Author: Titus OBrien

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Tempests, Teacups, Tantrums, etc.

Dallas’ Central Trak launched this past week. It’s the latest incarnation of the UTD-sponsored effort formerly known as the UTD/South Side Artist Residency, which was […]

Tempests, Teacups, Tantrums, etc.

Kiw duh wabbit!

I just discovered VBS , while searching for information on the floating island of plastic the size of Texas in the Pacific . It’s a […]

Kiw duh wabbit!

Gone to Kansas City, part one

I just got back from a weekend trip to Kansas City, Missouri. Regular readers and friends of Siros will already be aware of my connection […]

Gone to Kansas City, part one

Conduit Countdown

Conduit Gallery is coming on strong. It’s had a particularly solid run of shows lately. Their Design District space is partitioned in three, each separate […]

Conduit Countdown

Viva Roxy Music!

I am experiencing a really peculiar art/book/music mash up at the moment. Over the weekend, I saw the Turner show at the DMA . Meanwhile, […]

Viva Roxy Music!

Smith disses new Broad Museum

I found Roberta Smith’s critique  of the new Eli Broad museum at LACMA incisive and thoughtfully biting. The inaugural show and her criticisms of it […]

Smith disses new Broad Museum

Take This, Art!

{youtube}Xs54N2XdZpw{/youtube}   it’s like everybody who’s out there painting destroyed landscapes covered with graffitti and trash, only with explosions and skateboarding in slo mo. Surfing […]

Take This, Art!

Silence

When I was 18, I met John Cage. I was in art school. He was coming to our city to do some performances and lectures […]

Silence

Final O’Neil Musings

Not to flog a dead horse, or thinking that anyone cares, but I thought I’d give my final two cents on O’Neil’s appearance on Stern. […]

Final O’Neil Musings

Watching the Detectives

Hmm, this Tyler Green vs. Voice critic thing is veddy interesting. First of all, I think Viveros-Faune was entirely too casual, even flippant, in his […]

Watching the Detectives

Night Table Reading

I have a confession. Uh – sometimes, I really enjoy an issue Vanity Fair. Occasionally I have to pick it up, like a fix or […]

Night Table Reading

under re- construction

Peel Gallery in Houston is curating an amorphous experiment in vernacular design to coincide with Design Life Now : National Design Triennial opening at the […]

under re- construction

Sorry, Denver. I still love you.

Holy baby Jesus, the new Daniel Libeskind–designed building of the Denver Art Museum is worse than I suspected it would be, from seeing it under […]

Sorry, Denver. I still love you.

“Merry Christmas, you’re evicted!”

I finally got around this morning to wading through the lengthy breakdown on the message boards of CSAW ’s implosion down Houston way. Fascinating drama […]

“Merry Christmas, you’re evicted!”