Author: Bill Davenport

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Jason Villegas: Salon Style

Jason Villegas is back in Houston, with his formal sensitivity intact. In 2008, his works were included in the important touring exhibition Phantom Sightings: Art […]

Jason Villegas: Salon Style

Ryan Hawk at Art League Houston

I was five minutes late. When I arrived on the scene, Hawk was lying, facedown, on the concrete floor in a pool of clear fluid. […]

Ryan Hawk at Art League Houston

Michael Mazurek: House Plants

The name is the show: eight big, glossy potted houseplants, photographed against blank white backgrounds. Ostentatiously unremarkable, Michael Mazurek‘s smart plant portraits at Conduit Gallery […]

Michael Mazurek: House Plants

Arthur Peña: slight shift, steady hand

Arthur Peña’s slight shift, steady hand, begins with gentle coercion. Peña has lined the central hallway of the Dallas Contemporary with foil-backed foam insulation board; […]

Arthur Peña: slight shift, steady hand

Troy Stanley: concrete-spring

Troy Stanley’s concrete-spring at Barbara Davis Gallery in Houston is sparse: eight pieces, not counting the intricately coiled electrical cords near the ceiling, which are […]

Troy Stanley: concrete-spring

2013: The Year in Texas Art

People love lists! In case you missed last year, here’s a five-minute summary of some of the more notable Texas art occurrences, culled from last […]

2013: The Year in Texas Art

Sugar Plums

Let’s face it—we all wait for this time of year. Under the mistletoe, Texas artists looking for a little year-end green and buyers looking for […]

Sugar Plums

Green Eggs and CAMH

    Outside the Lines, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston‘s 65th anniversary show (part I!) may be more like the Three Bears than Dr. Seuss: […]

Green Eggs and CAMH

Ed Cooper, Friend to Artists, Has Died

Ed Cooper died unexpectedly early this week after an accidental fall in his home. He was 61. A wealth manager with LPL Financial by day, […]

Ed Cooper, Friend to Artists, Has Died

Daniel Anguilu: Kaleidoscope at Peveto

Well-known street muralist Daniel Anguilu has branded Houston with his colorful, energetic pieces for years, but can they be re-packaged into gallery art? Kaleidoscope, his […]

Daniel Anguilu: Kaleidoscope at Peveto