Author: Paula Newton


How to Make Art Out of Homeless People!

On July 1, artist and SMU advertising professor Willie Baronet began a month-long journey, from Seattle to New York, purchasing signs from homeless people. Baronet […]

How to Make Art Out of Homeless People!

Texas Artists Win $20K Tiffany Awards

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation has announced the latest winners of its biennial award, which comes with an unrestricted check for $20,000. Every two years, […]

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Sign Up Now! Open Mic for Artistic Freaks

The Houston Fringe Festival is busy organizing its upcoming carnival of chaos, now in its seventh year. The five-day event (September 24-28) features local and […]

Sign Up Now! Open Mic for Artistic Freaks

Microscopic Landscapes: D-Day After 70 Years

In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we post these photographs by architect-turned-prize-winning-photographer Donald Weber, part of his series-in-progress War Sand. Last year, Weber […]

Donald Weber, "Omaha Beach Shrapnel #188, Sector Dog, White" (detail) from the series War Sand, 2013. Photo via Circuit Gallery.

Van Gogh’s Missing Ear Now on Display

One of the most famously weird stories in art history is the tale of Vincent van Gogh’s 1888 psychotic episode during which he chopped off […]

Photograph: Diemut Strebe.Sugababe/AP

Tonight! Museum Directors Talk Culture

The annual meeting of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) is now underway in Dallas/Fort Worth. In between tours of area art collections, the […]

These people are wandering the streets of DFW (AAMD members at the New Orleans Museum of Art in January)

Dallas Artists: You’re in the Show!

Dallas’ 500X Gallery is gearing up for its annual unjuried show, Hot and Sweaty 3: The Open Show, which will run June 14-June 21. It […]

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