These art exhibits will give you a look into different cultures
Experience culture through these art exhibits.
ZimSculpt is the Botanic Garden’s first Zimbabwean sculpture exhibit. It features more than 100 works from dozens of contemporary artists. These Shona sculptures, carved from serpentine and semiprecious stone, weigh tons and stand as high as 7 feet tall. The pieces are for sale; smaller sculptures and jewelry will be available in a tented marketplace.
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
When: Through July 30
10TH ANNUAL TEXAS JURIED EXHIBITION
Select artists will showcase contemporary 2D and 3D artwork as part of this exhibition. The three jurors who selected the pieces for display include Vicki Meek, the 2021 Texas Artist of the Year; Clare Milliken, assistant curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; and Luis Purón, executive director of the Rockport Center for the Arts. The best in show will receive a cash prize and a chance to exhibit at Artspace111 during the 2023-24 season. Artspace111 will host an online showcase featuring more entries following the exhibition.
Where: Artspace111, 111 Hampton St.
When: Through Aug. 26
Contact: 817-692- 3228
ARTHUR DOVE: MINIATURE LABORATORIES
“Arthur Dove: Miniature Laboratories” features a selection of works from the last years of Dove’s life (1940-46) and comes primarily from the museum’s collection. Dove created these works while confined to his home and the surrounding area in Long Island, New York, due to health issues. The hundreds of works he created during that time were done on paper and used different mediums and techniques. The Carter’s conservation team analyzed the pieces and shares new insights on Dove’s creative process.
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
When: Through Aug. 27
This spring marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon, and as part of the celebration, the museum will showcase 13 works from his series “In the American West.”
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd
When: Through Oct. 1
LIVES OF THE GODS: DIVINITY IN MAYA ART
Nearly 100 rarely-seen masterpieces and recent discoveries will be on display in this exhibit. The artwork shows stages in the life cycle of the gods, from birth to their showy transformations as flowers or creatures of the night. These works were created during the Classic period (A.D. 250-900) in the tropical forests of what is now Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico and depict a world where divine, human and natural realms are intertwined. Museums from Europe, the United States and Latin America loaned items for the exhibit.
Where: Kimbell Art Museum 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
When: Through Sept. 3
ROBERT MOTHERWELL: PURE PAINTING
This exhibit will be the first presentation in more than 25 years to fully examine the artist’s mastery. Motherwell emerged in the New York art scene during the 1940s, doing abstracted figurative works. Guest curator Susan Davidson has chosen pieces that will highlight the key series that defined Motherwell’s work and offer new insights into his evolution as an artist. The Modern has exhibited Motherwell’s work before, including in 1991, the final retrospective done during his lifetime.
Where: The Modern, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth
When: Through Sept. 17