Dallas Summer Art Shows – DMA and Nasher Sculpture Center Gems

If you haven’t checked out our roundup of art exhibitions not to be missed this spring, there are tons of new installations still on view throughout the season, as well as the recent opening of Cartier and Islamic art at the Dallas Museum of Art.

But if you’re looking to catch even more art this summer, we’ve rounded up some notable Dallas exhibits worthy of your attention.

On view until September 11, A Sentence in Soil is the second major American exhibition by Dutch-born London artist Magali Reus. (Courtesy of Nasher)

Magali Reus: A sentence in the ground

Nasher Sculpture Center

On view until September 11 A sentence in the ground is the second major US exhibition by Dutch-born, London-based artist Magali Reus. The installation of new works “examines how the shapes of simple, recognizable objects can generate an immediate chain of associations when dislocated from their original functions”. Reus’ sculptures are often inspired by a common object like a ladder or a lock, and explore the conflict between enclosure and openness.

Nasher Art Exhibitions
Sculptor artist Lynda Benglis highlights three new bodies of work in her current exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center. (Courtesy of Nasher)

Lynda Benglis

Nasher Sculpture Center

Sculptor artist Lynda Benglis highlights three new bodies of work in her current exhibition at the Nasher Sculpture Center. After five decades in the art world, Benglis presents Bounty, Amber Waves and Fruity Plains, 2014 (three large fountains installed in Le Jardin), and large bronze sculptures exhibited inside the museum. The American sculptor is known for her wax paintings and cast latex sculptures.

DMA Art Exhibitions
Multimedia artist Tiffany Chung creates an installation for the Dallas Museum of Art‘s mural series. (Courtesy of DMA)

Tiffany Chung

Dallas Museum of Art

On view August 5 through July 2, 2023, Houston-based artist Tiffany Chung has created a new project for the Museum’s Concourse Mural Series. The Vietnamese American artist is known for her cartographic drawings, photos, videos, and more. For this upcoming exhibition, she is creating an installation that focuses on stories of migration and movement, particularly of those living in Dallas.

Julia P. Cluff