9 days ago | Visual Arts
Full disclosure: I ate their lunch, and so I’m guilty as charged if accused of biting the hand that fed me. Or maybe “snapping at” would be a better term, since I don’t expect to tear flesh or draw blood. Not that I even want to, you understand. T...
22 days ago | Visual Arts
Fly me to the moon / And let me play among the stars / Let me see what spring is like / On Jupiter and Mars Say the word “cosmic” and most Houstonians go all starry-eyed and outer-spacey. I guess that’s understandable for those of us living here i...
1 month ago | Visual Arts
Revolution was in the air and its leaders were not to be satisfied by anything less than total overthrow. No longer would pretty pictures of Hudson River landscapes be tolerated, nor even gritty views of decaying city tenements. Paintings in the n...
2 months ago | Longform
Who could have foreseen it? A young Buenos Aires-born, London-based artist who does pseudo-18th-century architectural drawings of fantasy ceramics factories, set amid faux-mechanical renderings of early manufacturing equipment, interspersed with r...
2 months ago
"AT the Core of the Algorithm" Upon entering Hiram Butler Gallery to see Michael Petry's "AT the Core of the Algorithm" installation, one might quickly decide that everything could be seen within five seconds. However, if a visitor looks beyond th...
3 months ago
Capsule reviews by Joelle Jameson, Randy Tibbits and Susie Tommaney "Barnett Newman: The Late Works" "Barnett Newman: The Late Works," which recently opened at The Menil Collection, is the venue's major show of the spring season. It's the first cl...