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April 2017

Collection Spotlight: DeForrest Judd Art Work and Papers

DeForrest H. Judd, a native of Hartsgrove, Ohio, lived most of his life in Dallas working as an artist and teaching at Southern Methodist University. Judd’s keen observation of everyday life and nature influenced him to paint, draw, and print… Continue Reading →

Art for Human Rights 2017: interviews with participants

Anna Landreneau, SMU Amnesty International (AI) Vice President and Cox School of Business student, and two of the participating artists, Hannah Aaron and Thania McElroy for Art for Human Rights 2017 agreed to an interview for the Hamon blog about… Continue Reading →

New online exhibition from Hamon’s Bywaters Special Collection: DeForrest Judd Sketches

The Bywaters Special Collection in the Hamon Arts Library has a new online exhibition, DeForrest Judd – Sketches of Texas Regions – Big Bend, Caddo Lake, Gulf Coast. Judd is a Texas Regionalist, and this collection contains nine sketchbooks from… Continue Reading →

Eva Hesse Film Screening

The Hamon Arts Library presents  Eva Hesse Documentary Film Screening Wednesday, April 26th at 4 p.m. Greer Garson Screening Room, Owen Arts Center The widely acclaimed 2015 documentary, Eva Hesse explores the life and career of brilliant and influential German-born… Continue Reading →

Two New Exhibitions at Hamon

Octaviano Rangel: Was he a beast if the music could move him so? On view on the third floor of Hamon This exhibition of recent work by Dallas and Monterrey-based artist, Octaviano Rangel is inspired by Franz Kakfa’s Metamorphosis. On view… Continue Reading →

Collection Spotlight: Esther Webb Houseman art work and papers

Esther Webb Houseman (1910 – 1992) lived most of her life in Dallas working in the fields of crafts and design. In 1933, with Velma Davis [Dozier], she established the Dallas School of Creative Arts; together they were referred to… Continue Reading →

On View: Piecing It Together

Piecing It Together Danielle Kimzey, Mary Laube & Christopher Reno On view until May 28th, 2017 in the Hawn Gallery Piecing It Together presents a selection of abstract paintings and drawings by Danielle Kimzey, Mary Laube, and Christopher Reno. These… Continue Reading →

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