With the Help of Friends celebrates fifteen dynamic photographs ranging from the 1930s to the present day that were selected and purchased over the recent years by the Amon Carter with the assistance of its photography collection supporters. Whether it’s the youthful theatrics of Joaquin Trujillo’s Jacky or the raw industrial motion of Margaret Bourke-White’s Four Thousand Fahrenheit, Otis Steel Company, these photographs tell vivid stories about life and how we think about our world. At the same time, the exhibition proclaims the vibrancy of the museum’s ongoing... Read more
Since its opening in January 1961, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art has acquired one of the world’s finest collections of American paintings, photographs, sculpture, and works on paper. Key selections from the collection—from epic landscape and western paintings, elegant still lifes, and singular representations of war and exploration, to unparalleled modernist sculptures and abstractions—are featured in an exciting presentation that reveals the singularity of the Amon Carter collection.
To rejuvenate the presentation of our collection, we are in the process of renovating our... Read more
The Amon Carter has commissioned a large-scale, site-specific installation of more than eighty miles of multicolored thread by internationally celebrated Mexican-born, Dallas-based artist Gabriel Dawe.
Words cannot do justice to the transformative power of Dawe’s sculptural marvels, which he weaves from thousands of thin strands. They look like frozen light and Technicolor vaporous mist, drawing attention to the majestic architecture and natural light of the museum’s Atrium, designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson.
Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34 is supported by... Read more