Gene Morgan

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  • 4 years ago | Visual Arts

    There's a billboard on 59 that advertises a free iPad 2 when you buy new windows. The iPad 2 is great. You can e-mail from it, and surf the Web. You can listen to music! I thought for a second that it would be really sweet to have a new...

  • 4 years ago | Visual Arts

    The Texas Contemporary Art Fair happened, and it was a success, I think. I mean, I really don't know, but there were people there, and I went, and I quickly got very uncomfortable seeing all of the people I am uncomfortable seeing in one place. Bu...

  • 4 years ago | Visual Arts

    These days, it's hard to pull out of your driveway without T-boning a food truck. And really, this is not a bad problem for us to have. I mean, what kind of society were we before we could get truffled bacon dogs at 2 a.m.? I got a problem, though...

  • 4 years ago | Visual Arts

    By now you may have heard that another arts fair is about to hit our city. Next week, the Texas Contemporary Arts Fair happens, and like the fair that preceded it a few weeks before, also at the George R. Brown, all eyes will be on the Houston art...

  • 4 years ago | Street Art

    You make street art. I picture you dressed in all black, sneaking-up late night, just to wheat paste a poster of a cat below a giant advertisement for Bud Light. Or maybe you spend hours painting a wall with well-executed artwork, and it's extreme...

  • 4 years ago | Visual Arts

    You go to a restaurant. At some point between ordering your pancakes and wiping the syrup off your daughter's face, you look up and there it is. Art.  By my unscientific estimate there is 1,000 percent more art in restaurants than all of the ...