While the exhibition looks unassuming, its intent is oddly ambitious: to make a case that for the sake of some kinds of meaningful communication, the post office and its mail system should be saved.
Amid the blizzard of anti-HAA ink coming in from all quarters of the Houston art scene, Glasstire today received a collective letter from artists involved in T+R.
On November 20, tensions between the powerful committee and the staff of HAA's Civic Arts + Design program erupted into an open break.
To make political work without literally telling the viewer how he should think or feel is a tall order, yet Roberts pulls it off with empathy that is as ferocious as it is vulnerable.
Dornith Doherty: Oasis and Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas
If anything, the populations of most Texas cities, and along with it the populations of artists, are increasing, but the number of more traditional galleries with traditional business models feels stagnant.
A five-member selection panel chose Wilson for the plum job at the end of October. Last Thursday, HAA took it back.
For your casual weekend perusal, if you wish, here is a set of quick responses I had to some (though not all) of the shows I saw in London last week.
Chitchat on E.A.S.T., Houton Artcrawls then and now, One-painting shows, Marclay's Clock, and Peter Ligon vs Fairfield Porter.
The wall text welcoming viewers to the exhibit begins with a quote from Testino where he states, “…when a country loses the connection between its history and its traditional dress, something truly precious is lost."
During my years at SAMA, I marveled so many times as I witnessed Latino high school students with eyes glued to Alvarez's work. For many of them, it is their story too.
For Pomara, experiencing a painting as an imaginary window has been replaced by the experience of looking at a screen: computer, TV, smartphone, or tablet.
The remains of sea urchins and lost vinyl LPs become memorials to lost signals, disappearing space probes, fading heartbeats in Dario Robleto’s installation at the Menil Collection.
You've just spent a week installing your show at a nonprofit art space and you realize that everyone helping you, from the director down to the part-time preparator and the gift shop clerk, is getting paid for his or her time, and you're not.
A “cheat sheet” for arts documentaries and live cinema performances happening in Houston this Thursday-Sunday
The Houston Cinema Arts Festival explores street photography and its extensions in film and video.
Being a guest in someone’s home means entering another culture.
Those who complain about the art world have some choices: 1) Accept things as they are and keep playing; 2) Collect your chips and in the words of Eric Cartman say, “Screw you guys, I’m going home,” or 3) Change the game.
The 1972 Games in Munich will forever be associated with the massacre of eleven Israeli athletes who were kidnapped and murdered by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September.
These five works are just a small sampling of the biennial based on what I could see in a day and a half.