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Peter Simek is the arts editor for D Magazine, where he manages, edits, and serves as the primary movie critic and reporter for FrontRow. Before coming to D Magazine, Simek launched the well-loved, if short-lived, Renegade Bus, an online journal that brought out-of-the-box perspectives to Dallas life and culture. He also wrote for D Magazine and D CEO on topics ranging from soccer hooligans and insurance detectives to the pedestrian friendliness of the Dallas Arts District. Simek covered Dallas City Hall; helped launch Oak Cliff People; and wrote about movies, classical music, and opera while on the staff at People Newspapers.

Shapeshifter: Isa Genzken: Retrospective at the Dallas Museum of Art

I have been trying unsuccessfully to write about the Isa Genzken: Retrospective exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art on and off for a few weeks, and I realized that a lot of my trouble putting the show into words came from my not being honest with myself about how I reacted to it.

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