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Rachel Hecker

Glasstire audio slide show profiling Rachel Hecker. The artist discusses her ephemera paintings as well as her current series of Jesus portraits – and explains […]

Rachel Hecker

Daniel Adame

Glasstire audio slideshow profiling sculptor, dancer, performer and seamster Daniel Adame. Photographs by Will van Overbeek.

Daniel Adame

Mark Schatz

Mark Schatz: Glasstire.com Artist Profile from Eric Jarvis on Vimeo.

Mark Schatz

Shows to See: Darren Waterston @ Inman

What with the piles of shoddy painting clogging many art venues these days, it is a relief to see Darren Waterston’s current exhibit at Inman Gallery. […]

Shows to See: Darren Waterston @ Inman

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