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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Blanton Museum Gets Itself Some Okay Mountain

Mark Moore Gallery (Los Angeles), which represents the (mostly) Austin-based art collective Okay Mountain, has announced that the collective’s piece “Roadside Attractions” (2012) has been acquired […]

Blanton Museum Gets Itself Some Okay Mountain

Susan Sollins, the force behind ART21, Has Died

Well this is awful. Susan Sollins, the still-young creator and executive director of the long-running and beloved PBS visual arts program ART21, died suddenly on October […]

Susan Sollins, the force behind ART21, Has Died

If I Spring A Leak, She Mends Me

The controversy around the fate of a deteriorating public artwork installed at White Rock Lake in Dallas raises some major issues about Dallas’ relationship to […]

If I Spring A Leak, She Mends Me

Chinati Weekend Dispatch: Day Two

Saturday of Chinati Weekend is more formalized in its scheduling than Friday’s “Made in Marfa” wandering, open-house affair. The galleries and some of the artists’ […]

Chinati Weekend Dispatch: Day Two

Chinati Weekend Dispatch: Day One.

I always forget what happens to me when I drive into West Texas. It must be all the summer vacations I spent in Odessa when […]

Chinati Weekend Dispatch: Day One.

Irving Lands a Very Rare Show of Pre-Inca Art

After a five-month stint at the National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C., an impressive show of Peruvian, Pre-Inca artifacts has traveled to the Irving Arts Center, […]

Irving Lands a Very Rare Show of Pre-Inca Art