8 years ago | Photography
We know of course that Steve Jobs saved America with his genius for must-have gadgets, long live Steve Jobs. And we know it's foolish to argue with conventional wisdom about these things, but just for a second let's consider what a brilliant idea ...
8 years ago | Museums
At the opening last night of Glen Fogel's new show at the Contemporary Arts Museum "With Me ... You," the bright fluorescent lights on the ceiling came on every three minutes or so (signaled by a text-message chime) and reliably startled the audie...
8 years ago | Stage
The centerpiece of the new Box 13 exhibit, which opened Saturday night, was "Temple Hive," an ambitious blanket-fort by Monica Vidal, her second such "hive" installation. This one is golden and shimmery, a quilted skin fitted over an intricate, lo...
8 years ago | Architecture
Marylyn Dintenfass is known for her paintings, drawings and monotypes that feature energetic, abstract shapes, imagery inspired, she says on her Web site, by her "lifelong love affair with automobiles, especially the culturally iconic, high-powere...
8 years ago | Music
Because Sonic Youth has a long practice of using the works of contemporary artists on their covers - think Raymond Pettibon on Goo and Gerhard Richter's photorealist Kerze ("Candle") on Daydream Nation - these visual artists have reached wider aud...
9 years ago | Architecture
Perhaps you know already that the city of Houston is celebrating its 175th birthday, and that about a dozen exhibits will be hosted by as many organizations around the city this year. At the Houston Heritage Society, meanwhile, "we're showing Hous...