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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The One Texan in the 2014 Whitney Biennial

Of the dozens of artists featured at this year’s Whitney Biennial, only one currently works in Texas, Andrew Bujalski, and he’s a filmmaker. He hails […]

The One Texan in the 2014 Whitney Biennial

Study Reveals Gender Gap in Museum Directors

A joint study by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR), released yesterday, finds that museum directors […]

Study Reveals Gender Gap in Museum Directors

Sally Glass: Am I Still Ill

For all of its muted simplicity, Sally Glass’ show in The Safe Room at the Texas Theatre isn’t really quiet, sort of how the bright […]

Sally Glass: Am I Still Ill

Lucy Kirkman: Library of Babel at That That

Because their surfaces seemed to sparkle, I thought at first that Lucy Kirkman’s paintings, installed at the lovely (but non-air conditioned and, therefore, very hot) […]

Lucy Kirkman: Library of Babel at That That

Interview with Eva Rothschild

In October, the Nasher Sculpture Center installed a meandering serpentine sculpture by the Irish-born, London-based artist Eva Rothschild for its current Sightings exhibition, a series […]

Interview with Eva Rothschild

Oh snap! SNaFu at Oliver Francis Gallery

Despite all that’s wrong in this society it’s the responsibility of the new artists to occur. The explanation that the times and the society are […]

Oh snap! SNaFu at Oliver Francis Gallery

Sightings: Erick Swenson at the Nasher

Before I entered the gallery to see Erick Swenson’s Sightings at the Nasher, a guard politely stopped me at the door and warned me that […]

Erick Swenson's "Schwarmerei," detail