Author: Leslie Castro

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Triple Treat @ Unit B, San Antonio

I’m not sure what I expected from “Triple Treat,” the CAMx exhibition at Unit B. I had really high hopes for the exhibition and can […]

Emily Sloan for "Triple Treat" at Unit B

A Love Letter to Dallas

Over the weekend I had the amazing pleasure of visiting Dallas. Yes, that’s right, pleasure! Aside from the major Dallas institutions, I was fairly ignorant […]

Cover of most recent issues of Semigloss Magazine

Joseph Phillips at Tiny Park Gallery

Infinite Perfection, the latest show at Tiny Park Gallery in Austin, is a solo exhibition of Joseph Phillips‘ work.  There’s not much to say about […]

Variable Landscape, detail, plywood, paint, foam, stain, plastic plants, mounted giclee prints, 110” x 192”, 2013

AMOA-Arthouse: ShapeShifting

  I’m glad to see Laguna Gloria being used as an art spot within the AMOA-Arthouse dialog, but there still seem to be some issues […]

Ann Tarantino, Future Perfect, Installation of ShapeShifting: New Methods of Drawing by Bethany Johnson and Ann Tarantino at AMOA-Arthouse at Laguna Gloria, 2012, Courtesy of AMOA-Arthouse, Photo by Erica Nix.

Ink Tank/Co-Lab: Let the World End

It’s here, finally, the end of the world.  It snuck up so quickly that I’d forgotten about it altogether. As the cycle of the Mayan […]

Ink Tank/Co-Lab: Let the World End

Jill Magid at Galería Labor

As another exploration of the catalysts that drive human behavior, Jill Magid has continued her investigation of gun violence in Texas with the exhibition titled […]

Jill Magid, Galería Labor, Mexico City

MEGABUS: Cheap Intra-Texas Art Travel

  It’s a common complaint that the major art centers and cities in Texas are simply not connected with each other, have little dialog, and […]

MEGABUS: Cheap Intra-Texas Art Travel

Well done, Houston.

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to Houston for the second annual Texas Contemporary Art Fair.  I was impressed, and the fair deserves a […]

Gregory Scott, pigment print, oil on panel, HD video, Edelman Gallery

DF Chats: Calixto Ramirez in Austin

I recently had the pleasure of curating a video show at Tiny Park Gallery in Austin, Texas titled the Time and Space of Calixto Ramirez.  The […]

The artist thinking about Jack Kerouac on the 11th street bridge over IH-35

No Art?

As I prepared for the Texas Contemporary Art Fair I was reminded of a long conversation I had with artist Emilio Rangel.  I was sitting […]

Emilio Rangel, Miss Piggy, 2012