Author: Joshua Fischer

http://www.ricegallery.org

Joshua Fischer works as the assistant curator at Rice University Art Gallery, where he's curated installations by Andrea Dezsö, Ana Serrano, and Yasuaki Onishi. He graduated from Trinity University where he double majored in Studio Art and Sociology. He then received an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Transitional at Sicardi Gallery

“Latin American countries are at a disadvantage in terms of research funds in technological fields. As a result, all sorts of equipment and devices are […]

Transitional at Sicardi Gallery

Sigrid Sandström at Inman Gallery

Sigrid Sandström’s abstract paintings on view at Inman Gallery are a dynamic mix of formal play and precision. Meticulously done in smooth layers of acrylic […]

Untitled, 2012, acrylic on board, 60 x 48 inches

Food: Mostly Outside the Loop

As the holiday season arrives, we all have a little reprieve from the busy slate of art openings, lectures, performances and other events. I have […]

Food: Mostly Outside the Loop

Calvin Tomkins at the Menil

In celebration of the Menil Collection’s 25th anniversary this fall, Calvin Tomkins spoke at the Menil in conversation with director Josef Helfenstein. Because of the […]

John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg, London, 1964. Photo: Douglas Jeffreys.

The Art of the Olympics

The Olympics are approaching, and my mind has been wandering in eager anticipation. Will David Beckham be shot into space at the opening ceremonies to […]

You may think you are watching the olympics, but Wenlock and Mandeville are watching you.

Watching Paint Dry with Gerhard Richter

Recently, I went to a screening of the documentary Gerhard Richter Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Going into the film, I was […]

Watching Paint Dry with Gerhard Richter

Nostalgia for the Light

This past weekend I went on a film binge and took in a documentary a day for Houston’s Cinema Arts Festival. The highlight for me […]

Nostalgia for the Light

The Big Slushy Apple

Over October 26 – November 1, I visited New York to trudge through an early snowstorm (and the resulting slush and sludge) to see a […]

The Big Slushy Apple

350 Words: Gabriel Dawe at Peel Gallery

In his site-specific installation Plexus No. 9, Gabriel Dawe layers a subtly shifting palette of rainbow-colored thread with mind-boggling precision. Stretched from floor to ceiling and nearly wall-to-wall […]

350 Words: Gabriel Dawe at Peel Gallery