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1998 Stories by Susie Kalil

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  • Nuit Prowler

    published December 31, 1998

    "During my first years in Paris," wrote French photographer Brassai, "beginning in 1924, I lived at night, going to bed at sunrise, getting up at... More >>

  • Unbearable Lightness of Bee-ing

    published November 26, 1998

    Anyone familiar with Nicole Eisenman's raucous murals, paintings and drawings will probably expect her show at the Rice University Art Gallery to... More >>

  • User-Friendly Abstraction

    published November 12, 1998

    In the last several years, abstract art -- which had seemed an antiquated practice -- has been resurrected. In Houston, as in other parts of the... More >>

  • Getting the Picture

    published November 5, 1998

    Like anything that confidently demands your participation, "Blurred Boundaries" is enough to make you tired in advance. Just a glance through... More >>

  • Art for Sale! Cheap!

    published October 15, 1998

    Stephen Keene's exhibition "Fresh Art Daily," now at the Rice University Art Gallery, is a theme park of the imagination, a Wonderland for a... More >>

  • Concrete Abstractions

    published October 1, 1998

    Joe Mancuso's work has always been about subtlety rather than grand gesture. For years, the Houston artist has painstakingly transformed basic... More >>

  • Art and Craft

    published October 1, 1998

    Jim Isermann renders his work -- "flower power" furniture, shag-rug "paintings," stained-glass panels, stitched fabric wall hangings and other... More >>

  • Raw and Wonderful

    published August 6, 1998

    Outsider art -- held up as a model of raw expression, passionate integrity, uncurbed innovation and psychic intensity -- is enjoying a high... More >>

  • Seeing the Light

    published July 2, 1998

    As the Contemporary Arts Museum guard pulls back the curtain to James Turrell's installation Night Light, he instructs you to follow a handrail... More >>

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