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Bradley Kerl: Blind Arcade

Full of painterly witticisms, Kerl's work demonstrates the hallmarks of good painting: an acknowledgement of its history and a formal playfulness.
Bradley Kerl: Blind Arcade

Dallas Medianale: Call and Response at the MAC

Although the curators say this particular exhibit of the Medianale isn’t theme-driven, I noticed a couple of common threads between videos including a riff on the idea of call-and-response music, and re-interpretations of previous iconic videos/films, which is a take on call and response in itself.
Dallas Medianale: Call and Response at the MAC

State of Museums: Outdoor Art in Eastland

The pièce de résistance of the Outdoor Art Exhibit in Eastland, Texas, is a 12-foot-tall cylinder painted to resemble one of Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans located in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen.
State of Museums: Outdoor Art in Eastland

Panhandle South Plains Laissez-faire

Just two weeks ago, it was reported in the Wall Street Journal (Sunday, Jan 3 -4, p. D11), that “Text as Decor” is, as of now, passé. Not that Jeff Wheeler and Maisie Alford care.
Panhandle South Plains Laissez-faire

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

The Ed Wilson Interviews

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.
The Ed Wilson Interviews

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