The Menil’s New Woman in Charge: America’s Most-Watched Museum Director Opens Up on the Challenges of Her Houston Return

The Menil’s New Woman in Charge: America’s Most-Watched Museum Director Opens Up on the Challenges of Her Houston Return

05.26.16

We posed four questions to Dr. Rebecca Rabinow, The Menil Collection’s newly appointed director — the first woman to helm this very vaunted, world-renowned museum. Over email, we caught up with the Houston-raised scholar, who arrives from a plum spot at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a parallel path set by the Museum of Fine Read

Chalk Party! This Bash Promises to Turn Us All Into Sidewalk Kids Again — With a Posh Twist

by Alexis Bierman
05.19.16

Rewind to the days when chalking the neighborhood sidewalk was the go-to weekend activity: On Saturday, May 21, attendees of the first annual chalk art festival, Chalk The Park, are encouraged to channel their inner Picasso and transform the sidewalks of The Shops At Park Lane with their own works of art. Stationed at the Read

Chalk Party! This Bash Promises to Turn Us All Into Sidewalk Kids Again — With a Posh Twist
Watch Out, Christie’s? A Family-Owned Dallas Auction Gallery Sets Up an Event Worthy of the Big Boys

Watch Out, Christie’s? A Family-Owned Dallas Auction Gallery Sets Up an Event Worthy of the Big Boys

05.18.16

With the behemoths — Christie’s and Sotheby’s — setting auction records this spring, one family-owned auction house in Texas stands out for its reputation for securing top lots away from the madding glare of Manhattan. Cue Dallas Auction Gallery, owned by local couple Kathi and Scott Shuford, who entered the biz in 2002. Sited in Read

The Throwback Artists: Two Texas Mega Talents From Small Towns Shatter Expectations With Oft-Dismissed Skills

05.05.16

TWO SEMINAL ARTISTS SHOWING IN DALLAS AND HOUSTON THIS SPRING MERIT A PLACE ON THE COLLECTORS’ WATCH LIST. BOTH SHATTER EXPECTATIONS VIA THROWBACK MEDIA THAT COULD BE CONSIDERED SLEEPERS — FOR ANTHONY SONNENBERG, IT IS CERAMICS WITH A SIDE OF NEEDLEWORK, WHILE KERI OLDHAM HAS HER WAY WITH WATERCOLOR. READ ON FOR THE TALE OF HOW THESE SMALL Read

The Throwback Artists: Two Texas Mega Talents From Small Towns Shatter Expectations With Oft-Dismissed Skills
Salvador Dalí Is Having a Texas Moment: Houston and Dallas Both Get Masterpieces

Salvador Dalí Is Having a Texas Moment: Houston and Dallas Both Get Masterpieces

05.03.16

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) hardly needs an introduction. One of the most iconic modern artists in the world, this gent (born after Picasso and before Warhol) with the outrageous antics and signature moustache captured the public’s imagination and to this day remains a touchstone of the Surrealist movement (as well as a performance and installation artist par excellence). The early Dalí launched a fervor with a diminutive Read