enhance their brands.  Previously,she served as CEO of the Dallas Arts District and spent two decades as an award-winning multimedia journalist for NPR national public radio stations and programs, Sojourners magazine and The Dallas Morning News among others.
Panelists joining Cuellar will be Amy Gibson Tharp, President of Uptown Dallas; Brady Redwine, Vice-President, Texas Central Partners (Bullet Train); and David Ehrlicher, Assistant Vice President, DART.
Panel Season Sponsors
Cindy + Armond Schwartz
Panel Sponsor

About the Dallas Architecture Forum
The Dallas Architecture Forum is a not-for-profit civic organization that brings leading architectural thought leaders from around the world to speak in Dallas and also fosters important local dialogue about the major issues impacting our urban environment. The Forum was founded in 1996 by some of Dallas’ leading architects, business, cultural and civic leaders, and it continues to benefit from active support and guidance from these citizens. The Forum fulfills its mission of providing a continuing and challenging public discourse on architecture and urban design in – and for – the Dallas area. The Dallas Architecture Forum’s members include architects, design professionals, students and educators, and a broad range of civic-minded individuals and companies intent to improve the urban environment in North Texas. The Forum has been recognized nationally with an AIA Collaboration Achievement Award for its strategic partnerships with other organizations focused on architecture, urban planning and the arts. For more information on the Forum, visit www.DallasArchitectureForum.org.
Among the over 160 speakers who have addressed the Forum’s Lecture Series are Shigeru Ban, Brad Cloepfil, Diller + Scofidio, Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Daniel Libeskind, Thomas Phifer, Rafael Vinoly, Juhani Pallasmaa, AIA Gold Medal Winner Peter Bohlin, and regional architects David Lake and Ted Flato. Pritzker Prize winners speaking to the Forum have been Kazuyo Sejima, Rafael Moneo, Thom Mayne, Rem Koolhaas and Norman Foster (the latter two in collaboration with the ATT Performing Arts Center). Other speakers for the Forum have been leading designers Calvin Tsao, Andrée Putman, and Karim Rashid; landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh; and National Trust President Emeritus Richard Moe. Important critics, authors and patrons who have spoken to the Forum include Emily Pulitzer, Terence Riley, Pulitzer Prize winners Robert Campbell and Blair Kamin, Aaron Betsky, and the late David Dillon.
The Forum organizes and presents an annual series of Panels—local, informal, open, and offered free of charge as a public service to the community—led by a moderator who brings a subject of local importance along with comments by participating panelists. Moderators and Panelists have also come from both other Texas cities as well as from national institutions that were connected with particular Panel subjects. Panels offer attendees the opportunity to participate in creating discourse. Important topics addressed in Panels in recent years include: “Thoughts on the Dallas Comprehensive Plan”; “The Kimbell Expansion: A Discussion”; “Filling Out the Dallas Arts District”; and “Re-envisioning the Trinity”.
For more information on the Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org. For questions about the Forum, call 214-764-2406.
For Twitter, our account is DallasArchForum.

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Coming Up at SMU Meadows

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MEADOWS MUSEUM EXHIBIT
INFANTA MARGARITA IN A BLUE DRESS
Through Nov. 1
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HAMON ARTS LIBRARY EXHIBIT OPENING
PAPER DOLLS
Wednesday, Sept. 9
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MEADOWS MUSEUM EXHIBIT OPENING
TREASURES FROM THE HOUSE OF ALBA
Friday, Sept. 11
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POLLOCK GALLERY EXHIBIT – OPENING RECEPTION
A TO Z: ABRACADABRA TO ZOMBIES
Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6:00 p.m.
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MUSEUM WORKSHOP
DRAWING FROM THE MASTERS
Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m.
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POLLOCK GALLERY LECTURE
FROM “MAN AND HIS WORLD” TO THE END OF THE WORLD BY MICHAEL A. MORRIS
Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m.
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» SMU Now Accepting Applications for the Master of Management in International Arts Management

» Arts Leaders in the Making: Two M.A./M.B.A. Students Receive Business Council for the Arts Fellowships

» What Can You Do with an Art History Degree?

» Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung Named Johnson-Prothro Artists-in-Residence at SMU Meadows School of the Arts

 

–from This Week at SMU Meadows newsletter

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Free Lecture on Sargent this Friday at the Kimbell

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John Singer Sargent, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892, oil on canvas. National Galleries of Scotland

“Tantalizing Discord”: Sargeant’s “Lady Agnew” and its Ilk

Friday, July 31 – 6 PM
Pavilion Auditorium
Free. No reservations needed.

Marc A. Simpson, independent art historian, Bennington, Vermont

This talk explores various “tantalizing discords”—both literal and metaphoric—in Sargent’s masterful portrait of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw.

 


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Kimbell Art Museum | 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard | Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792 | 817.332.8451 | kimbellart.org

 

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Art after 5 invitation to Artist Talks on Inspiration and Feng Shui May 28

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Art After 5 invites you to a private gallery event …

Tanzende Gallery & Sculpture Garden for conversation with the artist, Cassandra Fink Anderson, on “Finding Inspiration” followed by a talk on “The Art of Feng Shui” by Guillermo Cardenas, of Muzion Gallery.

Original works of fine art on view and for purchase. For more information about Cassandra please browse www.tanzende.com

Wine & light refreshments served.

Art After 5 raises funds for art education.  $5.00 donation requested (cash or check please)

Invitation

  • Host:
    Art After 5
  • 214.680.3838

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AIGA Design: BIG Week begins April 13

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AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. Join us for our next event and plan to be inspired and motivated to do what you do best.

http://dallasftworth.aiga.org/

  • Underground Images: SVA Subway Poster Exhibit and Lecture, 1947 to the Present
  • AIGA DFW Women’s Leadership Series
  • AIGA DFW Meet & Make
  • AIGA DFW Design Leadership Forum
  • AIGA DFW {out}spire / output

 

Underground Images: SVA Subway Poster Exhibit and Lecture, 1947 to the Present

April 13, 2015 // 1:00 pm

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and AIGA DFW, presents “Underground Images: School of Visual Arts Subway Posters, 1947 to the Present.” The exhibition brings together 62 of the myriad posters created at SVA for display in the vast New York City subway system, offering a glimpse of the history of the College and the collective talent of its acclaimed design and illustration faculty. The exhibition will be on view April 6–27 at UTA’s Max W. Sullivan Exhibition Gallery in the Architecture building, 601 Nedderman Drive, 2015. The gallery is open 9am–5pm.

On Monday, April 13, two of the artists from SVA will give lectures. Mirko IIić will talk about his recent book, Lettering Large: The Art and Design of Monumental Typography (written with Steven Heller) and Marshall Arisman will talk about his work, followed by a public reception. Admission is free and open to the public. Read more »

AIGA DFW Women’s Leadership Series: Cocktails and Convos

April 14, 2015 // 7:00 pm

In 2014, AIGA launched its Women’s Leadership Initiative to recognize and cultivate women’s successes in creative communities. Centered around the goals of celebration, cultivation and connection, each chapter aims to facilitate the conversation about women and leadership in its respective community.

We don’t want to start our initiative with what’s expected. Instead, we want to open up our Women’s Leadership Initiative with a couple of roundtables, some good food, wine and conversation about what we’re proud of, what we’re experiencing and what we’re hoping for in the world of women’s leadership.

$15 Members OR a “Frame of Advice”
7:00 pm, Convos
Bar Belmont // 901 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Register Here

AIGA DFW Meet & Make

April 15, 2015 // 6:00 pm

We’re excited to kick off our meet-up-to-make initiative at this year’s design week. Every quarter, we’ll be hosting a multi-location meet and greet with a shot of making. Don’t worry about bringing your art box. AIGA DFW will bring the supplies. You just bring you, and your creativity.

All levels and types of makers welcome.

Stay tuned for exact locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, North Dallas and Denton.

AIGA DFW Design Leadership Forum

April 16, 2015 // 6:00 pm

As a showcase event of AIGA DFW Design:BIG Week, the Design Leadership Forum is designed to educate and inspire mid-level creatives and designers via an engaging series of live presentations.

