Author: Theresa Bembnister

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The Ten List: Food and Art

From January 13 to February 4, 2011, a table of patrons in the second-floor cafeteria of the Museum of Modern Art ate the exact same […]

The Ten List: Food and Art

Ian Hamilton Finlay at the Marfa Book Company

  The Marfa Book Company’s spare, beautiful installation of works on paper by Ian Hamilton Finlay—a Scottish poet, writer, artist and noted gardener who died in […]

Ian Hamilton Finlay at the Marfa Book Company

Ayn Foundation

  Marfa is full of curious things, and the Ayn Foundation is one of the most curious.    The windows of the two storefronts of the old Brite […]

Ayn Foundation

Marfa Made Paper

    In a little casita not far from downtown Marfa, Catherine Cox is working diligently to set up her studio, which she’s named Marfa Made […]

Marfa Made Paper

NYC vs. Marfa: The Sequel

The last NYC vs. Marfa post was so popular that I decided to try it again. See if you can guess which photos feature Marfa and which […]

NYC vs. Marfa: The Sequel

Fort D. A. Russell

  The Chinati Foundation is located on 340 acres of the former Fort D. A. Russell, which closed following World War II in 1946. Barracks, latrines, mess halls, […]

Fort D. A. Russell

Kate Carr at Galleri Urbane

  In her review of Kate Carr’s October 2009 exhibition at Box Gallery for Art In America, Harmony Hammond positioned the artist as a feminist foil to minimalism.     Although Carr’s work […]

Kate Carr at Galleri Urbane

Chinati Weekend

The Chinati Foundation holds its annual October open house weekend this Thursday through Sunday. You can read all about the museum-sponsored events on the foundation’s website, but […]

Chinati Weekend

Marfa Dialogues

For many travelers, the most convenient way to get to Marfa involves flying to El Paso and then driving three hours east. The short trip […]

Marfa Dialogues

Is Donald Judd the new Double Rainbow?

  Texas-based artist Peter Rand took footage from a Donald Judd exhibition at Tina Kim gallery in New York and overlaid sound from the Double […]

Is Donald Judd the new Double Rainbow?

Matt Wedel at Second Floor

  When it comes to making sculptures, Matt Wedel likes to keep it real.  “I am interested in the work not trying to be an […]

Matt Wedel at Second Floor

Native American Works on Paper

There’s one week left to see Native American Works on Paper at the El Paso Museum of Art. After five months of display, the exhibition in the museum’s […]

Native American Works on Paper

A Field Guide to the Chinati Cats

    You’ve come to expect insightful commentary and hard-hitting reporting from No Country for Old Interns on Glasstire.com, and this post is no exception. […]

A Field Guide to the Chinati Cats

Summer Art Programs in Marfa

The free summer programs for children offered by Ballroom Marfa and the Chinati Foundation make me wish I were a kid again. The programs involved absolutely no pipe cleaners […]

Summer Art Programs in Marfa

Mona Garcia and Building 98

Mona Garcia is exactly what non-Texans expect a Texan to be. A native Houstonian, she comes from oil and ranching families. She’s polite, but unafraid […]

Mona Garcia and Building 98