Kimbell Art Museum to get a big boost with the help of J.P Morgan sponsoring their Renzo Piano Pavilion Inaugural Season.
"J.P. Morgan will be the exclusive sponsor of the season, which includes the events surrounding the November opening of the highly anticipated new building, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, and support for the exhibition The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago, on view October 6, 2013, through February 16, 2014." The new 300 foot pavilion is slated to open on November 27, 2013 and will contain two wings of which "...the east wing's most prominent feature: enormous laminated wood beams that appear to float above the concrete and glass walls and are held aloft by square concrete columns."
The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago
October 6, 2013–February 16, 2014
The Kimbell Art Museum always brings Fort Worth the best of the best when it comes to great art. During The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Master from the Art Institute of Chicago, you will view 10 works by Pablo Picasso and 10 by Henri Matisse, including Picasso's Old Guitarist and Matisse's Bathers by a River.
Kimbell Art Museum hours: Tuesdays–Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Fridays, noon–8 p.m.; Sundays, noon–5 p.m.; closed Mondays. For general information, call 817-332-8451. Web site: www.kimbellart.org. Address: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107.