A “TED-style” panel composed of four senior-level thought leaders will share unique insights and answer questions on which technical and interpersonal skills creatives can develop to fuel their careers.

The Design Leadership panel will be led by:
• Jennifer Bloom, Sr. Recruiter, The BOSS Group
• Doug Cox, Principal, Ride For The Brand
• Cory Davies, Director Client Services, D Custom
• Richie Morris, Sr Creative Director, Mary Kay

Seating is limited so please register today. The first 20 registrants will receive a swag bag!

$10 Members, $20 Non-Members, $5 Students
6:00 pm, Reception // 6:30, Talk
Clampitt Creative Center // 9207 Ambassador Row, Dallas, TX 75247
Register Here

AIGA DFW {out}spire / output

April 21, 2015 // 7:00 pm

AIGA DFW’s {out}spire series was crafted to inspire designers from outside of their daily routines. Join us on April 21st for a hand drawn typography show and reignite your creative spark.

Handy Work, the second show in the {out}spire series, brings together a collection of works incorporating hand-lettered typography to a casual gallery setting. Mingle with others who share your passions and discover work with fresh perspectives. Advanced ticket purchasers will receive a raffle ticket at the door, and a chance to take home a fresh slice of local inspiration.

$10 Members, $20 Non-Members, $5 Students
7:00 pm, Reception // 7:30, Output
Sons of Hermann Hall // 3414 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
Register Here

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Arts & Letters Live 2015 Season Pre-sale

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Arts & Letters Live 2015 Season Pre-sale
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas TX 75201

Arts & Letters Live is a literary and performing arts series for all ages at the Dallas Museum of Art that features award-winning authors and performers of regional, national, and international acclaim. The series is recognized for its creative multidisciplinary programming—combining literature with visual arts, music, and film—and for commissioning new work from musicians, dancers, and poets, inspired by works of art in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions.

If you are interested in purchasing tickets, see the details on the link below, or call the Arts & Letters Live department at 214-922-1818!

https://www.dma.org/programs/arts-letters-live

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Arcadia Salon: Beti Bricelj July 13; From Slovenia, Venezuela, and Dallas With Love opens July 18

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Arcadia Salon Discussion Series
Sunday, July 13, 2:30 p.m.

Exhibiting artist, Beti Bricelj leads the discussion about the upcoming exhibit, From Slovenia, Venezuela, and Dallas With Love and her work.
http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org/
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas TX

 

Opening Reception
Friday, July 18, 6:30 p.m.

From Slovenia, Venezuela, and Dallas With Love, an exhibition featuring hard-edge geometric abstractions by artists from three continents. The paintings of Beti Bricelj, Israel Guevera, and work of sculptor Jeff Robinson will be shown through October.

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DMA Talks for April

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The Dallas Museum of Art presents an array of talks and tours exploring art from around the world and throughout time with distinguished artists, scholars, and artistic leaders.

Missed a talk? Visit the Program Recordings page to listen to selected past lectures, gallery talks, and other events presented by the Dallas Museum of Art. Or visit the DMA YouTube Channel.

DMA Partners: Alexandre Hogue: The Erosion Series

Thursday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.

ArtViews Dallas: Cultural Districts: A Rising Tide

Saturday, April 12, 4:00 p.m.

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DMA Partners: The Art of Installation

Thursday, April 17, 6:30 p.m.

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Dallas Architecture Forum Presents: Gregg Jones

 

Copyright © 2014 Dallas Museum of Art All rights reserved.   

Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas TX 75201

The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Partners and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.

IMAGES: (detail) Manuscript on the Prophet (containing two volumes), Morocco, probably late 17th–early 18th century, paper, colors, and gold, Khizana Qarawiyyin, Fez [1], Ministère de la Culture du Royaume du Maroc, Photo: Jaume Blassi

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UT Dallas / CentralTrak April art talks & openings: Photography, George Bush, Stolen Art, Comer Collection

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Next Topic – Artist Talk Series: Photography & Materiality
Thursday, April 3, 7:00 p.m., CentralTrak, Free

Digital technology has forever changed how we view photography, as a process, and photographs, as the result of that activity. In fact, we may question whether the term “photography” has become obsolete. But what term will replace it? In what category does photography belong? This panel will discuss the exhibition Photography & Materiality, an overview of contemporary investigations by emerging artists who create “photography about photography”.

