VIP Land: Texas Contemporary Art Fair’s Insider Perks Wow — Your Early Sneak Peek

VIP Land: Texas Contemporary Art Fair’s Insider Perks Wow — Your Early Sneak Peek

09.02.15

Just in: Here’s an insider first look at the out-of-town dealers — and their artist headliners — traveling in to Houston for the Texas Contemporary Art Fair, which opens on Thursday, October 1 (through October 4) at George R. Brown Convention Center. From a smart contingent of Mexico City avant-garde galleries organized by independent curator Leslie Read

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

Blockbuster Doubleheader: Dallas Museum of Art Gives Us Pop and Pollock
Big Art Money: New $100,000 Prize Adds to Dallas Institution’s Grand Design, Sets a New Standard

Big Art Money: New $100,000 Prize Adds to Dallas Institution’s Grand Design, Sets a New Standard

08.27.15

It seems as if the splendidness of the collection at Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center can be matched only by its generosity. Our civic life is perpetually enhanced by the magnificent work and educational outreach that the institution offers — an imprint that’s unmistakable because its exhibitions are inevitably lovely, honed and utterly irresistible. Not only does Dallas’ finest Read

Latin American Art’s Great Champion: The Dynamic Woman Behind the Sicardi Gallery

08.27.15

With its stunning metal-clad building — a temple to Latin American modernism if there ever was one — exquisitely sited a block from The Menil Collection, and an impressive annual presence at both Art Basel Miami Beach and New York’s Armory Show, Sicardi Gallery numbers among America’s most powerful dealers. Yet few would have predicted such an outcome 20 years ago, when an Read

Latin American Art’s Great Champion: The Dynamic Woman Behind the Sicardi Gallery
Shopping Through History: Mammoth Houston Antiques Show Brings a Worldwide Reach

Shopping Through History: Mammoth Houston Antiques Show Brings a Worldwide Reach

08.27.15

This month, it’s time to relish, celebrate and shop history: Houston Antiques + Art + Design Show sets up 100 handsome Booths Friday through Sunday, September 18 through 20, at Hall B of the George R. Brown convention Center. Formerly known as the venerable HADA show — where Miss Hogg and the Mastersons sleuthed for Read