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Frieze Report:<br />New York is for (Art) Lovers

Frieze Report:
New York is for (Art) Lovers

by Catherine D. Anspon
05.27.15
Gallerist Jonathan Hopson + Artist Debra Barrera Take Manhattan Houston's Jonathan Hopson, director Hello Project Gallery, and Debra Barrera, rising art star/CAMH-exhibited talent spent mid-May in Manhattan canvasing the fairs and investigating the scene. Read

Creatives Frolic: “Artists Unframed” Serves Up the Ultimate Snapshot

by Catherine D. Anspon
05.22.15

Hot off the press this month is Merry A. Foresta‘s scintillating art tome/photo album Artists Unframed (Princeton Architectural Press, May 20150, $24.95). Foresta, former photo curator at the Smithsonian Institution, raided the venerable institution’s Archives of American Art to select more than 100 largely unknown images that reveal candid moments in the lives of our country’s top creatives. The images encompass Warhol from pre-Factory to Superstar days, Diego Rivera and Frida Read

Creatives Frolic: “Artists Unframed” Serves Up the Ultimate Snapshot
Texas Auction Fever: <br />World Records Hammered Down <br />at Heritage Auctions

Texas Auction Fever:
World Records Hammered Down
at Heritage Auctions

by Catherine D. Anspon
05.20.15
Believe the Picasso $179 million canvas — The Women of Algiers (Version ‘O’), painted Valentine’s Day 1955 — sold at Christie's this month is the only #worldauctionrecord? Think again. Read

Pop-Surrealism Packs Political Punch in San Antonio

by Catherine D. Anspon
05.16.15

It’s an important homecoming when San Antonio native son Alejandro Diaz returns to his home town for a one-person solo, “It Takes a Village,” at the Linda Pace Foundation gallery SPACE. The New York-based, internationally exhibited Diaz is one of Pace’s signature artists who showed early on at Artpace, the residency program/kunsthalle founded by the picante sauce heiress. Diaz Read

Pop-Surrealism Packs Political Punch in San Antonio
Portraits From Prison: Amy Elkins Glimpses Life Lived in an 8 x 10 Cell
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Portraits From Prison: Amy Elkins Glimpses Life Lived in an 8 x 10 Cell

by Catherine D. Anspon
05.12.15
Many of the complicated sociopolitical concerns and human rights issues about life in prison — specifically solitary confinement — are confronted by Houston Center for Photography's very topical installation, "Black is the Day, Black is the Night" and "Parting Words." Read