Dallas Contemporary Summer Exhibitions

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explore our current exhibitions on view now – 21 august 2022

monday – closed
tues – sat 11.00 – 18.00
sun 12.00 – 17.00

161 glass street dallas texas 75207 usa

https://dallascontemporary.org
info@dallascontemporary.org
+214 821 2522

 
about the exhibitions
 
joesph havel, detail image by alexandra hulsey
joseph havel: parrot architecture
on view: 16 april –  21 august 2022 houston-based sculptor joseph havel presents parrot architecture, an exhibition of never-before-seen wall assemblages and totemic bronze and resin sculptures, made with the help of his pet parrot hannah during the pandemic. the works on show are a lasting legacy of their collaboration while also offering critical commentary on the environmental impact of the global health crisis on engendered species. the exhibition is curated by dallas contemporary’s executive director, peter doroshenko
lonnie holley’s exhibition coming from the earth, image by alexandra hulsey
lonnie holley: coming from the earth
on view: 16 april –  21 august 2022 an entirely self-taught artist, whose art was born out of struggle, hardship, and perhaps most importantly, furious curiosity and biological necessity, celebrated alabama-born artist lonnie holley comes to dallas contemporary for his first exhibition in texas with a new body of ceramic works commissioned for the show. the exhibition is curated by dallas contemporary’s executive director, peter doroshenko
borna sammak, detail image by alexandra hulsey
borna sammak: america, nice place
on view: 16 april –  21 august 2022 america, nice place marks new york-based artist borna sammak’s first solo exhibition in texas and his first museum show. known for mixed-media sculptures, paintings and installations that riff on american culture, sammak brings his wide-ranging practice to dallas through a showcase of new and recent works, as well as a new exhibition design conceived by the artist to complement the presentation. the exhibition is curated by adjunct curator alison m. gingeras
natalie wadlington, detail image by kevin todora
natalie wadlington: places that grow
on view: 16 april –  21 august 2022 natalie wadlington, based in college station in east texas, makes her institutional debut at dallas contemporary this spring. wadlington’s presentation features a new series of figurative paintings created in the artist’s signature style, who come together in symbolic scenes that mirror humanity’s complex struggles in understanding and caring for mother earth. inspired by the expansive and ever-changing sky in her new home state of texas, the paintings appoint the celestial sphere as the covert protagonist and are set in all times of day, from dusk to dawn. the exhibition is curated by emily edwards, assistant curator at dallas contemporary
renata morales’s exhibition coming from the earth, image by alexandra hulsey
renata morales: inane and mundane evolutionary tales of fear love and horror
on view: 26 september 2021 –  21 august 2022 in this year-long, multimedia project, multidisciplinary artist renata morales has created an installation made of drawings and ceramics, that has evolved through the year. the exhibition marks the artist’s first-ever solo museum exhibition. this exhibition is curated by dallas contemporary’s executive director, peter doroshenko
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