Author: Paula Newton


Open Call for Artists at the Fringe

Those who survived the recent Lone Star Explosion, Houston’s International Performance Art Biennale, may have been left feeling creatively inspired or, at least, challenged. Artists […]

Yes, this image is a repeat from last year's announcement, posted by Bill Davenport, but there's no way to top this!

Art Takes Over Houston’s Hermann Park

In celebration of Hermann Parkʼs centennial year, the Hermann Park Conservancy has started a public art campaign to bring contemporary art installations to the park […]

Patrick Dougherty’s big twig installation (Photo: James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle)

FW Modern to Host Oscars Party

The big Oscars party in Fort Worth takes place at The Modern tomorrow night, complete with red carpet. It’s not quite the same as Hollywood’s […]

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Nasher Names First Artist-in-Residence: Rick Lowe

Rick Lowe’s “social sculpture” Trans.lation, initiated as part of the Nasher Sculpture Center’s 10th anniversary exhibition Nasher XChange, has been a success so far. There […]

Lowe in Vickery Meadow. Photo by Allison V. Smith for the Nasher Sculpture Center

Vote Now: Countdown to DMA Art Madness

In celebration of March Madness, the Dallas Museum of Art is presenting the DMA Art Madness Tournament online. Hokey? Yes, but everybody just loves to […]

John Hernandez, HI-C Avenger, 1992. Will it make it to the Final Four?

SAMA Curator Resigns!

David Rubin, San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA)’s Brown Foundation Curator of Contemporary Art, submitted his letter of resignation on Tuesday effective immediately, reports the […]


Tonight! Timed Chit-Chat at Blue Star

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit-chat”) is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds total for […]

Tonight! Timed Chit-Chat at Blue Star

Art Trucks! A (Not So) New Trend

Seattle gallerist Karen Light moved her Garde Rail Gallery several times before deciding to physically move to Texas in 2009. After five years, Light has […]

Art Trucks! A (Not So) New Trend

Ex-Houstonians Wow New Orleans Art Scene

Native Houstonian Mel Chin’s 40-year retrospective of sculpture, video and installations at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) opened on Thursday with a panel […]

Photo: Doug MacCash/|The Times-Picayune

New Gallery to Open in El Paso!

There’s a new gallery coming to the El Paso art community called the Cube (or, according to its letterhead and Facebook page, the “CUB3″). Plans […]

New Gallery to Open in El Paso!