Odd-ball Dog Art You Just Have to See: Stylish Furniture Gets the Canine Treatment

Odd-ball Dog Art You Just Have to See: Stylish Furniture Gets the Canine Treatment

by Catherine D. Anspon
07.29.15

More than an exhibition, an icon appears this summer at Texas Gallery — in the drolly, yet aptly titled, “William Wegman: Good Dogs on Nice Furniture.” The laconic, internationally shown lensman of renown — whose preferred, and most identifiable subjects, are his pet Weimaraners, beginning with Man Ray, the canine who started it all in Read

The Death that Shook the Art World: Monumental Texas Artist Leaves a Legacy in Stone

by Catherine D. Anspon
07.28.15

Jesús Moroles was one of the first artists ever profiled in the pages of PaperCity — appearing in the June 1999 issue in a special feature penned after a visit to the HQ of Studio Moroles in Rockport, Texas, which is also the nexus of the close-knit Moroles family. (Two years later, I returned to Read

The Death that Shook the Art World: Monumental Texas Artist Leaves a Legacy in Stone
Dallas Contemporary’s Justine Ludwig Reports from Frieze, NYC
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Dallas Contemporary’s Justine Ludwig Reports from Frieze, NYC

by Justine Ludwig
07.28.15

Dallas Contemporary’s unerring director of exhibitions/senior curator, Justine Ludwig, reflects upon her recent jaunt to Manhattan and environs for the merry month of May’s art action. Did Frieze win her over, or NADA quicken her pulse? Read on. Now in its fourth year, Frieze New York is noted for its presence of blue-chip galleries, ambitious Read

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Objets Trouvés: At Nasher Sculpture Center, Contemplating a Barbara Hepworth Monolith

For those who think museums are for pinkie-raisers, it’s time to think again.

07.28.15

If you have easy access to the Nasher Sculpture Center, consider yourself profoundly fortunate. Its dedication to a quality art trove assembled on a hugely imaginatively scale sets a high bar — frankly, it’s far more rewarding than a prissy stroll through Versailles. If the Nasher’s veritable excess of elegance doesn’t make you happy, well, that’s unfortunate; Read

Objets Trouvés: At Nasher Sculpture Center, Contemplating a Barbara Hepworth Monolith
When Edgy Art Moves: Houston Collective Goes From a Decaying Warehouse to the Cube

When Edgy Art Moves: Houston Collective Goes From a Decaying Warehouse to the Cube

by Catherine D. Anspon
07.23.15

When work migrates between an artist studio and a gallery or museum, it’s often a surprise. In the case of some artists with polish and a museum/collector pedigree, the work may move from one pristine environment to another. In contrast, very edgy work sometimes looks too raw and unfinished coming straight from an emerging talent’s Read