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Who says performance art is dead?

The tagline says it all: "i love performance art, so i am going to vomit it all over you, while masturbating, covered in sugar." Every […]

Who says performance art is dead?

Art Handling Olympics

It’s not Texas, but it’s an idea whose time has come: the Art Handling Olympics are being held this Sunday in New York. For every […]

Art Handling Olympics

Quaytman making the rounds

Today we’re having one of those "Saving Private Ryan" moments when the secretary recognizes the dead soldier’s name on a letter and starts hunting for […]

Quaytman making the rounds

Foto-Foto-Foto-FEST

The insane number of openings in Houston this week can only mean one thing: it’s Fotofest time! This year, the theme of the mega biennial […]

Foto-Foto-Foto-FEST

Judd for all

This Sunday, May 17, Big Bend area residents and visitors can genuflect before Judd and Flavin at the The Chinati Foundation’s Community Day. Held on […]

Judd for all

It’s Kirtans!

The Rothko Chapel and Yoga for Peace (as opposed to Yoga for Thinner Thighs) will host a kirtan event at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May […]

It’s Kirtans!

Spring Preview 2009

Our best guesses for Spring 2009… Austin Heyd Fontenot: Office in the Front, Party in the Back Art Palace January 31 – March 7, 2009 […]

Spring Preview 2009

Best/Worst No. 6: Houston Arts Alliance

BEST: The Houston Arts Alliance weathered Wayne Dolcefino’s tabloid journalism and debuted 8 new public art projects, refuting his accusations of lack of production. WORST:The […]

Best/Worst No. 6: Houston Arts Alliance

Best/Worst No. 5: “How Artists Draw”

BEST: At the Menil Collection, How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center included all of the usual suspects of modern art. […]

Best/Worst No. 5: “How Artists Draw”

Best/Worst No. 4: “20 to Watch”

WORST: 20 to Watch at the Austin Museum of Art should have been 5 to Watch. The first two incarnations of the triennial exhibition set […]

Best/Worst No. 4: “20 to Watch”

Fall Preview 2008

First, a preview to the preview: Sam Taylor-Wood Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston through October 5, 2008 This show doesn’t technically count as a preview, as […]

Fall Preview 2008

Fall Preview 2007

Compiling a "best of" piece in advance of a season is always challenging and fraught. There will always be shows that exceed expectations or disappoint […]

Fall Preview 2007

On Houston’s NYT No-Show

Houston got the big old shaft in a recent New York Times article on Texas art style. Did it deserve it?

On Houston’s NYT No-Show

Ask the Tumbleweed

Dearest Tumbling Tumbleweed,I have a good buddy whom I often like to hang out with on the weekends.

Ask the Tumbleweed

Ask the Tumbleweed

Emotional Counseling, Etiquette and Career Advice for Artists

Ask the Tumbleweed

Ask the Tumbleweed

Emotional Counseling, Etiquette and Career Advice for Artists

Ask the Tumbleweed