Top galleries

  1. Dallas Museum of Art and The Nasher Sculpture Center:

These neighbouring institutions provide the fulcrum for the city’s Arts District. The museum is housed in a beautiful building by Edward Larrabee Barnes while Renzo Piano’s sculpture centre opens onto a sculpture garden.

  1. The Power Station:

Located outside of the main art drag, Alden Pinnell’s Power Station is a lofty three-floor industrial space that offers site-specific work by artists.

  1. Dallas Contemporary:

The Contemporary is one of the only kunsthalles in the US, dedicated to exhibitions by emerging talent. It likes to push boundaries as seen in its commission of large wall murals around the city from Shepard Fairey.

Key collectors

Howard and Cindy Rachofsky whose collection contains an impressive chunk of art pauvre. They are now focusing on a lot of Japanese post-war work.

The Rose Family – Deedie and Rusty Rose are important patrons of contemporary art, especially from Latin American artists.

Marguerite Hoffman – Along with her late husband, Robert, Marguerite has collected pieces by Cy Twombly and Gerhard Richter. She is now building up a collection of medieval illuminated manuscripts.

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