The Official Calendar of the Dallas Art Fair

2013 Fair Days and Fair Nights: Who to See, Where to Be, April 10 Through 14

Catherine D. Anspon
Posted:
April 05, 2013

Wednesday, April 10 

5 – 8 pm: The Power Station Exhibition Opening for provocateurs Tobias Madison, Emanuel Rossetti and Stefan Tcherpnin (3816 Commerce Street). With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

6 – 8 pm: Dallas Contemporary Preview Showing and Toast to Seven, a real working art fair within the heroic industrial spaces of the non-profit Dallas Contemporary (161 Glass Street). With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass. 

8 – 10 pm: Arcodoro & Pomodoro Patron & Exhibitor Welcome Dinner at sponsor Arcodoro & Pomodoro (100 Crescent Court, Suite 140). With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.



Thursday, April 11

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Dallas Art Fair Press Preview (Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross Avenue).

12:30 – 1:30 pm: Dallas Art Fair Exhibitor and Collector Luncheon at Dallas Museum of Art (1717 North Harwood Street). By invitation only.

6 – 7 pm: Dallas Art Fair Preview Reception with very first access to the 83 gallerists of the 2013 Fair (Fashion Industry Gallery). With a Premiere Patron Pass only.

7 – 10 pm: Dallas Art Fair Preview Gala. The official Fair opening night benefits the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas Contemporary, offering patrons and top collectors the opportunity to preview and purchase exhibited works prior to the public opening the next day. Enjoy endless flutes of bubbly by presenting sponsor Ruinart while contemplating your next acquisitions. Preview Gala tickets available for purchase at dallasartfair.com/tickets.

10 pm – 2 am: Official Dallas Art Fair Preview Gala After Party at The Joule Hotel (1530 Main Street). Clink cocktails and dish art from the Joule’s beguiling rooftop deck. With a Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

 

Friday, April 12

11 am – 7 pm: Dallas Art Fair 2013 Opening Day (Fashion Industry Gallery).

11:30 am – 1 pm: Dave Perry-Miller Luncheon & Presentation by James Salomon of the Salomon Contemporary (FIG, Beck Imaginarium, 5th Floor). Private Event.

3 – 4 pm: Panel Discussion – Another sculpture, another chair… what would Brancusi do? (FIG, Beck Imaginarium, 5th Floor). James Cope, curator (moderator) leads a design-focused panel featuring David Quadrini, gallerist; Pascal Spengemann, director, Marlborough Chelsea; Michael Corris, Ph.D., Professor of Art, Chair, Division of Art, Meadows School of Art, Southern Methodist University; and Rob Brinkley, editor in chief, FD Luxe. Topics encompass sculpture, design, furniture and artists such as Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Duchamp and Hans Arp. Open to Public.

4:30 – 5 pm: Keith Haring, Untitled (FDR NY), 1984 (FIG, Patron Lounge). 99 Cent Fine Art presents diptych panels from Keith Haring’s Untitled (FDR NY); a public work created in 1984 as a performance piece and mural along the FDR Drive at Asphalt Green Park, it served as a fence before being dismantled and removed in 1985 for construction.

5 – 7 pm: Forum Reception Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art (FIG) Members of the Dallas Museum of Art’s Forum are invited for a reception and tour of the Dallas Art Fair. Collectors Cindy Schwartz and Robyn Siegle will lead a highlights tour of the Fair. For more information about the Forum, please call 214.922.1272. Private Event.

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Forty Five Ten Welcomes Viktor and Rolf at Forty Five Ten (4510 McKinney Avenue). For more information, please contact rsvp@droesepr.com. Private Event.

6 – 8 pm: Nasher Sculpture Center Exhibition Opening: “Sightings: Nathan Mabry.” (2001 Flora Street). L.A.-based Mabry makes magic in the Nasher garden, with inspirations from archaeology and ethnology to Dada and Surrealism. Contact the Nasher Sculpture Center at 214.242.5151 or visit nashersculpturecenter.org. With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

6:30 – 8:30 pm: The Goss-Michael Foundation Exhibition Opening: “Dan Rees.” (1405 Turtle Creek Boulevard). Contact The Goss-Michael Foundation at 214.696.0555 or visit gossmichaelfoundation.org. With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

8 pm – midnight: Dallas Contemporary Exhibition Opening – “Caja Dallas: A Collaboration with Seven and the Dallas Art Fair, John Pomara, Soner and Walter Van Beirendonck.” (161 Glass Street). The not-to-be-missed exhibition opening during Fair week. Contact Erin Cluley at 214.821.2522 or visit dallascontemporary.org. With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.



Saturday, April 13

10 am – noon (remarks at 10 am): Cumulus Studios Field Day outside FIG at Henry C. Beck, Jr. Park. The Dallas Art Fair, in conjunction with Nathalie Karg’s Cumulus Studios, rolls out its inaugural Field Day. The public is invited to partake in lawn games, interact and play with works from ping-pong sets to swings designed by contemporary talents including Kenny Scharf, Mark Dion, Tom Burr, Massimo Bartolini and Adam McEwen.

11 am – 7 pm: Dallas Art Fair 2013, Day Two (FIG).

12:30 – 2 pm: Caja Dallas: A Collaboration with Seven and the Dallas Art Fair Panel Discussion & Luncheon at the Dallas Contemporary (161 Glass Street), hosted by Dallas Contemporary director Peter Doroshenko. Open to Public.

4:30 – 5 pm: Keith Haring, Untitled (FDR NY), 1984 (FIG, Patron Lounge). 99 Cent Fine Art presents diptych
panels from Keith Haring’s mythic Untitled (FDR NY); a public work created in 1984 as a performance piece and
mural along the FDR Drive, NYC.

4 – 6 pm: Junior Associates Reception Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art (FIG). Members of
the Junior Associates at the Dallas Museum of Art (the Museum’s young professionals’ group) will gather for a champagne reception and tours of the Fair. For more information about the Junior Associates, please call 214.922.1272. Private Event.


Sunday, April 14

10 – 11 am: Lisa Brown and Artist Annette Lawrence host Texas Tour of Dallas Cowboys Stadium Art Collection (925 North Collins Street, Arlington). Tour this unprece-dented world-class collection of 19 commissioned works of art, put together with the leadership of a professional art advisor. Limited availability; to RSVP, contact Kelly Coppock at 214.220.1278 or kelly.coppock@dallasartfair.com. With a VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass.

Noon – 6 pm: Dallas Art Fair 2013, Third and Final Day (FIG). Your last chance to take in the Fair’s fare culled from 83 dealers world-wide, featuring avant-garde and significant painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video and installation by modern and contemporary masters.

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