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.
Rainey Knudson interviews the crowd at the opening of Ed Wilson: A Survey, at the Art League Houston. Visitors comment on Wilson's work, the Houston art scene, and the ongoing controversy.
Houston First Corporation: George R. Brown Convention Center Request for Qualifications for Exterior Commission (Phase 2)
Houston area artists, artist-led teams and team members are strongly encouraged to apply.
On the whole the show is about different kinds of identity, from mind to body to culture.
This week, film artist Roger Beebe is touring Texas with his multiple–projector presentation, Films For One To Eight Projectors, with stops in Houston, Austin, and Dallas.
If Olafur Eliason proposed Monet on Ice to the MFAH, it would have been done right. visitors would skate down a virtual frozen Seine, winding through the galleries past real paintings.
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.
Serendipity, or something more?
Caitlin G McCollom: Why is your promo almost content-free? Free Beer: There is a pile of content, just no context. Yet.
An empty office building in midtown Houston is the last place for a spiritual awakening.
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.
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.
Despite a public-funding disappointment, Co-Lab is set to expand with a little help from its friends.
It isn’t uncommon for Core Fellows to be accused of being heady, overly conceptual, inscrutable.
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.
Not because they were better painters or the paintings were better, but because of who and what they were, when they lived, what they ate, how they dressed, how they sat. All these things… .
In response to cries of "foul!" from artists, the public, and their own Civic Art Committee, Houston Art Alliance has has posted an outline of its public art selection procedures on its website. It's as clear as mud.
Full of large beauties and tiny subtleties; the show is as much about the anxiety of extinction and the fragility of our world as it is about the parallels humans with honeybees.
Bill and Rainey search their memories for an unscientific catalog of trends in Texas art in the past year, and argue about the vileness of Richard Phillips. (NSFW!)
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.