Author: Lucia Simek

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.


Machine Project Rolls into Houston

CORE program alumnus and director of the LA-based Machine Project, Mark Allen, comes to Houston this week pulling along a big bag of tricks to […]

Machine Project Rolls into Houston

The Art of Hiding, for Teens

The Contemporary Austin will host an evening for teens celebrating the art of hiding, as if teenagers don’t have that skill mastered already, at an […]

Teens let loose. Band of Outsiders, 1964

Free Art, Austin!

A street art collective in Austin known as SprATX has been sending folks all over town on mad-crazy scavenger hunts every Friday night. The treasure? […]

Free Art, Austin!

Slow Down, Art-Eaters!

In an effort to make art viewers look at art at a more contemplative pace, museums across the world will participate in Slow Art Day […]

Thomas Struth 
Kunsthistorisches Museum III Wien, 1989 
 chromogenic print 
 145 cm x 187 cm

Genetic Data, Larger than Life

The brand-name mural has become a staple of the annual Goss-Michael Foundation’s  MTV RE:DEFINE auction, benefitting MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation and the Dallas Contemporary, in […]

Adam Ball alongside one of his DNA murals.