Style

Paul Andrew

Master & Servant: Paul Andrew

by Steven Hempel
On Friday, April 10, fab footwear designer Paul Andrew arrives at Stanley Korshak in Dallas to meet customers and sign shoes from 1 to 3 pm. Below, Steven Hempel's chat with Andrew from our November 2014 print issue. A few days after it went to press, Andrew won the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, announced at a dinner hosted by Seth Meyers and Stella McCartney at Spring Studios in New York City. Read

Cressida Bonas for Mulberry

She may not have gotten her prince, but there's a happy ending after all for 26-year-old Cressida Bonas.  Read

Into the Wild

Floral and greenery galore …A hand picked garden of springtime casual cocktail pieces just in time for the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center’s 39th Annual Alfresco Gala.

Micro Bag It

Enter the Micro Bag—proving that the best things in life do come in small packages. Click through this selection of our must-have miniature bags.

Interiors

  • Alexander Wang’s Hip Hangout

    Leave it to Alexander Wang to reinvent, in a fit of irony, the beanbag chair. In sumptuous black leather or shearlin

  • Shop the Shoot:
    Patrick and Lindsey Collins

    Get inspiration from art collectors Lindsey and Patrick Collins’ oh-so-charming 1940s house off Inwood and Lovers

  • Inside the Nest:
    Ashley Goforth

    Houston interior designer Ashley Goforth goes both ways. Her work straddles the line between ultra-luxe and ultra-livabl

  • The Goop Pops

    A star-studded affair popped up last week as fashionable Dallasites mingled with Gwyneth Paltrow and Monique Lhuillier t

Shop The Shoot: Cindy & Arnold Schwartz

Click through the photos to shop items inspired by Cindy and Arnold Schwartz’s art-filled University Park home. To read the entire story from PaperCity‘s January 2015 issue, click here.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Presents the Avalon Desk

by Rebecca Sherman

Rendered in thick acrylic and African ebony, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams‘ new Avalon desk could single-handedly revive the art of letter writing. And, while the details are lovely — polished stainless-steel ring hardware, slow-close doors and drawers, and beveled edges — it’s also a get-down-to-business piece of furniture. A floating storage console with compartments that Read

Arts

The American Dream: Nate Lowman

by Catherine D. Anspon

He was among the post-9/11 “Three Amigos” who set Manhattan’s downtown scene a fire, along with fellow provocateurs Dan Colen (on view at James Cope’s gallery during Fair Week) and late Menil progeny/prodigy Dash Snow. This internationally exhibited, Guggenheim-collected, Whitney Biennial painter/sculptor/maker with his preternaturally gray hair was also famously stalked by paparazzi when he Read

Nate Lowman

Irreverent Artist Ashley Longshore Pays Houston a Visit

Witty, wickedly humorous and a little bit naughty — the new barware collection by Houston native Bailey McCarthy of Biscuit Home and irreverent New Orleans-based artist Ashley Longshore is just that. Read

In Anticipation of the Provocateur Marilyn Minter

by Catherine D. Anspon

In this PaperCity exclusive, Marilyn Minter chats en studio with one of the prognosticators who launched her career: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston director Bill Arning, co-architect of the provocative artist’s traveling retrospective that begins its four-stop, two-year national tour Friday, April 17, in Houston. Flashback to the 1980s Bill Arning: Okay, Marilyn, I’ve been an Read

London Calling: Michael
Craig-Martin

by Catherine D. Anspon
On the eve of his 73rd birthday, the pioneering artist/teacher/curator famously known as the Goldsmiths College professor Read
Michael Craig-Martin, photographed by Caroline True at his London studio, August 27, 2014

NY Armory Arts Week with
David Shelton: Day 4

by David Shelton
"In 2011, the Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs Department cancelled an exhibition by L.A.-based artist Alex Donis at the Watts Tower Arts Center. Read

David Salle Comes to the Dallas Contemporary: Interview with a Painter

by Catherine D. Anspon
Eighties art star David Salle was one of the top talents who defined possibly the most thrilling, unfettered time in modern art history. Read

Mandalas, Buddhas, Stars and Saturday Night Specials

by Catherine D. Anspon

Begin at Houston Center for Photography, where NY-based Bill Armstrong‘s series of mandalas and Buddhas emit a captivating glow. A master of color photography, where the blur is emphasized, Armstrong’s seemingly simple work is imbued with a resonance that is impossible to ignore. Previous subjects in his ongoing “Infinity” series have ranged from skulls to Renaissance drawings, but the Buddhas Read

Bill Armstrong's "Mandala 401," not dated, at HCP, suggests a planetary encounter. Images courtesy the artist and Robischon Gallery, Denver.

Culture

Jet-Set Dispatch:
Morocco With Matt Johns

Matt Johns packed his bags when the Moroccan Ministry of Artisanal Design came calling, requesting Johns (who owns a Houston-based creative studio, Matter) research ideas and sources in Morocco for a pop-up shop for Austin-based Casablanca Living. Here’s what caught his exacting eye. WHERE YOU STAYED. El Fenn in Marrakech and Riad Fes, Maison Bleu in Read

Sugar Land Food and Wine Affair Begins • New Spots for Sunday Brunch • Bovine & Barley Arrives

Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair Food, wine and more wine are the order of business at this weekend’s Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair. One of the most highly anticipated wine and food attractions in Texas, this culinary festival attracts more than 10,000 wine and food lovers each year. Notable events include the Bartender’s Challenge, Read

Cocktails at Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair. Photo courtesy Shannon O'Hara.

Parties

Asia Society’s Tiger Ball: Enchanting China

What: Tiger Ball: Enchanting China. Where: Asia Society Texas Center. Who: Chairs Anne and Albert Chao and Y. Ping Sun and David W. Leebron; honorees Lily and Charles Foster; Asia Society’s John Bradshaw Jr.; artist Mel Chin, who donated artwork to the auction; presenting corporate sponsor Chevron’s Joni Baird; and patrons Lydia and James Chao, Lynn Wyatt, Phoebe and Read

David Peck
Spring Presentation

by Anne Lee Phillips

Special guests of David Peck were invited to his Montrose studio for mimosas and a locally sourced lunch (very local — some vegetables were from just a few blocks away at the Mandell Community Garden), provided by Dig and Serve. Models strutted down the de facto catwalk to beats by DJ Little Martin, showcasing the bright, 70’s Read