Author: Paula Newton

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Texans Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

The Guggenheim Fellowships were announced this week and the list includes Houston’s Mel Chin (in the Fine Arts category) and Austin’s PJ Raval (in Film-Video). […]

Mel Chin, Post-Election 2014, Western North Carolina (detail), photo: Wiles & Glick

Free Yard Art Activism in Houston!

Some Houston folks have teamed up to create an art activist/environmental awareness project that they hope will take over the city. In a polite, generous […]

Free Yard Art Activism in Houston!

Austin: It’s Okay Mountain Month!

Austin’s Okay Mountain, the nine-member artist collective, is about to have a busy few weeks. The Blanton Museum of Art announced the acquisition of Roadside […]

Austin: It’s Okay Mountain Month!

ISIS: Leave the Art Alone!

For generations, Italians tolerated the Sicilian Mafia as a fact of life, even as horrible crimes and murders were committed. But, in 1993, a car […]

ISIS: Leave the Art Alone!

In Houston, It’s All About Drawing

This Friday, the Rice Media Center will host On Drawing: Symposium and Panel Discussion, presentations and discussions about drawing with Claire Gilman, Curator at The Drawing […]

In Houston, It’s All About Drawing

$70K El Paso Public Sculpture Disappears

A twenty-foot sculpture, entitled Uplift, commissioned by the city for a new roundabout in a West El Paso reconstruction project, has been removed before the […]

$70K El Paso Public Sculpture Disappears