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Britt looks back at Houston art

The Chron’s Douglas Britt looks back at the year in art, handing out kudos to curators Yasufumi Nakamori, Michelle White, Timothy Gonzalez, and Valerie Cassell […]

Swampie Awards

Swamplot, the Houston Real Estate blog has a jump on the inevitable year-end list phenomenon with it’s 2010 "Swampies." Awards for "best Houston design cliche", […]

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Intern?

  This is my last post. Thank you for your loyal readership over the past six months. My internship at the Chinati Foundation has come to an […]

The Ten List: 2010 Houston Artist Projects You Might Not Have Heard About

Houston has often been fertile ground for some off-the-grid artist projects. This year we’ve seen a slew of artists using Houston as their playground to […]

Mama, Don’t Take My Kodachrome!

After 75 years, Kodakchrome, the first  popular color film, is history. The last machine at the last lab to process the legendary slide film, at […]

Houston crowds defy censorship

The CAMH-sponsored screening and discussion of David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly well attended by a crowd of angry Houston art lovers at the […]

No more quiet quality!

Jenny Staff Johnson blogs in the Houston Press about Rice University’s new no more "quiet quality" campaign as it tries to crank up its art […]


Wendy DesChene’s upcoming installation, titled WYSIWYG, at the Houston Art League requires old toys, which are dismembered and reconfigured, scraps of previously painted canvas, and […]

Dallas Bloggorhea

Sam Blaine’s Dallas Art History Blog has arrived, with a first post of nearly 11,000 words aimed at setting the record straight about the Dallas […]

AMOA rethinks building plans

Last week, Travis County contracted to buy a city block from the Austin Museum of Art, the one that the museum had planned, three times, […]

Naranjo Pterodactyl

CT scans made of a collection of fossil dinosaur eggs by Lufkin amateur dinosaur hunter Dr. Neal Naranjo revealed the world’s only known Pterodactyl embryo […]


Houston artists Brian Mahanay and Julie Birsinger were two of seventeen a teams who sculpted hotel rooms from ice in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, just north of […]

E-lluminated manuscript

Today’s Dallas Morning News has a feature on James G. Pepper, a Dallas administrative assistant who is inscribing an illuminated King James Bible in his […]

UT to preserve videogame history

The University of Texas’ Videogame Archive was begun three years ago, and the center has amassed more than 1,500 video games and about 200 linear […]

A Claes Oldenburg Christmas

The University of Texas’ Videogame Archive was begun three years ago, and the center has amassed more than 1,500 video games and about 200 linear […]

Alvin Fielder potluck TODAY

From Jackson, Mississippi: Labotanica and They, Who Sound present drummer Alvin Fielder in quartet with: David Dove (trombone) Jason Jackson (alto saxophone) Damon Smith (double […]

Similar but Different #13: A Very Special episode of “Christmas”

Merry subversive Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours! I apologize to those of you who do not celebrate the holiday. I […]

“American Modern” at the Amon Carter Museum

The 1930s marked a complex intersection of events in America. The Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the ensuing collapse of the American economy set […]

Brain drain: Grover

The Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, NY has appointed Andrea Grover, founder of Houston’s Aurora Picture Show, as Associate Curator, picking off another cherry from […]

Fifth Ward Jam

Plans and a drawing for the upcoming "Fifth Ward Jam" house-moving project by Dan Havel and Dean Ruck are online at the HAA’s website. The […]

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