The Other Mexico: Texas Art Fair to Open Minds and Shatter Stereotypes With Global Look

The Other Mexico: Texas Art Fair to Open Minds and Shatter Stereotypes With Global Look

by Catherine D. Anspon
08.04.15

This October’s Texas Contemporary Art Fair can boast a truly global outlook — one that looks south. The Fair’s organizer, Art Market Productions, has tapped Mexico City/Austin-based Leslie Moody Castro to serve as a guest curator for year five. Moody Castro teams up with CAMH director Bill Arning to organize a special presentation within the Fair, titled Read

Oddball 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 titled "William Wegman: Good Dogs on Nice Furniture." The preferred and most identifiable subjects of this laconic, internationally shown lensman are his pet Weimaraners, Read
Oddball Dog Art You Just Have to See: Stylish Furniture Gets the Canine Treatment
The Death that Shook the Art World: Monumental Texas Artist Leaves a Legacy in Stone

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. Read
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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

Dallas Contemporary’s Justine Ludwig Reports from Frieze, NYC
Objets Trouvés: At Nasher Sculpture Center, Contemplating a Barbara Hepworth Monolith
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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