Author: Roy Neinast

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Daniel Dove at Cherry and Martin

  Austin native Daniel Dove’s latest solo show at Los Angeles’ Cherry and Martin features eight oil paintings that hint at apocalyptic aftermath, their subjects […]

Daniel Dove at Cherry and Martin

Quite the Scene Upstairs at Lawndale

  Will I make it through this quick review of Shawn Smith’s "Vicious Venue" at Lawndale without referencing Jean Baudrillard more than once? I think […]

Quite the Scene Upstairs at Lawndale

7 Videos from Jason Villegas

In honor of the opening on Thursday, August 13, of Perspectives 167: Jason Villegas at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, I thought it’d be fun […]

7 Videos from Jason Villegas

Ron Paul + Pancake + Head

By now you’ve probably seen Dan Lacey’s paintings of President Barack Obama, naked, with a unicorn, among other things.             […]

Ron Paul + Pancake + Head

“Texas Heat” in Los Angeles

  Curated by Austin artist Sloke, "Texas Heat" offers a primary- and secondary-colored look at the possibilities and limitations of gallery work that’s strictly inspired […]

“Texas Heat” in Los Angeles

Houston’s New Graff Site

  Councilmember Sue Lovell recently announced the City of Houston’s new graffiti website, complete with surprisingly detailed fast facts.   For example, did you know […]

Houston’s New Graff Site

Dr. Seuss Was a Racist…

  …except for when he wasn’t.   An oversimplication? Yeah, sure. I assume there’s more of the picture at "Dr. Seuss Wants You!" the exhibition […]

Dr. Seuss Was a Racist…

A Brief Ode to the Astrodome Scoreboard

  In honor of Andrea Grover’s upcoming screening of Astrodome movies at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, I’ve composed a brief ode to the Eighth […]

A Brief Ode to the Astrodome Scoreboard

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.

 A couple of Houston public-art deadlines loom: The Houston Arts Alliance and the convention folks are looking for short videos to be displayed on flat-screens […]

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.

The Francis Bacon-Bacon Connection

So there’s this swine flu thing, maybe you’ve heard about it…   I was feeling topical yesterday evening, and I started doing my thing on […]

The Francis Bacon-Bacon Connection

Banksy vs. Shepard Fairey

  Some thoughts on street artists who also sell T-shirts, listed with numbers in front to feign intellectual rigor:   1.) I don’t think there’s […]

Banksy vs. Shepard Fairey

Free Money!

Where’s our bailout? Oh, wait, here it is.   The Texas Commission on the Arts, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, has […]

Free Money!