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W. Brent Linquist

Texas Tech Names New Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech provost, has announced that W. Brent Lindquist will be the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences beginning July 15. […]

Hillerbrand+Magsamen, The Twelve Tasks of Hercules

Photo Festival Takes Over Dead Mall

Artists are always looking for cheap retail space to mount shows on their own, outside of the gallery system. Typically, they scour the tangle of […]

A Texas Criminal Justice System inmate's art work.

Should Texas Lawmakers Put Aside More Money to Fund Prison Art?

Art on view during last weekend’s Sor Juana Festival in Austin shed the spotlight on the importance of art as a form of therapy and […]

FREE Marketing Help for Houston’s Art Organizations

FREE Marketing Help for Houston’s Art Organizations

In response to the growing number of arts organizations in Houston in need of marketing support, Fresh Arts has developed a program that will help groom […]

Artforum Weighs in on the Dallas Art Fair: There are No Artists Here

Artforum Weighs in on the Dallas Art Fair: There are No Artists Here

Popping up the other day on Artforum’s society blog, “Scene and Herd,” was the latest (belated) dispatch about the Dallas Art Fair and its attendant […]

Kunstlerhaus Bethanian, Berlin

Berlin, By Way of San Antonio

One of the major difficulties facing a Texas artist is getting your work out of Texas and into wider art world networks. Residencies are available […]

Homecoming! Committee. The Facility, 1967 (2013); installation view, Post Communique, 2013. Courtesy of Homecoming! Committee

Put the Houston in Houston Museums!

Yesterday, Randy Tibbits of the Houston Press took the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Menil to task for failing to show Houston artists. Museum […]

SEWN ON THE STREET is a project by artists Monika Jakubiak and Rebecca Layton. Image courtesy Fuse Box Festival.

Pop-up Sweatshop Part of Fusebox Festival

In commemoration of the one year anniversary of the collapse of an eight story garment factory in Bangladesh, which killed 1134 workers and injured at […]