The Dallas Morning News

MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH

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817-738-9215. themodern.org.

■ “Focus: Wael Shawky” features a film from Shawky’s trilogy Cabaret Crusades, along with new and related drawings and sculpture. The artist, who is based in Alexandria, Egypt, and Philadelph­ia, explores the ambiguitie­s between history and myth in a multimedia presentati­on to challenge the authority of history. Themes he investigat­es include the history of the Arab peninsula (The Gulf Project), medieval hostilitie­s between Christians and Muslims (Cabaret Crusades) and the recounting of poetic myths (Al Araba Al Madfuna). Through June 20.

■ “Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again” surveys three decades of the artist’s video works and photograph­y that focus on ancient and recent Iranian history. Through May 16.

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