What constitutes meaning? It’s not a simple question, and it’s one that has captured the imagination of artists, philosophers, and scholars alike for millennia.
Anne Windfohr Marion’s life story has the makings of a Lone Star legacy. Recognized as an oil heiress, rancher, horse breeder, and business executive, her philanthropy included support for the arts as well.
“Creative people need time to sit around and do nothing.” This perceptive quote from author Austin Kleon, a self-described “writer who draws,” is front and center on Deborah Robert’s Instagram account as I’m writing.
The project Oppenheimer is referring to, which will be unveiled Sept. 15, is C-010106, commissioned by Landmarks, the public art program of the University of Texas at Austin.
On view at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth May 15 through September 25 is Women Painting Women, a thematic exhibition of forty-six women artists who choose women as subject matter in their works.
Cyrus shares aspects of his spirited path along sonic territories by creating sculptures, denim works, drawings, and sound, all of which are part of his upcoming solo exhibition at The Modern in Fort Worth, on view through June 26 as part of the museum’s ongoing Focus series.
Bey is one of the most important artists working today, and that isn’t hyperbole. Dawoud Bey: An American Project, co-organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, is on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, through May 30.
Art Making as Life Making: Kinji Akagawa at Tamarind, on view April 23 through Oct. 30 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, showcases the meaning and impact of collaboration in this renowned artist’s life.
Shahzia Sikander recognizes the many forms that the erasure of women can take, whether historically or in contemporary life. And she has focused her art practice on changing that reality.
Artist Neva Mikulicz sees a growing “anti-science” attitude in our culture, and it creeps her out.
San Antonio-based artist Jennifer Ling Datchuk reminded me of Brecht’s riddle-like assurance while discussing her current exhibition Later, Longer, Fewer: The Work of Jennifer Ling Datchuk, on view at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft until Jan. 8, 2022.