Author: Lucia Simek

http://paperweightblog.blogspot.com

Lucia is an artist and writer based in Dallas. She is a frequent contributor to D Magazine's arts blog, FrontRow and a contributing editor and art adviser for D Home. She is also a founding member of the The Art Foundation, a Dallas-based artist collective that formed as an investigative endeavor that aims to cultivate artistic dialogue through concise critical and aesthetic explorations in the form of exhibitions, interventions and the written word. She is currently pursuing her MFA in sculpture at Texas Christian University.

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Public Art is Winning!

This has been the year of public art in Dallas, what with the massive Nasher XChange program that sited ten commissioned art works all over […]

"Albedo" by Mason Leland Moore and Joel Nolan

Giant Camera Wins Giant Prize Purse

Artist Zoe Leonard has won the Bucksbaum Award, a $100,000 prize granted to one of the participants in the Whitney Biennial for the last eight […]

Zoe Leonard, 945 Madison Avenue, 2014 (installation view, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Murray Guy, and Galleria Raffaella Cortese. Photograph by Bill Jacobson Studio, New York

The Met Opens its Digital Vault

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that it will release 400,000 digital images online, free to access for non-commercial use, without permission from the […]

Pablo Picasso, Seated Harlequin, 1901, oil on canvas, © 2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Mark Flood is Funny, Says Everyone

As we reported a couple weeks ago, Houston artist Mark Flood has founded an art fair, the Insider Art Fair, which is part real-life critique […]

Mark Flood is Funny, Says Everyone

Andrea Grover Wins Prestigious Award

Former MFHA Core Fellow, founder of Houston’s Aurora Picture Show, and sometimes Glasstire writer, curator Andrea Grover, has been awarded the prestigious Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award […]

Courtesy Sag Harbor Express.

(Anti)Hero-Worship for Kids!

This month’s Family Day at the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston is inspired by one of the most child-like artists working today, Trenton Doyle Hancock. […]

(Anti)Hero-Worship for Kids!

Kimbell to Showcase World-Class Masterpiece

This weekend, North Texans will finally be able to see the work of art that as been described as “exceptional,” of “superior quality,”  “in near-perfect […]

Jacob van Ruisdael

Edge of a Forest with a Grainfield, c. 1656

Oil on canvas, 41 x 57 ½ in. (103.8 x 146.2 cm)

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth