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MATTHEW KRISTALL Art Notes COURTESY OF THE ARTIST, STUART SHAVE/MODERN ART, LONDON, THE MODERN INSTITUTE, GLASGOW, GALERIE EVA PRESENHUBER, ZURICH, 303 GALLERY, NYC, PHOTO JULIUS PICKENPACK Take Two: Scottish and Irish sculptresses take the town, highlighted in ambitious mountings in the heart of the museum district. First up, the Dallas Museum of Art commissions Scottish sensation Karla Black — a star of the 2011 Venice Biennale and one of four finalists for last year's Turner Prize (the equivalent of an Oscar for an under-50 British artist) — to create two over-thetop yet ethereal installations spun from her signature materials that are often raided from the drugstore or apothecary, including body glitter, nail polish, eyeshadow pigments and bath bombs (through March 17). The DMA's Jeffrey Grove does curatorial honors for this ofthe-minute talent, whose work is emphatically not about the girly nature of her materials ... After your encounter György Kepes' Juliet with One Peacock Feather Eye, Chicago, 1938, at PDNB Gallery with Black's fragile, albeit heroic, sculpture, stroll to the Nasher Sculpture Center to interact with Irish notable Eva Rothschild. This fall's Sightings headliner energizes the Nasher's entrance via patinated piping of aluminum, fiberglass, epoxy, polyurethane paint and lacquer, snaking around and above the museum's desks, stairs and doorways via Why Don't You (Dallas), which possesses its own unmistakable minimalist joie de vivre (through January 20) ... Bauhaus Your House: PDNB Gallery does it again, pulling out a trove of vintage gelatin silver images from three North Texas talents, all of them women, who were shaped by Bauhaus lensmen who were visiting artists back in the day. The Bauhaus' Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and György Kepes touched down in Denton in the 1940s, where they influenced Carlotta Corpron, Ida Lansky and Barbara Maples (through January 5). The resulting futuristic compositions evidence wild abstract experiments with light, photograms and solarization that produced remarkable effects as underscored in "Texas – Bauhaus" ... Just in: Artist/gallerist Brian Gibb of The Public Trust has turned his idiosyncratic brilliance to the restaurant world. Tune in next month to see details of his latest and greatest interventions and creations for destined-to-be-hot spot Hypnotic Sushi (3211 Oak Lawn Avenue), opening as you read these pages. Eva Rothschild's Why Don't You (Dallas), Banquettes as white cube anyone? Catherine D. Anspon Restaurant Buzz brought to byto by you brought you DALLAS ART FAIR Gant Rugger Sandqvist Miansai by Michael Saiger G entlemen, please point your browsers to, an online haberdashery offering a smartly edited selection of clothing and accessories from around the globe. Curated by fashion industry veteran Paul Witt, the online shop sources difficult-tofind labels such as Gant Rugger, Riviera Club, Norse Projects, Mark McNairy and Universal Works, plus unique accessories from leather goods to bags by Miansai by Michael Saiger, Archival Clothing and Palmer Trading Company. Witt's passion for launching his site came from his own style aesthetic, which is more pared down and casual, but still focused in design. "There are guys out there who dress more casually but still look sharp in button-downs and jeans, or in sweaters and chinos — that's their 'suit' for work," he says. "I've been that guy my entire career." New designers and selections are added weekly, reflecting Witt's personal mantra and company tagline: "More, More. Now, Now. Next, Next." And be on the lookout for the Wittmore collection of gift items (limited-edition note cards, Dopp kits, wallets and more) set for a sneak peek on the site during the holidays. Steven Hempel launches its fall pub-inspired menu with pork shank osso bucco and salt-and-pepper salmon … Executive chef Nick Amoriello makes his move from The Meddlesome Moth to The Front Room: A Park Cities Diner … For do-ityourselfers with culinary leanings: Order a copy of Terri Taylor's Edible Dallas and Fort Worth: The Cookbook on Amazon and try your hand at some favorite local dishes from the likes of chefs Graham Dodds and Jon Bonnell … Raul and Olga Reyes, chefs and owners of Mesa Veracruz in the Bishop Arts District, prime your palate for cooler temps with updated fall favorites served on the brand-new outdoor patio … Preston Center has jumped on Hopdoddy Burger Bar. You haven't lived till you've tried The Primetime (Akaushi beef, brie and truffle aioli) washed down with a BEBC, Lakewood & Peticolas or a Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka cocktail … North Dallas earns bragging rights with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Look for the drive-through between Arapaho and Beltline Roads on the Tollway … Chefs Toby De La Rosa and Michael Martensen of The Cedars