A couple weeks ago, Austin’s Arthouse presented its second round of exhibitions in its newly renovated and expanded building. Opening night was packed with people [...]
Author: Noah Simblist
The past few years have been a busy time for new (or renewed) contemporary art institutions in Austin. The Blanton Museum of Art opened a [...]
Retrospectives are more often than not reserved for famous artists. Like the recent Luc Tuymans exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art, these exhibitions are [...]
“The earth will be a heaven in the 21st century in comparison with what it is now.” – Madame Blavatsky
At a recent lecture about his work at Southern Methodist University, the artist Tony Matelli made a crack declaring all public art to be corporate [...]
In 1971, Linda Nochlin famously asked "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" We know that her assumption is no longer true even though [...]
At the age of 37, Scott Barber was diagnosed with N.H. lymphoma. In April, 2005, he passed away due to complications from a bone-marrow transplant. [...]
A map of a museum is often set up like an atlas of humanity, bound together by the latitudes and longitudes of truth and beauty.
The madman prophet storyteller Trenton Doyle Hancock has arrived once again in Dallas.
These days the idea of shelter lies on the ephemeral end of architecture. It evokes the primal need for protection, from the elements or invaders.
In March of 1955 the Public Affairs Luncheon Club, a local women’s group, charged the Dallas Museum of Art with exhibiting the work of artists [...]
To some degree, all artists’ work is about perception; but some art is more self-conscious of that fact than others. The work of Demian LaPlante [...]