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State of Museums: Artpace in San Antonio

With many Lake|Flato buildings, a principled range of materials — stone, steel, concrete, wood — are recruited to create airy, boxy forms that provide unambiguous continuity between outside and in.
State of Museums: Artpace in San Antonio

Top Five, Jan. 22, 2015

Rainey, Christina and Bill all together at the Glasstire office in Baltimore to discuss some of the week's most intriguing art events.
Top Five, Jan. 22, 2015

Moving and Unmoving

For Loris Gréaud's show at the Dallas Contemporary, is the destruction of the work meant to be our release from all that industry? If so, I might have welcomed more destruction and less burden.
Moving and Unmoving

Big Eyes, Little White Lies

Some call the film a healthy departure, others say it’s a triumph simply because Burton didn’t call Johnny Depp to play dress up.
I don't think this is a Walter Keane, but it would be funny if it was.

The Palace

Everyone accepts the rules once they enter the castle. If you've gotten past any of the gates consider yourself a good politician or a lucky fool but not necessarily a real artist because there are millions more with their massive egos bruised, their outlooks bitter, in millions of art worlds.
The Palace

Lauren Woods at Zhulong Gallery, Dallas

Although the work spans the past ten-plus years of Woods' work, all the political content still resonates. To say that her work is about race, or even race relations, overly simplifies her conceptual rigor.
Lauren Woods at Zhulong Gallery, Dallas

Barna Kantor’s 40Hz at Big Medium

The idea that pattern recognition is not solely an aspect of visual interpretation but also of experiential sorting—and that these two are operated by the same mechanism in 40Hz—pushes Kantor’s theme onto a much larger stage than simple illusory fun.
Barna Kantor’s 40Hz at Big Medium