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OBSESSIONS. DECORATION. SALIENT FACTS. D a l l a s n a t i v e L i n d s a y Kavanaugh left her job in the fashion industry in L.A. to design fl owers at Hollyflora. B a c k h o m e in Dallas, she wanted to open her own fl ower business. While f r e e l a n c i n g at Bows and Arrows, she m e t H a i l e y Kahn. Late last year, they founded their bespoke design studio in the Knox-Henderson area, Venus & Co. Their fl owers, which weave through this month's cover and fashion story, are ethereal and otherworldly. Venus & Co, 5410 Richard St., venusandcofl owers. com; by appointment only. Anne Lee Phillips Fleur GODDESS W hen the French R o o m S a l o n opens in June in the redesigned Adolphus hotel, the art may get as much play as the cocktails. A pair of works by minimalist Richard Serra were secured by Samantha Reitmayer Sano and Joslyn Taylor, whose design fi rm Swoon, the Studio has been charged with the hotel's reinvention — a project more than a year in the making. To pair with the Serras, the Swoon team decided additional art should be local; they tapped Lucia Simek, communications manager for the Nasher Sculpture Center and a talented artist in her own right, to curate. The resulting mix speaks to the masterful talent in IN LUCIA'S EYE Texas, particularly Dallas, with works by Francisco Moreno, Rene Trevino, Pamela Nelson, Rafa Martinez, Linnea Glatt, and Keer Tanchak (who has her fi rst solo exhibition at Dallas Contemporary this month), as well as photographers Allison V. Smith, Steven Visneau, and Maxine Helfman. As for Simek, we hear it took a little arm- twisting to convince her to include a work of her own. But if you look closely, you'll fi nd one. The Adolphus, 1321 Commerce St., 214.742.8200, Christina Geyer D oes Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind: George Strait's lyrics are a metaphor for the good views that await in Fort Worth. Begin at the Kimbell Art Museum, with the talent who put the museum on the map: the immortal Louis Kahn. Revel in Khan's design for the Kimbell, among the crowning achievements of his career, while gaining insight about his robust yet sensitive commissions around the globe. "Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture" also includes rare pastel drawings that provide clues to his inspiration in ART NOTES © KIMBELL ART MUSEUM, PHOTO BOB WHARTON Louis Kahn in the Kimbell Art Museum, 1972 Lindsay Kavanaugh, Hailey Kahn COURTESY THE ARTIST'S ESTATE AND ROUGHTON GALLERIES Margaret Putnam's Abstract in Green and Blue, circa 1950 – 1960, at Roughton Galleries COURTESY THE ARTIST AND FORTH WORTH CONTEMPORARY ARTS, TCU Tasneem Alsultan's Nasiba and her son Bilal, 2016, at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, TCU Rene Trevino's Iron Bowl, 2013 Kristen Cochran's Rococco, 2015 ancient architecture (through June 25) … At TCU's Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, the Middle East collective RAWIYA — translated as "he/she who tells a story" — makes its Texas debut with photographic images that document the social and political upheaval sweeping their region. Director Sara-Jayne Parsons curates this window into the Arab world, including many of the countries targeted by Trump's travel ban (through May 13) … Modernism and More: Roughton Galleries highlights a quartet of seminal Texas talents: Margaret Putnam, Otis Huband, Mark Lavatelli, and Dan Rizzie (through May 30). Putnam in particular is a revelation. Catherine D. Anspon L U X U R Y R E S I D E N T I A L T H E C O L L E C T I V E R E S I D E N T I A L . C O M

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