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Everything and a Dead Duck

The annual Big Show at Houston's Lawndale Art Center isn't the free-for-all it was when it was literally free for all (and curated by Walter Hopps), but I always look forward to it because I'm a hoper.
Everything and a Dead Duck

Painting on My Planet

Not a single name on Alvarez's list of the "Top Ten Painters in Houston" in this week's Houston Press matched a single name on mine, anywhere.
Painting on My Planet

Bosom Buddies

The Richard Phillips show at the Dallas Contemporary makes total sense, and therein lies the problem.
Bosom Buddies

Kindred Spirit

Visionary art drawn from the deep reservoir of amazing objects quietly enlivening Houston's homes and studios. Go see it.
Kindred Spirit

Glasshouses 33: Jules Buck Jones

Jules' Airstream in East Austin may not be a mystic cave of the ancients, but with his tropical shirt glowing, he really embodies a little bit of what keeps Austin weird.
Glasshouses 33: Jules Buck Jones

Trees still grow in Brooklyn

To be broke and tired for the sake of living in a rathole in Sunset Park isn’t that interesting, but living among other young people who are working their butts off to make something worthwhile is.
Trees still grow in Brooklyn