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Kendall Morgan

Kendall Morgan

Kendall Morgan has covered art, music, fashion, film, food and design for such online and print publications as Bon Appétit, the Dallas Morning News, GrandLife.com, Nylon and Sweet Paul. She recently returned to Texas after a decade working in marketing and advertising in New York, and she is thrilled to once again have easy access to great Tex-Mex.

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Dallas Art Fair Insider's Guide

Dallas Art Fair 2014: The ultimate guide to can't-miss artists and exhibitors

By Kendall Morgan

There’s no denying that beauty (or ugliness) is in the eye of the beholder. Whatever your artistic taste — abstract, gestural, figurative, photographic or sculptural — if you have the budget ...


Fundraising Redefined

Smashing MTV RE:DEFINE auction party rocks Dallas Contemporary

By Kendall Morgan

If Two x Two is Dallas’ indisputably glamorous uptown art auction, MTV RE:DEFINE is its decidedly funkier downtown counterpart. Both benefit AIDS research, but the 3-year-old RE:DEFINE is ...


Your Show of Shows

Art gallery picks of the month: Star power, meaty topics and edgy after-school special

By Kendall Morgan

April is the coolest month — at least for art happenings, which orbit around the glamorous activities of the Dallas Art Fair. Outside of the stellar events aligned with the fair ...


All That Jazz

Vintage aficionados can kick up their heels at first-ever Jazz Age Sunday Social

By Kendall Morgan

Ever feel like you were born in the wrong era? Matt Tolentino does. He is so enamored of the days of flappers and philosophers that he decided to take his ...


Dallas Gallery News

Design District newcomer Zhulong Gallery lights up art scene with new media

By Kendall Morgan

In the beginning, they said, “Let there be light.” In this instance, “they” are Zhulong Gallery owner Chris Lattanzio and director Aja Martin. On April 3, the duo unveils a ...


Design District Doyenne

Conduit owner Nancy Whitenack spills secrets to success in Dallas gallery biz

By Kendall Morgan

In an industry where galleries open and close with the ups and downs of the stock market, it is no small feat to celebrate 30 years of business. Nancy Whitenack ...


Your Show of Shows

Art gallery picks of the month: Pop auteur, indie talent and art of sound

By Kendall Morgan

Legendary pop art, shape-shifting and sensory overloads are all afoot in March’s gallery offerings. Without further ado, here’s what to do and see in the coming weeks: “Peter ...


Spring Must-See Arts

The most essential spring museum exhibitions in Dallas-Fort Worth

By Kendall Morgan

Spring is a season with shows that appeal to almost every museumgoer’s taste. From the intricate armor of the Japanese warrior to modernist paintings and sculptures by artist David ...


Your Show of Shows

Art gallery picks of the month: Grand opening, Texas love and interactive anniversary

By Kendall Morgan

In Texas, we do everything a little bit differently: a little louder, a little bigger and with a lot more heart. There’s much to love about living here — including ...


Biennial Curious

Dallas Biennial moves out of virtual world and into top local art spaces

By Kendall Morgan

When faced with a big idea and a lack of budget, Dallas Biennial founders Jesse Morgan Barnett and Michael Mazurek came up with what could only be called a very ...


An Artistic Education

Kiki Smith takes a vacation from her life to share her artistic talents with UNT

By Kendall Morgan

Sculptor, draftsman and printmaker Kiki Smith is in a league of her own. Her woven tapestries, large-scale drawings, and bronze and aluminum figures have been the focus of full-scale museum ...


Your Show of Shows

Gallery picks of the month: Weather-influenced art and a fresh new space

By Kendall Morgan

A new year brings a new slew of must-see shows, with everything from New York painters to eye-popping sculpture on the agenda. Without further ado, these art gallery openings are ...


West Texas Wonder

Marfa secures its spot as most fashionable destination in Texas

By Kendall Morgan

Remote yet refined, the tiny West Texas town of Marfa (pop. 1,899) has become a surprising center of art and culture — and the fashionistas current location du jour. It ...


Creativity Hub

Independent creatives find a happy home at Weld in Dallas Design District

By Kendall Morgan

Finding like-minded creatives in a sprawling city isn’t as easy as it looks. Discovering affordable studio space in which to create is no picnic either. Photographer and filmmaker Austin ...


Your Show of Shows

Art gallery picks of the month: 35 years of Texan talent, Ninja homage and photographic anniversary

By Kendall Morgan

The weather last week may have dampened your holiday spirit, but December’s art offerings are a very necessary reason to get in the festive swing of things. Patrons can ...


Playboy Marfa Heads to Dallas

Controversial Playboy Marfa does bunny hop from West Texas to Dallas Contemporary

By Kendall Morgan

Critically inclined Marfans and the Texas Department of Transportation can breathe a big sigh of relief. Artist Richard Phillip’s controversial Playboy Marfa sculpture is on its way to a ...


Deep Ellum Idea Factory

Continental Gin Building entices Dallasites to buy art with 25th anniversary open house

By Kendall Morgan

For more than two decades, the Continental Gin Building has been a creative nucleus of Dallas. Housing 44 fine artists, two fashion designers, two interior designers and an award-winning production ...


Alive at 35

Dallas Contemporary marks milestone with 35 hours of innovative — and free — programming

By Kendall Morgan

As birthdays go, 35 is a pretty significant year. Not quite middle-aged but out of the bloom of irresponsible youth, it’s the perfect time to take stock of where ...


Renee Rouleau

The celebrity skincare guru on Dallas generosity, road trips and the meaning of life

By Kendall Morgan

If socialites and superstars look particularly porcelain and pore-free on the red carpet, rest assured their skin has been in the hands of celebrity aesthetician Renee Rouleau. Having launched her ...


Your Show of Shows

Art gallery picks of the month: JFK tributes and death of the American dream

By Kendall Morgan

In November, the art world has decided en masse to commemorate one of Dallas’ most significant historical events: the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Already ...


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