Dallas’ Most Interesting New Art Space: A Giant White Cube Transforms an Old Warehouse Into a Marvel

Dallas’ Most Interesting New Art Space: A Giant White Cube Transforms an Old Warehouse Into a Marvel

06.17.16

After 30 years in Deep Ellum, one of Texas’ most respected dealers begins a new chapter. Not only has Barry Whistler joined the ranks of Design District gallerists, but he’s also on the leading edge, with an aesthetically avant-garde program that never verges on the trendy. Decades before authenticity was the buzzword, his eponymous gallery Read

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

by Catherine Casey
06.10.16

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 time the artist’s work has been exhibited in the Lone Star State since a 1997 installation at the Rice University Gallery. Here’s the scene: As you enter the museum, a massive pumpkin Read

The Pumpkin Lady: A Daring, Surreal Artist Gives MFAH a Texas Coup: Step Inside a New Art Universe
The Mistress of The Menil: The Surprising Story of the Woman At the Front Desk of the World’s Most Vaunted Private Collection Museum

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

06.06.16

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 museum realm is significant: This pleasant, intelligent woman oversees the front desk of one of the world’s most vaunted museums, The Menil Collection. Over coffee and a subsequent email conversation, we queried Miz Smith about her Read

A New Restaurant Makes This Museum Even Cooler: Dallas’ Hottest New Hangout Spot?

05.31.16

The Dallas Museum of Art’s redesigned north entrance, dubbed the Eagle Family Plaza, is the ideal environment for chic idling in the Dallas Arts District. Designed by Dallas-based firms Studio Outside, Hocker Design Group and Morrison Dilworth + Walls, the sleek new main entrance has a steel façade, wood decking and a manicured lawn anchored Read

A New Restaurant Makes This Museum Even Cooler: Dallas’ Hottest New Hangout Spot?
A True Texas Countryside Escape: An Underground Sensation, Owen Wilson’s Mom and a Houston Couple All Find an Art Hideaway

A True Texas Countryside Escape: An Underground Sensation, Owen Wilson’s Mom and a Houston Couple All Find an Art Hideaway

05.22.16

Everything old is new again, and the pleasures of the fauna of the Hill Country and the African savannah both provide inspiration and subject for an artist living in La Grange, Texas. But the medium she works in also lends intrigue to our story. How many of us have heard of the 19th-century illustration technique Read