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

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

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

Salvador Dalí Is Having a Texas Moment: Houston and Dallas Both Get Masterpieces
An Underground Movement, a Timeless Montrose Classic and an Austin Road Trip: Your Art Scene 411

An Underground Movement, a Timeless Montrose Classic and an Austin Road Trip: Your Art Scene 411

05.02.16

Let There Be Light: Houston talent James Ciosek plays around with plastic films, the concept of chaos, and deep-space exploration. His unearthly sculptural light-based creations signal an “Opalescent Order” at Zoya Tommy Gallery (May 7 – 28). Going Underground: The bowels of the earth are the subject for internationally exhibited, NYC-based Donald Lipski — the perfect artist to take on Read

Austin Gets Its Own New Grown-Up Art Fair: How It Measures Up and What Makes It So Unique

05.01.16

After this weekend, Houston and Dallas aren’t the only Texas cities with art fairs. Art City Austin is on now (through Sunday, May 1) at Palmer Events Center (a 10-minute drive from downtown), a fresh iteration on an event launched in 1950. Originally branded Fiesta, and known for its hefty music component decades before SXSW, it Read

Austin Gets Its Own New Grown-Up Art Fair: How It Measures Up and What Makes It So Unique
One Houston Artist Is The Toast of London; Another Repurposes His Way to the Top

One Houston Artist Is The Toast of London; Another Repurposes His Way to the Top

04.30.16

Two Houston artists have a way with paper, creating allusions to the antique while incorporating timeworn ephemera; their now-on-view works are among the must-see exhibitions for May. Jerry Jeanmard, the design maestro at the top of the pedigreed firm Wells Design/Jerry Jeanmard, made a foray back to graphic design — his early calling — with a well-received exhibition at Moody Gallery in 2014, Read