Author: Kelly Klaasmeyer

Kelly Klaasmeyer, a former editor of Glasstire, is an artist and writer. She was selected as a Fellow for the 2009 USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program and was the recipient of a 2009 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She lives in Houston for the fresh air and Alpine scenery.


Mel Chin: Rematch

Cities cling in perpetuity to a hometown boy made good. Mel Chin left Houston in 1983, and was clearly influenced by the time he spent […]

Mel Chin: Rematch

Buildering: Misbehaving the City

Buildering: Misbehaving the City at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston is an interesting show with possibly the worst title ever. “Buildering” derives from the […]

Ivan Argote
Altruisme, 2011
Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

The Texas Contemporary Fair in 48 Photos

The Texas Contemporary Art Fair was a pleasant experience. The Oct. 10-13 fair had a lot of strong work and looked good. There wasn’t really […]

The Texas Contemporary Fair in 48 Photos

More on the Houston Fine Art Fair

Everyone was wondering how the  Houston Fine Art Fair‘s move to Reliant Center would work out. From what I can tell it was a good […]

Matthew Schreiber, White Twist, 2012

Lawndale Big Show Highlights!

Lawndale’s annual and much-anticipated Big Show opens tonight (Friday the 13th) from 6:30 – 8:30. Curated by Marco Antonini, gallery director of Brooklyn’s NURTUREart, it’s […]

Patrick Renner, Sunburst, 2012. Found painted wood and polyurethane.
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