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James “Jack” Boynton, 82, dies

Jack Boynton, an artist long associated with the Houston art scene, died Monday from lung cancer. He was 82. Born in 1928 in Fort Worth, […]

James “Jack” Boynton, 82, dies

Sneak Peek: “Leaps” at the Menil

"Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Realist Performance" at the Menil Collection is a show you won’t see anywhere else in Texas, or most […]

Sneak Peek: “Leaps” at the Menil

Fotofest Snaps

Here’s a taste of the opening weekend of Fotofest: My favorite show was easily RE: groups – American Photographs Before 1950 from W.M. Hunt´s Collection […]

Fotofest Snaps

Preview our awesome auction of TX art!

Hey everyone: this Friday, Dec. 4 is Be the Ball, our annual holiday shindig co-hosted by Fresh Arts Coalition! Our legendary anti-gala this year celebrates […]

Preview our awesome auction of TX art!

Dieter Balzer at Sonja Roesch

Gallery Sonja Roesch in Houston has a great show up right now. Roesch is a German native, and she likes minimalism, which admittedly is not […]

Dieter Balzer at Sonja Roesch

Menil promotes Michelle White

Michelle White’s been promoted to associate curator at the Menil Collection, which means 1) a much-deserved promotion for a talented young curator (currently working on […]

Menil promotes Michelle White

Art:21 this weekend at MFAH

Preview the new season of Art:21, the PBS series about artists, this weekend and next at the MFAH’s Brown Auditorium! Saturday, Oct. 3, will be […]

Art:21 this weekend at MFAH

Our editor, honored

We are pleased to announce that our editor Kelly Klaasmeyer has been awarded the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship for 2009. Kelly joins arts writers […]

Our editor, honored

Scheduled Maintenance

This Friday, August 7, from 11 pm - 1:30 am Central Time, we will be performing some hosting maintenance. The site will be offline for 30 […]

Scheduled Maintenance

No Mia Sara??

The Dallas Contemporary has announced the winners of their self-described "Dallas Art World Oscars" – a.k.a. the legend awards, awarded annually to an artist, arts professional and […]

No Mia Sara??

Favi-huh?

Hey everyone: the "Favify" button on our homepage is the first installment in A Feverish Dream, by Houston artist and 2009 Glasstire Virtual Resident Brian Piana! Click on […]

Favi-huh?

Robert Dale Anderson, 1949 – 2009

Austin artist and UT prof Robert Dale Anderson died unexpectedly on Sunday at his home. Here is the Austin Chronicle’s post. Anderson was very active […]

Robert Dale Anderson, 1949 – 2009

Filling shoes at the DMA

Jeffrey Grove of the High Museum has been named the first Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the DMA. He’ll start in September.

Filling shoes at the DMA

You sir have a national treasure

PBS goobs like us get all fired up when something like this comes across the wire: the Amon Carter has an 1847 painting by James […]

You sir have a national treasure

Kimbell Steam

At first blush, the current show at the Kimbell doesn’t excite much in the way of anticipation. But although "Art and Love in Renaissance Italy" […]

Kimbell Steam

Lawndale’s Latest

Lawndale Art Center has been on something of a roll lately. Their curatorial process hasn’t changed: all shows are decided by open submission to a […]

Lawndale’s Latest

NYC fairs part 2

The Armory this year was solid. Pulse and Volta, on the other hand, felt mostly like the art world slinging the same hash we’ve been […]

NYC fairs part 2

NYC fairs part 1

The Armory this year is solid: the art on view is good, and there’s very little nonsense. Here are some snapshots: (l-r) Menil Collection associate […]

NYC fairs part 1

Let’s be sure

UT Press has just published a handsome catalog of Lance Letscher‘s collage work. Like any good catalog (or solo exhibition), it enriches one’s appreciation of […]

Let’s be sure