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 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.

MASS Gallery Seeks Hot Artists

After settling into their new Calles Street space last fall after two years of operating as a nomadic gallery, the non-profit, artist/creative-run Austin space MASS […]

MASS Gallery Seeks Hot Artists

TWO x TWO Names 2014 Honoree

TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, have announced the collectors and art patrons Lisa and John Runyon as the 2014 Event Chairs and artist […]

KARSTEN MORAN | THE NEW YORK TIMES
Artist Wade Guyton in his New York studio in front of a work produced by an inkjet printer on linen

Artist Theo Wujcik, 1936-2014

On Saturday night, after a rapid and intense battle against cancer following a diagnosis of the disease less than six months ago, the artist Theo […]

Theo Wujcik. Courtesy, Galleri Urbane.