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Enoc Perez. Installation view of Liberty & Restraint, 2018. Photo by Kevin Todora

DC PUBLIC TOURS

Enoc Perez

SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY @ 12.00 PM

Join us for an hour-long walkthrough of Enoc Perez's Liberty & Restraint with DC's Harper LaRoux. Explore modernist architecture and contemporary art through Perez's new body of work that engages Philip Johnson’s legacy in Texas.

FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

Enoc Perez Cathedral of Hope, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

PHILIP JOHNSON

BIOGRAPHICAL LECTURE

by Hilary Lewis

TUESDAY 6 MARCH @ 7.00 PM

As an accompaniment to Enoc Perez’s exhibition Liberty & Restraint, join Dallas Contemporary and Hilary Lewis, the Chief Curator and Creative Director of The Glass House, for a walk through Philip Johnson’s life and work as an art collector and architect. This event is in collaboration with The Dallas Architecture Forum.

 

Introduction by Nate Eudaly of The Dallas Architecture Forum.

 

Cathedral of Hope

5910 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, Texas 75235

FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

For more info: learning@dallascontemporary.org

 

Hilary Lewis collaborated with Philip Johnson for over twelve years, recording Johnson’s memoirs and ideas on architecture. Lewis wrote two books with Johnson: Philip Johnson: The Architect in His Own Words (Rizzoli, 1994), an oral history of Johnson’s experience in architecture, and The Architecture of Philip Johnson (Bulfinch, 2002), a presentation of the full Johnson portfolio from the early houses of the 1940s through his extended career of the following six decades, as well as curated a major museum exhibition on the architect, Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art. Lewis is trained in the history of architecture, public policy and urban planning, has taught architectural and urban history at Harvard and MIT, and served as the Philip Johnson Scholar at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Glass House site.

Mary Katrantzou. Installation view of Mary, Queen of Prints, 2018. Photo by Kevin Todora

A LOOK AT PRINT IN
FASHION HISTORY

with Annette Becker

THURSDAY 8 MARCH @ 6.00 PM

Join us for a lecture inspired by Mary Katrantzou’s exhibition Mary, Queen of Prints. Annette Becker, Director of the Texas Fashion Collection, will discuss the role of prints in fashion design, innovations in technology, and fashion as fine art. Mary, Queen of Prints will be open for viewing by attendees after the lecture concludes.

FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

Philip Johnson The Beck House, 1964. Photo by Jason Anderson

THE BECK HOUSE TOUR

SATURDAY 10 MARCH @ 1.00 PM

As a part of Enoc Perez's Liberty & Restraint, The Beck House, a private residence designed by the late architect Philip Johnson, will open to the public for a home tour featuring an installation of Enoc Perez's work. Jeff Bogert, The Beck House Manager, will lead the tour.

FREE WITH REQUIRED RESERVATION

For reservations or more info, please email: learning@dallascontemporary.org

 

The Beck House address will be sent privately upon making your reservation.

MTV RE:DEFINE 2018

www.mtvredefine.com

FRIDAY 13 APRIL 2018

MTV Staying Alive Foundation, in partnership with Dallas Contemporary and The Goss-Michael Foundation, is pleased to announce the seventh annual MTV Re:Define benefit, presented by NorthPark Center to take place in their CenterPark Garden. The evening, featuring an exclusive musical performance and live auction led by Simon de Pury, will be hosted by Joyce Goss and Kenny Goss, and chaired by Maxine Trowbridge and Brooke Davenport. Often considered one of the most significant British contemporary artists, Tracey Emin is this year’s artist honoree.

BUY TICKETS HERE

January Opening at Dallas Contemporary, 2017. Photo by Yesi Fortuna

DC COLLEGE NIGHT

SATURDAY 28 APRIL FROM 7.00 – 10.00 PM

Dallas Contemporary is hosting a free evening for North Texas college students, after hours and exclusively for university students. Explore exhibitions by Eric Fischl, Sara Rahbar, and Harry Nuriev.

FREE + OPEN to ALL NORTH TEXAS COLLEGE STUDENTS

Must present valid university ID at the door.

For more info: learning@dallascontemporary.org

 

Parking is free. Please park in Dallas Contemporary’s lot on Riverfront Blvd. and Glass St.

We will not check bags or coats, please leave large bags and backpacks at home.

Michael Anderson. Still from Logan’s Run, 1976. Photo by Archive Photos / Getty Images

DC SCREENING

Logan's Run

SATURDAY 26 MAY @ 8.00 PM

As a part of Enoc Perez's Liberty & Restraint, Dallas Contemporary will host a free screening of Michael Anderson's 1976 sci-fi film, Logan's Run. Partly filmed at late architect Philip Johnson's Fort Worth Water Gardens, the film, starring Michael York and Farrah Fawcett, is set in the year 2274 with one major drawback: humans are terminated when they reach 30 years old. Bring your own lawn chairs + blankets!

 

Fort Worth Water Gardens

1502 Commerce St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102

FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

161 Glass Street Dallas Texas 75207 USA +214 821 2522