Social have cooked up a fall menu that includes day boat scallops and Akaushi steak frites complemented by soul-warming cocktails … Not only does Wolfgang Puck's Five Sixty offer some of the most gorgeous views of downtown, but now it serves Asian-inspired brunch from 11 am to 4 pm Sundays … Adding to the buzz surrounding The Joule Hotel, CBD Provisions — a brasseriestyle eatery specializing in artisanal comfort food — will open in Spring 2013. Lacy Ball EMILY SIMS Andrea Zieher Why are you exhibiting at the Dallas Art Fair 2013? Do you do other fairs as an exhibitor? What makes the Fair in Dallas stand out? We are exhibiting at the Dallas Art Fair next year because of our fabulous experience in 2012 (we originally tried it out on another dealer's recommendation). The Dallas community Liz Markus has a clear love of contemporary art. The collectors were friendly and engaged — and prepared to commit to new artists. We sold work by every artist that we brought, but more importantly, we have been able to maintain ongoing relationships with these collectors. Often fairs are either chaotic or depressingly slow. The Dallas Art Fair is unique in that it is intimate and relaxed, and yet lots of good business occurs — and by that, I mean actual sales. We have slowed down on art fair participation as we transition from a "young" gallery into our mid-career. Therefore, we have stopped participating in young fairs and have started looking to the bigger fairs, such as Art Basel Miami Beach and Art Hong Kong, though this year we are going to take a break from the craziness of the Miami scene. For the rest of the conversation, peruse DALLAS ART FAIR: APRIL 12 – 14, 201 PREVIEW GALA APRIL 11 3; WWW.DALLASARTFAIR.COM © 2012 WALTER WEISSMAN something to a museum — I think it was the Whitney. We are thrilled that our 2011 group show "Sculpture in So Many Words" has traveled to the Nasher Sculpture Center, where it is on view through January. It is rare that a museum will exhibit a gallery show, so this is a huge compliment. We are big believers in the idea that you create your own luck. More, More Paul Witt Chef John Coleman (most recently of the Ritz-Carlton) has scored some of the city's most primo real estate for 2012, at the Nasher Sculpture Center Savor and Relish. The latter will debut as a food truck at the opening of Klyde Warren Park, then ultimately morph into a quick-bite kiosk. Slated to open in mid-2013, Savor will bring a gastropub concept to the Dallas Arts District, and we're already salivating over offerings including baked ricotta and buttermilk calamari … Embrace a new Fullosophie, a gourmet dining service by friends Jess Shain and Tarin Holcomb that provides semiweekly deliveries of farm-to-fork meals tailored to fit your health needs … Here's another reason to stroll over to Boulevardier: This Oak Cliff favorite now serves brunch every Sunday 11 am to 3 pm. Chef Nathan Tate's eggs meurette, Andrea Zieher, co-founder and co-owner of New York–based mimosas and pumpkin flip cocktails ZieherSmith and past president of NADA, takes questions from fill the bill … Following its success at NYC-based painter and Huffington Post contributor Liz Markus. The Shops at Legacy, the fresh grill and wine bar Seasons 52 is now serving NorthPark What was your big break to date as a dealer? Center … Slated to open its doors this month, It's more like lots of little breaks along Cook Hall takes the place of the dearly departed the way. Each first time we got a review Craft at W-Victory with comfort-food provisions in a publication was a victory, most in a cozy outpost … Using only naturally raised, especially our first big review in The organic ingredients sourced from local growers New York Times, which now covers and ranchers, The Gin Mill on Henderson Avenue us regularly. Or the first time we sold COLLECTOR'S CONVERSATION We Want Wittmore, Mark McNairy Clothes Minded Nicole Kwon Nicole Kwon Concept Store, 3699 McKinney Ave., Suite 312, 214.536.7000 Stints working with Vivienne Westwood, Hussein Chalayan and Peter Som — as well as a diploma from Jimmy Choo's alma mater, the London School of Fashion — give designer Nicole Kwon indisputable fashion authority. But it's her own collection of aesthetically modern silhouettes that makes the Nicole Kwon Concept Store a don't-miss destination in West Village. Under-the-radar labels including Josefina Larrson, Catbird, Sena and Maria Francesca Pepe clinch its indy-cool reputation, and Dieppa Restrepo's handmade unisex flats, available in a range of colors and materials (including cork) seal the deal. Guys will dig Kwon's custom-tailored dress shirts that prove fine tailoring can be had for around $150 a pop. Come Spring 2013, look for offerings from her former mentor: Hussein Chalayan will be exclusively available within these four walls. Lacy Ball NOVEMBER | PAGE 6 | 2012

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