After stops in Fort Worth and Denton, British artist, culture critic and broadcaster Matthew Collings ends his North Texas tour at the Nasher Sculpture Center tonight. Not sure whether he's worth your mind's precious time? Here are five reasons.
1. He's a tastemaker
And even though he surely finds that word atrocious, he embodies what it means at its most basic. Martin Kippenberger, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Gerhard Richter were on his show, BBC 2's The Late Show, before they were household names. Collings has a history of focusing on work that's challenging over ready-made for the museum.