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Faith and Devotion at the Museum of the Big Bend

  The easy availability of tin in the early 1800s led to the development of retablos, oil paintings on tin depicting Roman Catholic saints or holy […]

“Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s” at the San Antonio Museum of Art

Weird, dreamlike forms that seem to be melting or vibrating, extreme color and kaleidoscopic space are characteristic of psychedelic art, which has usually been seen […]

Ebook Mutiny

Less than pleased with their digital royalties, authors like Philip Roth, Orhan Pamuk, Martin Amis, are bypassing publishers and using Amazon to sell e-books straight […]

Gupta Leaving Art Lies

Anjali Gupta, Art Lies Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief, is leaving the organization to pursue independent projects. A brilliant writer and editor, Gupta was a dynamic […]


The Video Association of Dallas’ The Second Program opens with Brent Green‘s quirky and acclaimed film "Gravity was Everywhere Back Then." Described by The New […]

Work of Art: Cotton Up

Ah geez, Ryan. You were so gone. You got so much airtime – Jehovah’s Witness, huh – that it was pretty clear you were the […]

The Program starts now…

The Video Association of Dallas and Conduit Gallery are putting on their biannual exhibition "The Program. " It’s a collection of contemporary video art from […]

Portrait of the Artist as Creep

When Emma Tamburlini was eleven, “her father ordered her to strip naked so that he could make a film about her growing breasts,” an article […]

Dennis Hopper art auction

Christie’s will auction off artworks from the collection of Dennis Hopper in New York on November 10-11. Hopper, who famously bought Warhol’s first soup can […]

Kelly Baum at Princeton

Ex-Texan Kelly Baum has been named the inaugural Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Princeton University Art Museum. Baum, former assistant curator […]

Artist/Creepy Dad

Last week New York University said it did not want the film and video artist Larry Rivers shot of his nude adolescent daughters. NYU is […]

Book death knell

Amazon announced that in the last three months, e-book sales have outstripped hardcover book sales. And no, it’s not a fluke. In just the last […]

Harvey Pekar 1939-2010

Famed titan of the graphic novel form, the  pop-eyed, irascible Harvey Pekar was found dead in his home in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday at age […]

Whirligig El Paso

Upper Valley Sails, a kinetic sculpture by Canadian artist Doug Taylor is being unveiled at the traffic circle of Country Club Rd. and Upper Valley […]

Air-tight Mayan tomb found

Brown University Archaeologists have unearthed an intact Mayan royal tomb packed with of carvings, ceramics, textiles, and the bones of six children, dating from about […]

NYC art vendor crackdown

Itinerant art vendors clogging New York’s public parks will be limited by new rules that cap their numbers.  The regulations were upheld in federal court […]

Webb porch sale in Waxahachie

Waxahachie’s one and only Webb Gallery is cleaning out its closets today; "tons of great stuff" is out on the porch even now, waiting to […]

SA bike tour starting NOW!

The first “QuePASA?” bike ride is taking place this morning, July 17, from 10 am to 12 pm.  San Antonio artist Jessica Ramirez leads the […]


Glass Houses 21: Julie and Bruce Webb

Christina Patoski explores the jam-packed world of Julie and Bruce Webb, owners of Webb Gallery, an outsider art wonderland in Waxahachie.   Christina Patoski is […]

Similar but Different #5: Trunks and Branches

"A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world." – Ralph Waldo Emerson Austin artist Jessica […]

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