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    May 8, 2014
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    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Yoko Ono Turns 80, Still Weird as Hell

    Yoko Ono, never one to bend to the rules of societal convention, has got this old-age shit down to a science. Screw bridge club and Metamucil; this soon-to-be octogenarian is putting your grandma's ideas about the twilight years to shame. True to form, the famed conceptual artist/musician/fashion- ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 28, 2012

    A Stunning Space

    The new Asia Society Texas Center is a work of art itself. The downstairs exhibition space is pretty good, too.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Broad Prize: HISD a Finalist Again, Goes for a Second Win

    Houston ISD got some great news today -- it's been nominated once again as a finalist for the Broad Prize for Urban Education thanks to an increased African-American graduation rate, more African Americans and Hispanics taking Advanced Placement tests and a greater percentage than any other urban di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Forget Kraftwerk, 5 Acts We'd Like To See In Houston Museums

    Next week, German electronic-music pioneers Kraftwerk will perform eight of their albums in their entirety, from 1974's Autobahn through 2003's Tour de France, at New York City's Museum of Modern Art. The album that spawned the closest thing duo had to a "pop hit," the title track of 1977's Trans-Eu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2012

    Last Night: Radiohead At Toyota Center

    Radiohead Toyota Center March 3, 2012 Radiohead just doesn't add up. The band has effectively turned its back on the music business, pioneering alternative methods of distribution of its music to fans (most of it online), short-circuiting the traditional promotional apparatus by releasing last year ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012

    Power Players

    The feminist artwork on view at the CAMH isn't as dated as it should be.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Terrence Gallivan of Pilot Light Restaurant Group

    Photo by Mai PhamPilot Light Restaurant Group's Chef and Co-Owner, Terrence Gallivan​If you haven't tried Terrence Gallivan's cuisine yet, it's probably because the somewhat elusive chef has only been cooking in Houston for short bursts of time. He did a one-month stint as part of the sold-out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Das Racist: Deconstructing The Rappers' References

    ​Over the past two years, Das Racist has been a Pitchfork favorite and highly revered for their witty, perhaps smarmy delivery of mostly historical and pop-culture references. The duo - trio if you include their hypeman, Dap, and quartet if you include their hypeman's hypeman, Lakutis - is com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    10 Food-related Gifts Under $25 to Make Your Friends Salivate The Wine Monkey is the life of every Holiday party​We all have at least one - that friend who is obsessed with everything food. Luckily, shopping for him doesn't have to break the bank. Here are ten options, all under $25. Gift that Keeps on Giving One of the best gifts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    I Wanna Be Your Dog (Or Cat): This Edition Has A Cool Theme Song

    Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to alleviate the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care's crowded conditions while welcoming a loving, loyal, possibly slobber-ridden companion into your life. Attached are the photos of your primary targets. If you or any team member are caught or ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009

    Jill Moser: "Sixteen Street"

    Artist Jill Moser speaks the language of simple abstraction

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    February 5, 2009

    Artists on Film

    Web exclusive!

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    December 11, 2008
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    October 22, 2008
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    March 27, 2008

    Bernice Rose

    The Menil’s new chief curator debuts with a lecture on the Drawing Institute

  • Culture

    February 28, 2008

    "How Artists Draw"

    An exhibit at the Menil shows familiar artists in a new way

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007

    That's a Lot of Photos

    With more than 140 photos, Russell Lee Photographs is fat. With a price of $50 and weighing in at almost five pounds, that’s $10 per pound. I wish Linda Peterson, Head of Photographic and Digital Archives at the Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin (how’s that for ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now"

    The artworks in this Blaffer show may have nothing in common, but everyone's Asian!

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    September 14, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our critics' opinions on local exhibits

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    June 29, 2006

    Real Simple

    It's all black and white with John Szarkowski

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    December 15, 2005

    Knitta, Please!

    Hitting the streets with Montrose's craftiest taggers

  • Culture

    August 18, 2005

    What's in a Name?

    The art of Bill Traylor and William Edmondson is powerful, no matter what we call it

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    July 14, 2005

    Fantastic Form

    Sicardi Gallery shows the optically kinetic art of Luis Tomasello

  • Music

    August 12, 2004
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    July 8, 2004

    Exploding the Canon

    "Inverted Utopias" helps rewrite the story of modernism

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    March 4, 2004

    Divergence in Style

    Houston Ballet offers up two solemn dances -- and a wild one

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    January 1, 2004
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    November 20, 2003
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    November 13, 2003

    The Music The

    If you want poetry, read a book

  • Culture

    October 16, 2003

    Mo' Masterpieces

    Never gone to New York? The MoMA comes to Houston

  • Culture

    October 9, 2003

    Pilot Projects

    Luca Buvoli achieves liftoff in two flying exhibits

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Curator

    Kim Davenport

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Modern Art 101

    Keep it real at the MoMA exhibit

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    September 18, 2003
  • Culture

    August 28, 2003

    Degrees of Whiteness

    A gallery exhibit highlights the possibilities of that most neutral of colors

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    August 14, 2003

    Hushing Up

    What's all the fuss about Hush?

  • Culture

    July 17, 2003

    Being Trisha Brown

    The CAM comes up with a dynamic exploration of art on the edge

  • Culture

    September 6, 2001

    Dream Weaver

    Of all the surrealists, Tanguy discovered the straightest path to the unconscious

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    Death Knell

    Mel Ziegler's provocative installations suggest it's time to bury marketing-driven museums

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    April 20, 2000

    Caution: Swoon Zone

    "Outbound" recalls the best of the '90s with ten works that you may (literally) fall head over heels for

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    October 7, 1999
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    April 1, 1999

    Domestic Disturbance

    If you rearrange the furniture, do you become someone else?

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    March 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 18 - 24, 1999

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    July 10, 1997
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    March 30, 1995
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    March 9, 1995

    Taken with Twombly

    After all the hoopla, one has to ask: Is Cy Twombly worth it?

  • News

    October 6, 1994

    Art of the Mortgage

    MFA's one-of-a-kind home loan program

  • Film

    January 20, 1994
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