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CentralTrak presents: The Paintings of *George W Bush
Saturday, April 5, 7:00 p.m., CentralTrak, Free

Photo Credit: Katherine Robertson

Photo Credit: Katherine Robertson

* Facsimiles presented in this exhibition are an homage to the benign art of George W Bush
On April 5, 2014, George W Bush’s first public art exhibition will be celebrated at his presidential library and museum in Dallas, Texas. The artists’ residency and art space known as CentralTrak, also in Dallas, Texas will present a companion exhibition in a nearby neighborhood. To honor the former president’s artistic achievements, artist/curators Morehshin Allahyari and Julie McKendrick have organized a collaboration with “Children of Artemis – Sketch Cult” – a regularly assembled group of Dallas-based artists at CentralTrak who make art in a communal setting. The exhibition will feature faithful reproductions of George W Bush’s paintings by the “Children of Artemis” as well as a personal appearance by *George W. Bush (in actuality a George W. Bush look-alike).

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Stolen Art That Was Never Returned 
Sunday, April 6, 2:00 p.m., JO 4.614, Free

The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, as part of its Spring 2014 Sunday Lecture Series Presents: Stolen Art That Was Never Returned. A Lecture by Dr. Nils Roemer, Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor.

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Comer Collection Exhibition
April 4 – May 3, Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building Gallery, Free 
Opening Reception Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Ken Light, Cotton Choppers, Sherard Plantation, Mississippi, silver gelatin print , 1992, 8" x 10"

Ken Light, Cotton Choppers, Sherard Plantation, Mississippi, silver gelatin print , 1992, 8″ x 10″

“Physical Labor: Photographs of Workers, 1940 to the Present” features documentary photographs by Ken Light, complemented by a range of works from the Comer Collection. These images represent a broad cross section of laborers from around the world, celebrating their strength and commitment. The exhibition also includes photographs by Sebastião Salgado, Joel Leivick, Marcus Bleasdale, George “Elfie” Ballis, Ernest Lowe, Arthur Leipzig, Gordon Parks, and Luis Mallo. This exhibition marks the first decade of the Comer Collection in the School of Arts and Humanities at UT-Dallas; the collection was initiated in 2004 through the gracious donation of Marilyn and Jerry Comer. This wide-ranging archive, comprised of over 300 photographs and hundreds of books and journals serves as a resource for graduate students pursuing research in the area of photographic practice and contemporary art.

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Dallas Architecture Forum February 2014

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NEXT FORUM LECTURES

Carlos BEDOYA IKEDA
Principal; PRODUCTORA; Mexico City, Mexico
20 February 2014 (Note Finalized Date)
Thursday, 7 pm
Reception at 6:15 pm
Magnolia Theatre, West Village, Dallas
Free for Forum Members, $5 Full-Time Students, $20 General Admission

Carlos Bedoya Ikeda was born, lives and works in Mexico City.  He studied Architecture and Urbanism at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and received his Masters in Architecture from the ETSAB in Barcelona.  After practicing in the office of TEN Arquitectos and serving as a project manager at LCM, he and three other partners from Mexico, Argentina and Belgium founded the architectural firm PRODUCTORA in Mexico City.  The name PRODUCTORA emerges from the conviction that the design process advances through a continuous production of material to be evaluated. The work of PRODUCTORA is characterized for a precise attention to geometry, a profound aesthetic ambition and a concern with timelessness in its materialization and programmatic solutions. The studio has produced a variety of residential, public, and corporate projects in Mexico and abroad, including Asia and South America. The firm’s work has been published and awarded nationally and internationally.  The firm was recently honored as an international Emerging Voice by the Architectural League of New York City.  In 2011 Productora founded LIGA, space for architecture and exhibitions in Mexico City to promote the exchange of ideas and investigations in contemporary Latin-American architecture.
PRODUCTORA currently is working on a variety of projects, both in Mexico and in other countries, ranging from single family dwellings to office or public buildings.  The office has taught and lectured at national and international events.  They presented their work at the 2nd architectural Biennale in Beijing and at the Venice Biennale in 2008. PRODUCTORA was one of the architecture studios chosen to build a villa for the Ordos100 Project in Inner Mongolia.  They won the International Competition for the CAF Headquarters in Caracas (Venezuela) in collaboration with Lucio Muniain, and have been exhibited at the National Museum of Art in Beijing and at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.  Bedoya serves on the editorial board of Domus Mexico and has developed an important teaching career, and he currently is a professor at TEC in Monterrey and Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
www.productora-df.com.mx

