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October 2019- Dallas

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cool," he says. "That membership was a big thing for me. And I have a couple of early memories — the Ed Ruscha exhibition … all the Japanese calligraphy around LACMA." The idea of culture has become increasingly fluid as we move through the 21st century. There is, of course, artistic and pop culture, but add to that street culture, celebrity culture, and retail culture. While each world holds its own, they collide more than ever before. While artist collaborations with fashion houses are now barely newsworthy, RETNA's graffi ti-ing of an entire Restoration Hardware store in West Palm Beach grabbed plenty of attention. And, for good reason. RETNA has managed to stay ahead of the curve. For his upcoming Dallas debut, the artist wants to leave a permanent mark on the city. This is no small gesture: He has asked for a building to paint. Details are coming together, but it looks as if he will be given the back wall of Dallas Auction Gallery, which faces Irving Boulevard on the Trinity Trail where joggers, cyclists, and other urban dwellers will be able to appreciat e RETNA's work up close and personal. The mind reels as to what he will create. "Dovetail Mortises & La Peluca Grande,"October 11 through November 8, at The Goss-Michael Foundation, 1305 Wycliff Ave., RETNA's The Brimstone Chronicles Embargo Series Atlantico JR, 2019 RETNA's The Brimstone Chronicles Embargo Series Runny Mascarat, 2019 Restoration Hardware West Palm Beach, Florida (continued from page 88) The Magic Flute Oct-Nov 2019 214.443.1000 Season Sponsor The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family The Official Airlines of The Dallas Opera The Golden Cockerel

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