Author: Wendy Atwell

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Callida Borgnino: Between Blinks

Magic and enchantment usually stay tucked away in the realms of childhood. Fairy tales and storybooks contain places where the unexplained is proposed as not […]

Callida Borgnino: Between Blinks

Sex and Art in San Antonio?

On June 17th, the San Antonio Film Festival screened Michael Berrier’s Lucy and Jake. It’s basically a documentary about San Antonio’s art scene, held together with […]

Sex and Art in San Antonio?

Jameel Prize 2011 at SAMA

Algerian-born Rashid Koraïchi created Les Maîtres Invisibles, a series of large black and white banners, using an appliqué technique with its origins in Pharaonic Egypt, […]

Soody Sharifi, Fashion Week, 2010

The Ephemeral Wedding Gift

Balloons may not be the first things that come to mind when planning décor for a tony event, but they were an obvious choice for […]

The Ephemeral Wedding Gift

Stuart Allen

Stuart Allen ’s eponymous show this summer at Finesilver in San Antonio featured eight kites made from simple materials. Allen creates his kites’ frameworks from […]

Stuart Allen

Linda Pace: Muse

I’ve known Linda Pace since I was a little girl. I remember standing just outside her kitchen with her daughter. We were taste-testing hot sauce, […]

Linda Pace: Muse

Michael Velliquette: The Intuitive Jungle

When I saw Michael Velliquette’s show in Chelsea, minus-one-degree chill factor winds blew outside. Inside, the collages surrounded me like hothouse flowers, as if I […]

Michael Velliquette: The Intuitive Jungle

Connie Butler

Connie Butler staked a claim for the legacy of feminist art during her recent presentation at ArtPace, maintaining that aspects of the movement continue to […]

Connie Butler

Daniel Bozhkov

Daniel Bozhkov's survey exhibition at Arthouse, Cantata for Twelve Choirs and Several Salamanders, made me feel as if I'd escaped down Alice's rabbit hole for […]

Daniel Bozhkov

Ernesto Pujol at the McNay

"Deeeaaaad people, deeeeaaad people," chanted my eight- and nine-year-old daughters with their friend Anabelle. We were driving down a dusty country road that led us […]

Ernesto Pujol at the McNay

A Conversation with Joey Fauerso

Joey Fauerso's residency in Roswell, New Mexico, has given her time from her job as an art educator to focus on her art. I asked […]

A Conversation with Joey Fauerso

Lonely Teardrops

Scanning the radio on the way to Austin, I find a station that's playing songs about people long dead. The concept is to find out […]

Lonely Teardrops

Artificial Arrangement

I'm alone in Sala Diaz on a quiet afternoon. In the center of the room, a phantom plant blooms. The wind gusts outside and sunlight […]

Artificial Arrangement

Interview with Hills Snyder

On the opening night of Hills Snyder’s new show at Artpace, the exhibition remained closed until after the curator and artists discussed the new work. […]

Interview with Hills Snyder