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Between the Worlds at Artpace

Walking into Matthew Ronay’s dense, dark “Between the Worlds” installation is like stumbling into an Edward Gorey black-and-white fairy tale forest. Mysterious striped owls sit […]

Skydive lands

Houston’s Skydive art collective, booted out of it’s original Montrose hi-rise space during a building make-over, will re-locate to 2041 Norfolk St., at the corner […]

LACMA to oversee Watts Towers

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced a collaboration with the City of Los Angeles in which the museum will provide restoration experts, helping […]

The Ten List: Things Not to Paint

Teaching art is a bizarre task. I have been working with students at the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North […]

Arthouse is Re-opening!

After a major remodel that nearly triples its space, Arthouse at the Jones Center will re-open on Sunday, October 24 with much hoopla, FIVE new […]

Fisher, Colpitt at MAMFW

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Presents K-Mart conceptualist Vernon Fisher in conversation with Dr. Frances Colpitt, art historian, critic, author, and the Chair of Art […]

Zombies walk

With unintentional(?) grim irony, Zombie Walk Houston has again chosen Tillman Troops, a charity that supports members of the armed forces and their families, as […]

DMA Reves Collection anniversary

In 1985, Wendy and Emery Reves gave 1400 works of European art, as well as paintings from Sir Winston Churchill to the Dallas Museum of […]

Cutler pressured to resign at SFA?

Stephen F. Austin University art gallery director Christian Cutler was de-facto fired last week after refusing a request from 1st district Representative Louie Gohmert’s office […]

Big green art

Austin Green Art is working on a project it calls "the biggest art piece ever made in Austin." They’re hoping spread 2000 lbs of seeds […]

Kimbell groundbreaking

On Monday, Fort Worth’s Kimbell art museum began the much talked about site preparation for its much talked about Renzo-Piano designed addition. Trees and power […]

Gabriel Kuri salon at Blaffer

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, Fredericka Hunter of Texas Gallery; Rex Koontz, associate professor of art history at the University of Houston; Mary Leclère, associate director […]

Out and About in Austin: Part 2

  It seems like today we’re going through a similar technological revolution to the one we went through over 100 years ago and like a […]

Mary Ethelene Bucy, 1934-2010

Mary Ethelene Bucy, 76, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 2 in Houston. Ethelene taught art & art history at St. John’s School in Houston for […]

MFAH: nation’s most active vanity venue!?

Last week Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight, amid a tirade against vanity exhibitions and the institutions that host them, casually says, as if […]

Cowboy coliseum

Gene and Jerry Jones, owners of the Dallas Cowboys explain their vision of a 21st century coliseum combining sports, art, architecture and technology and it’s […]

Houston Summit for the Creative Economy

Cross-pollinating the voodoo cant of business motivational speaking with the gobbledygook of public arts policy (am I being too negative here?) 300 "fire-starters" will collaborate […]

Goss-Michael expansion

Dallas’ Goss-Michael Foundation will open its new space at 1405 Turtle Creek Boulevard on November 19. Near the newly opened  Dallas Contemporary, the former 12,000sf […]

Merz at the Menil

Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage, the first solo museum show for the Hanover hoover since 1985 MoMA retrospective, opens at the Menil Collection on October […]

I didn’t know! Akio Takamori lectures at AMOA.

    I’m kind of upset right now. My former professor and a huge influence on my artwork is lecturing at AMOA today Saturday October […]

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