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A Look Back at Houston History: It’s 1994 and a Stylish New Force Enters the Fray

by PaperCity Staff

Since PaperCity first whirled into Houston in 1994 and Dallas in 1998, it has been at the center of everything — the parties, the people, the Read

A Dallas Store Transforms Into a Treehouse, Sharon Stone Poses and the Partying’s Crazy: A Look Back at PaperCity’s Start

Since PaperCity first whirled into Dallas in 1998, it has been at the center of everything — the parties, the people, the zeitgeist. As we Read

A Design Icon’s Coveted Bejeweled Masterpieces Go Up For Auction in an Online First

Every generation produces its share of tastemakers, but few have influenced design over the decades like Tony Duquette. Discovered in the late 1930s by legendary Read

Silver, 18K gold, amethyst, and abalone brooch

Interiors

Andersen Architectural Collection E-Series Awning and Picture windows with Pine Interiors.  

New Residential Constructions
Home Style Modern

A Fashion Superstar’s Selling his Dream Ranch for $75 Million — and it Comes With a Giant Movie Surprise

photography Kevin Bobolsky Group

When it comes to second-home destinations, Santa Fe ranks high on the list for Houstonians. It serves as the ideal foil to Houston, what with its Read

Tom Ford's ranch can be had for a mere $75 million.

The French Take Cocktails to a Whole New Level: Drink Like It’s 1841 — in $1,300 Glasses?

Leave it to the French to take the all-American cocktail hour to a swish new level.  At $1,300, Baccarat’s Cocktail Party in a Box is a set of eight Read

Cocktails, anyone?

Dallas Museum of Art Makes a Transformative Hire: Surprising New Leader Choice Signals a Bold Change

In transformative news for the American museum world, and most notably in Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art made an unexpected vital hire on Thursday. Dr. Agustín Arteaga, Read

Dr. Agustín Arteaga arrives to lead the Dallas Museum of Art on September 1. (Photo Paloma Torres)

The Menil’s New Woman in Charge: America’s Most-Watched Museum Director Opens Up on the Challenges of Her Houston Return

We posed four questions to Dr. Rebecca Rabinow, The Menil Collection’s newly appointed director — the first woman to helm this very vaunted, world-renowned museum. Read

Dr. Rabinow at The Met's Impressionist galleries. (Photo courtesy The Met)

The Return of a Master: James Surls Gets His Own New Place in The Heights

It’s time. “We’ve been thinking about this for quite awhile. It was time James had a presence again in Houston,” confides Gus Kopriva, a partner in an art Read

Gus Kopriva and Linda Clarke at Clarke & Associate’s showroom for James Surls. (Photo by Max Burkhalter)

The Pumpkin Lady: A Daring, Surreal Artist Gives MFAH a Texas Coup: Step Inside a New Art Universe

by Catherine Casey

Yayoi Kusama and her whimsical genius have made their way back to Texas. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston welcomes Kusama: At the End of the Universe — the first Read

Yayoi Kusama, "Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity," 2009, at MFAH

The Mistress of The Menil: The Surprising Story of the Woman At the Front Desk of the World’s Most Vaunted Private Collection Museum

Thelma Smith does not hold showy academic honors or boast a high-profile history of curatorial accomplishments or museum directorships. Nonetheless, her role in the Texas art world and the American Read

Thelma Smith is for many the face of The Menil Collection.

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Parties

Houston’s Most-Anticipated Parties: The Grandest Galas of Fall

by Catherine D. Anspon and Anne Lee Phillips

Unfurling The Gilded Pages In The Social Datebook, We Profile Our Pick Of Gala Chairs Who Preside Over A Half-Dozen Fabled Evenings That Define Our Fall. CHAIRMAN: BECCA Read

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