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ART NOTES M ove over, Museum of Ice Cream and Sweet Tooth Hotel. In today's world of art as spectacle, rare is the stately museum that speaks the language of scholars and trades in the timeless. Cue Southern Methodist University's venerable Meadows Museum, which marks a milestone anniversary this spring: 20 years in its handsome red-brick colonnaded structure, a paean to classical architecture designed by Chicago-based Hammond Beeby Rupert Ainge Since its unveiling i n 2 0 0 1 , t h i s 66,000-square-foot Georgian jewel box has honed a singular focus that spans half a millennia of Spanish art, with holdings touted as the best outside t h e I b e r i a n P e n i n s u l a . Now on view, dual exhibitions at the Meadows showcase iconic works as well as casting a wider net to highlight other notable collections housed campus-wide. From Goya — the Spanish artist most in step with our turbulent times represented by an 1827 portrait PEDIGREED SPANISH ART-HISTORIC RICHES AT MEADOWS MUSEUM AT SMU CELEBRATE 20 YEARS of the artist's grandson — to a tiny Surrealist masterpiece by the inimitable Salvador Dalí, The Fish Man (L'homme poisson) from 1930, the Meadows presents a roll call of its most notable calling cards. March 14 through June 20, More on this story, Catherine D. Anspon 214.520.8300 ERINHOME.COM ERIN @ ERINHOME.COM 6725 Prestonshire Lane Preston Hollow Clockwise from above left: Goya's Portrait of Mariano Goya, the Artist's Grandson, 1827; Mariano Fortuny y Marsal's Beach at Portici, 1874; Florence Elliott McClung's Junius Street, Dallas, undated; all collection Meadows Museum, SMU. ARTWORK PHOTOS BY, CLOCKWISE, DIMITRIS SKLIRIS, ROBERT LAPRELLE, MICHAEL BODYCOMB. 20

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