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"Between Land and Sea" at The Menil Offers Art From Regions Not Our Own

4 years ago by Randy Tibbits
The Menil Collection has just opened a nice little show of regional art. It follows another that opened in February, and yet a third (now closed) last November. And the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has a big regional show taking up one of its major exhibition spaces. Can you...

Line Drawings in Menil's "The Beginning of Everything" Range From Sublime to Less Than Lofty

4 years ago by Kelly Klaasmeyer
Strictly composed of works from three private collections, this exhibition feels like raw material for later, better shows.

Top 10 Most Overrated Avant-Garde Artists

5 years ago by Steve Jansen
From literature to architecture, experimental music to painting, these 10 creatives can be summed up in the words of Sir Paul McCartney: "Avant garde a clue." Banksy Just because an artist’s identity is unverifiable doesn’t make him “underground” or “good.” But somehow, the English street artist and his cloaked persona...

The Victims of Hurricane Harvey: Harris County ME Confirms 25 Deaths

4 years ago by Meagan Flynn
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, the county medical examiner's office, has released the circumstances detailing briefly how 18 people in Harris County died during Tropical Storm Harvey. The number is only expected to rise as floodwaters continue to recede and first responders begin going block to block, door...

21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Romeo & Juliet and Wham City Comedy

4 years ago by Houston Press
A look at the 21 best things to do in Houston this week, including Dance Salad Festival 2017 and the Wham City comedy tour.



Powerhouse Prints by Powerhouse Artists at Hiram Butler Gallery

9 years ago by Meredith Deliso
Every five years, Hiram Butler Gallery breaks out its all-star prints from hiding. The current iteration of that concept, simply called "Prints," reads like a Who's Who of mid-century print artists: there's Robert Rauschenberg, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Richard Serra and Cy Twombly, to name some of the 11 artists...

"Line: Making the Mark" at the MFAH Gives You Something to Figure Out

6 years ago by Randy Tibbits
'Line: Making the Mark," which opened last week at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and runs through March 22, is a show of prints and drawings about making marks in the modern art era -- roughly the past 80 years -- the marks in evidence being lines. If this...

Exploring Field Recordings From the Bottom of the Ocean

5 years ago by Tex Kerschen
Maybe Alfie was only too quick to call it when he said, “I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each, I do not think that they will sing to me” in T.S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. I don’t always make enough time for world music,...

Liberating the Imagination: CORE Performance Company Unleashes The Liberated Accident

8 years ago by Adam Castaneda
The Set-Up: Atlanta and Houston-based CORE Performance Company presented The Liberated Accident, an evening in three chapters at the Barn on November 7-9. Accident is the work of guest artist Amanda K. Miller-Fasshauer whose recent return to the United States from Germany prompted the thematic and structural content of the...

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