The Carter is open today, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Speaking with Light, organized by the Carter, is one of the first major museum survey to explore how Indigenous artists have leveraged their lenses to reclaim representation and affirm their existence, perspectives, and trauma. The exhibition features more than 30 artists, 75 photographs, videos, three-dimensional works, and digital activations that forge an investigation into identity, resistance, and belonging.
Organized by and drawn exclusively from the collection of the Joslyn Art Museum, Faces from the Interior features over 60 recently conserved watercolors including portraits of individuals from the Omaha, Ponca, Yankton, Lakota, Mandan, Hidatsa, Assiniboine, and Blackfoot nations. Contemporary Indigenous knowledge bearers, artists, and scholars from those nations contributed texts and four short films for this exhibition.
Known for her signature artistic practice of creating monumental sculpture from natural or discarded materials, Jean Shin will create a site-specific work on the Carter grounds that examines the Museum’s history and landscape. Shin will develop a functional work that reflects the Museum’s past and present through an elegant expression of identity and community.
This exhibition examines the Fort Worth mid-century art scene through the presentation of more than 30 works by Fort Worth artist Charles Truett Williams and the artistic community drawn to his studio salon. Accompanying the works on paper and sculptures are ephemera from the recently acquired archives of Williams.
Dallas photographer David H. Gibson has been capturing the beauty of the Southwestern landscape for more than 50 years. Morning Light: The Photographs of David H. Gibson takes us to two of his favorite sites, Cypress Creek in Wimberley, Texas, and Eagle Nest Lake nestled in the mountains east of Taos, New Mexico.
Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation visualizes what freedom looks like for Black Americans today and the legacy of the Civil War in 2023 and beyond from the perspectives of contemporary Black artists.
This exhibition surveys the work of Los Angeles-based artist Christina Fernandez, whose rich practice explores migration, labor, gender, Mexican American identity, and the unique capacities of the photographic medium.