One Houston Artist Is The Toast of London; Another Repurposes His Way to the Top

One Houston Artist Is The Toast of London; Another Repurposes His Way to the Top

04.30.16

Two Houston artists have a way with paper, creating allusions to the antique while incorporating timeworn ephemera; their now-on-view works are among the must-see exhibitions for May. Jerry Jeanmard, the design maestro at the top of the pedigreed firm Wells Design/Jerry Jeanmard, made a foray back to graphic design — his early calling — with a well-received exhibition at Moody Gallery in 2014, Read

Closing Time! An Epic, Urgent Environmental Show Is About to Leave Houston — Even as the Floods Make It More Relevant Than Ever

04.24.16

The final official weekend of FotoFest happens now. With many shows closing imminently, make plans ASAP to catch the remaining hours of FotoFest 2016: the 16th International Biennial of Photography and Mixed Media Art. Many have commented that this year’s FotoFest, “Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet,” is decisively the most prescient in Read

Closing Time! An Epic, Urgent Environmental Show Is About to Leave Houston — Even as the Floods Make It More Relevant Than Ever
The Long-Lost Work of Two Legends Is Shown Off in Houston: It’s a Rediscovered Art Moment

The Long-Lost Work of Two Legends Is Shown Off in Houston: It’s a Rediscovered Art Moment

04.22.16

Two exhibitions this month, both mounted in Houston, present important lost works by seminal Texas artists. At Hiram Butler Gallery, two canvases by an American visionary, the Menil- and Whitney-exhibited Forrest Bess (1911-1977), have been discovered. One was last seen in 1957 at an exhibition at Betty Parsons Gallery, NYC; the other diminutive painting, a commission undertaken by the bait fisherman from Bay City, Texas, was completely unknown. Read

The Rule Benders: A Rap Superstar, a Dance Genius and a Daring Artist Collide in Dallas for the Soluna Festival — Let’s Look Behind the Scenes

by Lee Cullum
04.20.16

What, exactly, will happen next month when Jonah Bokaer’s choreography, Daniel Arsham’s scenography and Pharrell Williams’ musical score collide for the world premiere of Rules of the Game during the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Soluna Festival? Journalist Lee Cullum spends time with the artists, getting a glimpse of what’s going on inside their rule-bending brains. It’s one of those radiant afternoons in early spring Read

The Rule Benders: A Rap Superstar, a Dance Genius and a Daring Artist Collide in Dallas for the Soluna Festival — Let’s Look Behind the Scenes
Midtown Magic: A Big Move Pays Off In Major Way for a Clever Houston Nonprofit

Midtown Magic: A Big Move Pays Off In Major Way for a Clever Houston Nonprofit

04.15.16

When DiverseWorks decamped to Midtown in 2012, it was because its previous home along the East Freeway’s historic warehouses had lost its currency and become cut off from new energy and residents in the Main Street corridor. The move was also in preparation for the unfurling of MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) and DW making its home there. Read

A Gorgeous Royal With an L.A. Art Sense: Meet the Most Important New Exhibitor at the Dallas Art Fair

04.14.16

Raised in a Scottish castle, with a royal pedigree, the cousin of Isabella Blow and one of the faves of the late Alexander McQueen, Honor Fraser is not your typical art dealer. But perhaps that is the point. Over email, and as she was packing up her booth for the Dallas Art Fair — a solo Read

A Gorgeous Royal With an L.A. Art Sense: Meet the Most Important New Exhibitor at the Dallas Art Fair