The Dallas Morning News
AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
■ NEW “An-my Lê: On Contested Terrain” is a nationally touring exhibition that features photographs from a selection of the artist’s five major bodies of work. The
Vietnamese American photographer explores the edges of war and landscapes of conflict in classically composed photographs. April 18-Aug. 8. A virtual talk with the artist will be held April 17 at 1 p.m.
■ “Gabriel Dawe: Plexus No. 34” is a large-scale installation created out of more than 80 miles of multicolored thread that fills the museum’s atrium with a giant indoor rainbow.
■ “In the Night Garden,” by Houston-based artist and Rice University professor Natasha Bowdoin, is inspired by the museum’s 19th-century paintings, botanical prints and archival materials. The large-scale installation created with cut paper and collaged boards features oversized vegetation accompanied by intricate watercolors. Through December.
■ LAST CHANCE “Meditations: Eleanore Mikus at Tamarind” showcases rarely seen works Mikus created in 1968. The exhibit draws from the Carter’s collection of works on paper. Through April 18.
■ NEW “Photography Is Art” tells the story of American photographers’ efforts to explore photography’s artfulness, from the late 19th century through the present day. Drawn from the Carter’s photography collection, this exhibition reveals how artists shaped their medium’s artistic language. April 18-Aug. 8.