Author: Christina Rees

Christina Rees served as an editor at both The Met and D Magazine, as a full-time art and music critic at the Dallas Observer during its golden years, and covered art and music for the Village Voice and other publications. A former resident of New York City and London, Rees currently lives in Dallas, where she was the owner and director of Road Agent gallery. Rees was the the curator of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts from 2009 to 2013, where her exhibitions included Death of a Propane Salesman: Anxiety and the Texas Artist; Liam Gillick: …and other short films; M: Let’s Build a Fort!; Michael Bise: Epilogues; Rufus Corporation: Yuri’s Office (with Noah Simblist); and Kevin Todora and Jeff Zilm: Gaffes and Informations. Her recent independent curatorial projects include Modern Ruin and Modern Ruin II: Quick and Dirty (both with Thomas Feulmer). She was a curator for the 2013 Texas Biennial. She's currently an independent curator and writer.

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Christine West Resigns from Lawndale

After eight years as Executive Director at Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Christine West has announced her resignation, effective May 8. West says she is […]

Christine West Resigns from Lawndale

Michael Craig-Martin Invades All of Dallas

Michael Craig-Martin, artist/former Goldsmith’s professor and so-called godfather of the YBAs, is on his way to Dallas for his big takeover of ten different venues. […]

Michael Craig-Martin Invades All of Dallas

You Can’t Go Home Again

I’m fine with being late to a party if I need to get a fix on the full range of my feelings about it, and […]

You Can’t Go Home Again

A Tiny, Cool Art Invasion at SXSW

The Show on the Road is a high-low art gallery housed inside a 1993 Chevy box truck; it was founded by gallerist Karen Light and it will […]

A Tiny, Cool Art Invasion at SXSW

And All the World is Football-Shaped

Here I offer a brief meditation on a city’s (mostly positive) growing pains. Last week I wrote a small news item for Glasstire about two […]

And All the World is Football-Shaped

Zeus Sires Dionysus at the DMA; Semele Has a Role

The Dallas Museum of Art‘s conservation studio has restored a work by French baroque painter (called “the French Titian” by… some?) Jacques Blanchard. Zeus and Semele, his 17th-century oil painting, will […]

Zeus Sires Dionysus at the DMA; Semele Has a Role

City of Dallas Has New Grant Money For Artists

Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs has launched a new funding program for non-profits and individual artists. The “Cultural Projects Program – Special Support Grants” is earmarked […]

City of Dallas Has New Grant Money For Artists