Author: Rainey Knudson

Rainey Knudson is the founder and publisher of Glasstire. After working on a print magazine about Texas art, Knudson launched Glasstire in 2001 as one of the earliest web-only arts journals in the country. She has spoken or written about arts journalism at Emory University, the USC Annenberg School, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other places. She has a degree in literature from Rice University and an MBA in entrepreneurship from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Houston.

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Toni Beauchamp, 1945 – 2012

Houston arts patron Toni Beauchamp died March 9 from ovarian cancer. A steadfast presence on the Houston art scene for decades, Toni served as the […]

Toni Beauchamp, 1945 – 2012

The other Heizer big rock

The big news this weekend is the arrival of Michael Heizer‘s “big rock” at LACMA, attended by hundreds of onlookers lining Wilshire Boulevard with their […]

Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Ken Price, 1935 – 2012

Iconic LA sculptor Ken Price, 77, died early today after struggling with tongue and throat cancer for several years. He recently completed preparations for his […]

Ken Price, 1935 – 2012

Wonderful Thing: Indian Fly Whisk

This Mughal Dynasty (mid-18th c.) fly whisk is on view in the MFAH’s Indian art galleries. It’s an outstanding object which alone merits a visit […]

Wonderful Thing: Indian Fly Whisk

Big Show Sneak Peek

It’s the BIG Show, the annual smorgasbord of Houston art at Lawndale Art Center! Here are a few highlights of this massive open-call hodgepodge: Patrick […]

Patrick Turk, The Scraptacularium Presents: Experiments in Mysticism #8, 2011, collage on panel

Building a Better Texas Biennial

The fantasy goes something like this: Most everyone¬†was pleased with the clear, focused vision for the 2011 Texas Biennial. It was a brilliant success, with […]

Building a Better Texas Biennial

Curator Charlie Wylie to leave DMA

The Dallas Museum of Art has announced that Charlie Wylie, their curator of contemporary art, will step down in June after 15 years at the […]

Curator Charlie Wylie to leave DMA

DMA director Bonnie Pitman to step down

The Dallas Museum of Art announced today that its director Bonnie Pitman is to step down next month due to health reasons. Olivier Meslay, the […]

DMA director Bonnie Pitman to step down

MAC director resigns

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) has announced the departure of Director Liliana Bloch, due to “health concerns.” Bloch has overseen a rebirth of sorts […]

MAC director resigns

Houston alums freshen up the Parrish

Check out ex-Blaffer director Terrie Sultan in today’s New York Times: after leaving the Blaffer 3 years ago, she became the director at the Parrish […]

Houston alums freshen up the Parrish