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The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion

  • 8 Feb 2020
  • 17 May 2020
  • Amon Carter Museum of Modern Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Mark Dion, Sketch of Seagull, 2018, watercolor on paper

Artist Mark Dion retraces the footsteps of several 19th-century explorers in Texas, collecting materials to form a site-specific exhibition you can see only at the Carter. One of the most well-regarded living artists today, Dion is part explorer and part historian; part naturalist and part collector of curiosities. His large-scale installations evoke the past in their materials and ethos, but they address today’s culture head-on with intellect and humor. More than 150 years after the Texas explorers he followed, The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion enhances our understanding of the past and ultimately brings it to life in the present day.

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