Author: Eric Zimmerman

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West Texas Charm

Small Texas towns are easy to stereotype, and often, those generalizations prove themselves to be true.  Conservative politics, high school football, and abundant red meat […]

West Texas Charm

Forward March

When it comes to art, using the word ‘crisis’ is always a massive overstatement. Between the crises in painting, criticism, and photography you’d think that […]

Forward March

Time & Time Again

Patience, in the traditional sense, is a virtue I’m not fortunate enough to possess. So much so that as a child I was set down […]

Time & Time Again

Summer Laundry List

Its time to pour yourself a cocktail, slather on some sunscreen, and break out that worn copy of Valley Of The Dolls. The art world, […]

Summer Laundry List

Blinky Palermo: A Retrospective

Have you ever noticed than when people look at abstract paintings they’re always peeking around the edges? Clearly the painter has left some secret nugget […]

Blinky Palermo: A Retrospective

I Like Texas and Texas Likes Me

Who would’ve thought I’d ever be shilling for Texas, with a glass half-full at that? But having recently spent some time back in The Bayou […]

I Like Texas and Texas Likes Me

The Art World and the Money-Go-Round

‘Tis the season to hand out financial advice. There isn’t a rock in existence under which we could live and not hear about the dismal […]

The Art World and the Money-Go-Round

Artists Unite!

Artists have a hard time organizing. We don’t have a union to bust, don’t have annual conferences, and it’s not all that shocking. Take a […]

Artists Unite!

Truth & Consequences Redux

Sequels are never as good as the original, but since when has that ever stopped anyone? (To read Part I, click here.) Lack of respect, […]

Truth & Consequences Redux

Truth & Consequences

‘So, what do you do?’ Gulp, do I say artist, professor, writer, lawyer? One of these things is not like the other. Faced with this […]

Truth & Consequences

Copycat

‘It was plagiarism, a plain piece of plumbing’ – Anon., ‘The Richard Mutt Case,’ 1917. Who hasn’t copied something? Dress it up with whatever word […]

Copycat

Vive’ le Objets!

  Excuse my French. Yesterday while thumbing through my book shelves I came across a number of great little exhibition catalogs. One from back in1997. […]

Vive’ le Objets!

Bergy Bits & Growlers

Let’s just call this one an icebreaker. There’s a saying about putting your best foot forward, but I am waffling about just which one that […]

Bergy Bits & Growlers

Land Arts of the American West

The landscape’s singularity it thus not something which a bit of topography does or does not possess; it is rather a function of the images […]

Land Arts of the American West

Outlaw Printmakers Slugging it Out

Nestled in an unassuming, pale yellow brick building in east Austin, Slugfest Printmaking Workshop and Gallery supplies local, regional and national artists with a space […]

Outlaw Printmakers Slugging it Out