Author: Rainey Knudson

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Catching up with Okay Mountain

Suddenly, it seems the Austin collective Okay Mountain is everywhere: after their big splash at the 2009 Pulse fair in Miami (their installation Corner Store […]

Catching up with Okay Mountain

Peter Marzio, head of MFAH, dies at 67

Peter Marzio, the longest-serving director of the Museum of  Fine Arts Houston, died Thursday night from metastasized cancer. He was 67 years old. Marzio began his tenure […]

Peter Marzio, head of MFAH, dies at 67

Pamela Z TONIGHT in Houston!

San Francisco sound artist Pamela Z will be doing her thing tonight at the brand new, not-even-open-yet Houston Museum of African American Culture! Click here for details — in the […]

Pamela Z TONIGHT in Houston!

Arthouse TX Prize Finalists Announced

Congratulations to Jamal Cyrus, Will Henry, and Jeff Williams, just announced as the finalists for the $30,000 Arthouse Texas Prize. Cyrus is a member of the Otabenga Jones […]

Arthouse TX Prize Finalists Announced

WHAM craft fair in Houston

Starting tonight through Sunday, Spacetaker is hosting their annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM) with an explosion of goodies from Houston artists (including our own Bill Davenport)! You […]

WHAM craft fair in Houston

Chuck Ramirez, 1962 – 2010

San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez died today from injuries sustained in a serious bicycle accident. He was 48 years old. For nearly two decades, Ramirez was […]

Chuck Ramirez, 1962 – 2010

AMOA triennial artists announced

The Austin Museum of Art has announced their roster for their fourth triennial of new art in Austin. Congratulations to Miguel Aragon, Jesus Benavente/Jennifer Remenchik, […]

AMOA triennial artists announced

Services announced for Edsel Cramer

Services have been announced for Houston artist Edsel Cramer, who died on August 31, 2010. A viewing will be held at The Mabrie Memorial Mortuary, 5000 Almeda Road, Houston, […]

Services announced for Edsel Cramer

Edsel Cramer, 1924 – 2010

Houston artist Edsel Cramer died on August 31, 2010. He was 86 years old. Born on May 6, 1924 at the old Jeff Davis Hospital […]

Edsel Cramer, 1924 – 2010

Toby Kamps moves across town

  Today the Houston art world is a-twitter with the announcement that Toby Kamps, Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, will be taking […]

Toby Kamps moves across town

Who’s Afraid of the Big bad Show?

 Lawndale’s Big Show has been the first line item on many a Houston artist’s resume. It’s the one time every year that Lawndale sets aside […]

Who’s Afraid of the Big bad Show?

First look at the Glassell art sale

{Sponsored event} We’ve giving away 2 free tickets and a $50 gift certificate to the Glassell art sale preview party next Thursday, May 20. Anyone […]

First look at the Glassell art sale

Houston art scene mourns Liz Alexander

Sad news today for the Houston art community: Liz Alexander, grants coordinator for the Houston Arts Alliance, died this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She […]

Houston art scene mourns Liz Alexander

Robert Hughes on toast

I recently asked a curator what she thought of the contemporary art world. She looked at me blankly. I pressed: you know what I mean, […]

Robert Hughes on toast

Pillsbury’s death confirmed a suicide

Renowned curator Ted Pillsbury’s untimely death on March 25 has been ruled a suicide, not a heart attack as has been previously reported, according to […]

Pillsbury’s death confirmed a suicide