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Framed: It was a Very Goode Year
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Framed: It was a Very Goode Year

by Catherine D. Anspon
12.16.14

It was a very Goode year: Wrap 2014 by hitting Texas Gallery for a view that’s as good as it gets. West Coast painter Joe Goode, an early Pop proponent, unveils his latest — atmospheric whispers of acrylic on Fiberglas that give pause for contemplation. A startling range of emotions is evoked, in a show Read

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Chocolate Malt?
No —Avant-Garde Art

by Catherine Anspon
12.15.14

One sultry day in the summer of 2013, I popped by Catalina Coffee, fresh from jury duty, and strolled next door to press my nose to the shuttered time capsule that was Huston’s Drugs. To my surprise, I glimpsed a more pristine interior than I had remembered and an attractive couple of 20-somethings sweeping the Read

Chocolate Malt?<br /> No —Avant-Garde Art
Artful Weekend: Deep Ellum Doings

Artful Weekend: Deep Ellum Doings

by Catherine D. Anspon
12.12.14

Deep Ellum Doings: In one of the the final art openings of the season, head to Barry Whistler Gallery and Kirk Hopper Fine Art this Saturday night. Coincidentally, each gallery rolls out a doubleheader. At Barry Whistler, investigate Danny Williams’ mysterious nocturnes, paired with a really stellar group view of drawings. Meanwhile Kirk Hopper leaps Read

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Framed: The Jew Who Loves Christmas

by Catherine D. Anspon
12.09.14

Subversive holiday anyone? For the most fun you’ll have all weekend for $25 (or spring for $40 and be a real VIP) head to the Heights for a little underground theater. I’ve personally been waiting a whole year to see Houston playwright/actress Abby Koenig’s “The Jew Who Loves Christmas.” And it’s the centerpiece of a Read

Framed: The Jew Who Loves Christmas
Coup d’Etat: Loris Gréaud

Coup d’Etat: Loris Gréaud

by Patricia Mora
12.05.14

Come January, European installationist/illusionist artist Loris Gréaud lands at the Dallas Contemporary in one of the most eagerly watched openings of the international spring season. Patricia Mora chats with the red-hot art star from his studio in the environs of Paris and gets an exclusive look at the most ambitious exhibition ever mounted at the Dallas Contemporary — a beyond-epic Texas debut that also marks the artist’s first American museum show. Entre nous. Read

Artful Weekend: Two metropolises, two chill art happenings.

by Catherine D. Anspon
12.05.14

Begin tonight in Dallas at the 19th Blue Yule at The MAC, a jubilant fete of the season and chance to secure some really cool artist-made ornaments, which typically range from the surreal to the sublime. The bluegrass band the Boxcar Bandits perform and a word of warning: Watch out for the blue mystery punch … Tomorrow, Read

Artful Weekend: Two metropolises, two chill art happenings.