The Dallas Morning News

AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

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817-738-1933. cartermuse­um.org.

■ 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.

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