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Mario Testino at Dallas Contemporary

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."
Mario Testino at Dallas Contemporary

Until That Goodbye

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.
Until That Goodbye

Artists! Get paid to do what you love.

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.
Artists! Get paid to do what you love.

STREET STUFF

The Houston Cinema Arts Festival explores street photography and its extensions in film and video.
STREET STUFF

The Next Pop in Art

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 Next Pop in Art

Sarah Morris: 1972

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.
Sarah Morris: 1972

Maker Faire

I'm not that interested in radio-controlled drones, high school robotics, or 3D printers. What interested me at last weekend's Mini Maker Faire were the Makers.
Maker Faire

Roundup: 27th Dallas VideoFest

For its 27th year, the festival spanned two complete weeks held in five different venues throughout Dallas, and this strategy (as opposed to all the screenings in one venue) evidently draws upon different audiences and boosts overall attendance.
Roundup: 27th Dallas VideoFest