Season Benefactors –
Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Claire Dewar
Maharger Development | Reggie Graham

Spring Series Benefactors –
Impact Outdoor Advertising | Janet Kafka and Associates
Jackson Walker LLP
MAPP Construction

Lecture Benefactors –
Blum Consulting Engineers
One and Two Arts Plaza by Billingsley Company
James R. Thompson Construction

Reception Underwriters –
Frank Aldridge
Megan + Casey McManemin
Culinaire
Daltile

NEXT FORUM PANEL DISCUSSION
Catherine GAVIN, Moderator
“Revitalizing Flood Plains as Public Spaces”
4 February 2014
Tuesday, 6:30 pm; informal reception at 6:15 pm
Dallas Center for Architecture, 1909 Woodall Rogers Freeway, Ste. 100
Free Admission for all attendees as a public outreach of the Forum
The panel will bring together experts who are rethinking the role of flood plains in urban areas. Plans for Austin’s Waller Creek; the Trinity River in Fort Worth and Dallas; and the San Antonio River, which all aspire to redevelop flood plains as active public spaces will be explored.
Catherine Gavin is the Editor of Texas Architect magazine.  Gavin had been a historic
preservation consultant in New York City since 2004.  Her projects included work on the
New York Public Library, Carnegie Hall, and the United Nations Headquarters, as well as the rehabilitation and restoration of numerous residential and commercial developments in historic districts throughout the city.

Panel Season Sponsors-
Balfour Beatty Construction
John Eagle Dealerships
HOSSLEY Lighting Associates
Purdy McGuire, Inc.
Cindy + Armond Schwartz
Talley Associates
WDG Architects

Panel Sponsors-
Wendy Konradi + Jessica Stewart Lendvay
Fashion Optical

SPECIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Ed MAZRIA
Founder, Architecture 2030
10 February 2014
Monday; Reception and Lecture from 5:30-7:30 pm
HKS Office; 350 N Saint Paul Street, Suite 100, Dallas
Forum Members and AIA Dallas members $20;  Gen Admission $25
2030 Series Presented by AIA Dallas; Keynote Presenting Sponsor : HKS
Keynote Sponsor:  Dallas Architecture Forum
Advance registration requested at  www.aiadallas.org
Ed  Mazria is founder of Architecture 2030, a non-partisan, non-profit research organization developing planning, policy, and design solutions for low-carbon, resilient built environments worldwide. In 2006, with Architecture 2030, Mazria developed and issued the 2030 Challenge, a measured and achievable strategy to dramatically reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and fossil-fuel consumption by the year 2030. He speaks nationally and internationally on the subject of architecture, design, energy and climate change.  His numerous awards include AIA Design Innovation Award, American Planning Association Award, Department of Energy Awards, “Pioneer Award” from the American Solar Energy Society, and most recently a 2008 National Conservation Achievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation. He is a fellow of the Design Futures Council.

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An Experiment in Creative Coding‏ – dcU

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dcU IS BACK IN SESSION!

This semester, we’re exploring the rapidly changing world of NEW MEDIA. JOIN US as we learn how technology is expanding the possibilities for today’s artist and transforming the way we experience contemporary art.

WHAT IS dcU?
dc University is a lecture series featuring North Texas college professors. Guest speakers explore current trends in contemporary art related to their areas of expertise. The lecture series aims to highlight innovative art educators in North Texas and expose audience members to evolving methods of artistic expression.

UPCOMING:

Wednesday 04 December 2013
IRA GREENBERG (SMU)
19.00 (7.00 pm)

FREE / OPEN TO PUBLIC
For more information, please contact learning@dallascontemporary.org.

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