There are some fascinating objects in this wannabe blockbuster, but mainly it's a grab for crowds and cash.
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For people not involved or interested in Houston's art scene, Houston Chronicle critic Douglas Britt first drew attention with a 1,400-word screed telling PR people how to send pitches to him. Now, he's either desperate for attention or going off the deep end. In what is either a (very tedious) at ... More >>
When The Art Guys married a plant two years ago, they admittedly piggybacked off of the gay marriage debate as a tool for promotion. When The Art Guys commemorated their marriage to the plant this past weekend, the only thing piggybacked off of was the year-long drought. "Wouldn't it be great if i ... More >>
NO chit-chat with the critic, pleaseDouglas Britt is the arts critic of the Houston Chronicle who, somewhat recently, was also ordered to shoulder part of the paper's society coverage.As a result, he's apparently desperate to manage his time better. So he wrote a 1,400-word memo to arts instituti ... More >>
You might be forgiven for thinking it was a big deal that Annise Parker won the mayor's race this weekend.That little episode was as nothing, in terms of loving column inches devoted to it, as the Houston Chronicle's announcement of its new team that will be covering Houston society ("such as it ... More >>
Inside the CAMH, the works of "No Zoning" lose their power.