Your Ultimate Guide to the Houston Fine Art Fair: The Booths, the Buzz and the Beneficiary

Your Ultimate Guide to the Houston Fine Art Fair: The Booths, the Buzz and the Beneficiary

09.04.15

YOUR GUIDE TO THE ART ACTION: The booths • The buzz • FotoFest as opening night beneficiary • Dorothy Hood Pavilion • Art League loft • The worthy honorees • Paper splendors • Houston’s Hall of Fame. Calendar these dates: September 9 through September 12, at NRG Center; tickets, gallery roster and details: houstonfineartfair.com.  WHY WE’RE GOING Year five Read

Handsome (and Daring) Dallas Artist Pushes the Envelope: Ted Kincaid Does Not Create Afraid

09.04.15

Dallas artist Ted Kincaid is handsome, affable and highly articulate. He also has enjoyed a long and successful career since the early ’90s, when he exhibited with Barry Whistler Gallery. Though decades have passed since his initial foray into the North Texas art universe, his fascination with a thoroughly “real” world versus a manipulated — or Read

Handsome (and Daring) Dallas Artist Pushes the Envelope: Ted Kincaid Does Not Create Afraid
Growing Up Rothko: A Famous Artist’s Son Speaks Up, Sheds Light On The Man

Growing Up Rothko: A Famous Artist’s Son Speaks Up, Sheds Light On The Man

09.03.15

This fall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the sole American venue for the retrospective of Mark Rothko (1903-1970); he and Jackson Pollock are considered the most important abstract painters of the modern era. A half-century ago, patrons Dominique and John de Menil recognized Rothko’s greatness and commissioned a series of paintings for the Read

War, Snakes and Lightning Bolts Cannot Stop Synchrodogs: Duo’s Surreal Art to Grace Dallas

09.03.15
Dallas Contemporary assistant curator Lilia Kudelia’s decision to highlight the work of Synchrodogs in an ambitious show (September 20 through December 21) is perhaps best illustrated by a short and heady visual cocktail. Read
War, Snakes and Lightning Bolts Cannot Stop Synchrodogs: Duo’s Surreal Art to Grace Dallas
Blockbuster Doubleheader: Dallas Museum of Art Gives Us Pop and Pollock

Blockbuster Doubleheader: Dallas Museum of Art Gives Us Pop and Pollock

08.29.15

I’d travel almost anywhere to see either Jackson Pollock or Pop art. But when both show concurrently in a single museum? That’s unbelievable. While Houston has Mark Rothko this fall (thanks to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Dallas delves into the under-known splendors of two important subjects. First, “International Pop” arrives at the Dallas Museum Read