Houston has been getting a lot of attention in recent months and from some rather unlikely places. Whether it is the New York Times or Forbes, Houston is, dare we say it, hip. For a town that has a serious case of poor-widdle-me-itis way too often, it is encouraging to see outsiders -- Yankees even! ... More >>
Facsimile Mark Rothko paintings — not dialogue — pulse with life at the Alley.
One of America's most expensive "blocks"Business Week has put together a list of the ten most expensive blocks in America, and Houston has an entry on the list. Spoiler alert: You probably don't live on it. Everyone will surely be knocked over to learn that the block, which actually seems to ... More >>
The Museum District throws open its doors and welcomes everyone in
Spend a rainbow-colored afternoon at the MFAH
The museum throws open its vault
Christopher Rothko explores the life and work of abstract painter (and No. 1 dad) Mark Rothko
Anya Tish Gallery offers its own monochromatic minimalist art
David Whitney's impeccable taste is on display at the Menil
From Warhol prints to African artifacts, the de Menils stocked museums around the globe
This Menil exhibition should be on permanent display
At 90, Agnes Martin still strives to paint perfection, and knows she never will
An abstract show at Mixture points out why you shouldn't even ask
Rebecca Holland transforms materials to better understand our place in the world
March 25 - 31, 1999
Bryn Tustin was an electrician from New Jersey who became a punk-music DJ in Houston, opened a record store and remade himself into Chuck Roast.
Dorothy Hood has three -- count 'em, three -- shows concurrently. And it's not enough.
October 1 - 7, 1998
April 9 - 15, 1998
Aaron Parazette matures, while Mark Rothko endures
Three current shows reveal the perils of abstraction in painting
Painter Susan Crile takes on the oil-field infernos of Kuwait
An MFA show reveals that Degas' love wasn't limited to ballerinas