Author: Titus OBrien

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Miami picks

I thought I’d list some of the things I actually really liked in Miami. There were plenty actually. How could there not be with so […]

Miami picks

Society of Spectacle: Miami, part 1

Well, I’m back from Miami, visiting its (by last count) 452 art fairs. Over three days I attended about 10 of them, which by the […]

Society of Spectacle: Miami, part 1

Horton finds a who?

“Who the #@$% is Jackson Pollock?” That’s the title and essential query at the heart of a documentary I just watched for the first time […]

Horton finds a who?

Rat Artist, Rat Critic

I found the following monologue sort of humorously touching and timely, especially in light of the current poll on here on GT*. It is a […]

Rat Artist, Rat Critic

Smiths Fans Unite and Take Over

  Phil Collins’ “The World Won’t Listen” opened last week with more fanfare than any other solo art event in Dallas this year. There were […]

Smiths Fans Unite and Take Over

Lost and Found

My friend Stephen Lapthisophon, who I’ve mentioned before, gave a talk the other day in conjunction with his exhibition at Conduit, and catalog release for […]

Lost and Found

Between Heaven and Earth

A few rambling Saturday morning-in-my-warmest-robe-and-slippers-tea-drinking thoughts (its gettin chilly in Texas finally)… Lately, I persistantly find myself thinking about notions of vertical and horizontal. Roughly […]

Between Heaven and Earth

Eliasson in Artforum

For the first time in what seems like years, I‘m actually reading a copy of Artforum, and surprisingly (to me at least,) enjoying it. It's […]

Eliasson in Artforum

Marfa Weekend, part 2

A few more thoughts about the Marfa weekend… I was able to see for the first time Judd’s studio in town, in the old Safeway, […]

Marfa Weekend, part 2

Marfa Weekend

This is a piece I wrote for the Ft Worth Star-T, to publish this week sometime. It feels skeletal, as space constraints kept me glancing […]

Marfa Weekend

Posh Nosh at Goss(h)

My friend James Cope over at the Goss Michael Foundation was kind enough to invite me over to the space for lunch and a talk […]

Posh Nosh at Goss(h)

cool video

{youtube}/v/ZxVRhcLXftg&rel=1{/youtube} I just found these guys, http://www.peterbjornandjohn.com/ I know nothing, but the video tripped me out – love the Art Deco palm frond motif. Pure […]

cool video

Concordance

I've been fascinated for the last couple years by the 'concordance' feature on Amazon, where with many books you can see a list of the […]

Concordance

and/or show follow up, pics

The opening went well, lots of people. We were down to the wire installing and didn't have all our i's and t's dotted/crossed (cv's, price […]

and/or show follow up, pics

File Under: Shamless Plug

Well, in the shameless plug department (whoever once accused me of that here, this one's for you) I curated a show that opens at and/or […]

File Under: Shamless Plug

New Horizons

After 2 ½ years teaching at University of Texas at Dallas (after moving here from Los Angeles,) I just started teaching at UT Arlington . […]

New Horizons

Frank Miller sucks

It's midnight. Taking a break from listening to "Confederacy of Dunces" on my iPod (left over summer reading from the road-trip recently narrated,) I just […]

Frank Miller sucks