Author: Bill Davenport

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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

Keegan McHargue Wins TX Contemporary Award

Portland-born, Brooklyn-based Keegan McHargue, whose colorful semi-figurative paintings are on view at the booth of Fredericks & Freiser, has been announced as the winner of […]

Keegan McHargue Wins TX Contemporary Award

TX Contemporary Art Fair Unspooled

Here’s the fair, blogged at it unrolls at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center. Thursday Night Opening and VIP preview The always well-dressed Paul Middendorf […]

TX Contemporary Art Fair Unspooled

Buster Graybill: Feral

Animals are royalty. We’re excited to meet them, and we tot up sightings of bird species as if they were Hollywood celebrities. Buster Graybill‘s elaborate […]

Buster Graybill: Feral

do it: houston

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hans Ulrich Obrist’s exhibition do it and the recent release of do it: the compendium, Alabama Song art space in Houston recently […]

do it: houston